$10 – $55

RMD Leadership Academy West - Fall 2019

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

5233 South 3200 West

Taylorsville, UT 84129

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Leadership Academy is a one-day intensive training event for chapter and chorus leaders of all types. Whether you've been in a leadership role in a choral organization for years, you're brand new to it, or you're anticipating a future role, we have something for you. Come share in an exchange of ideas with leaders from other organizations. Hear from experienced instructors. Establish new connections that can help you and your chorus.



Courses will be categorized into four tracks, and you can choose which courses (from any track) to attend based on your own experience and the needs of your group:

  • Governance: Topics geared toward people in the roles of President, Executive Director, Executive Vice President, Immediate Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer
  • Music: For musical leadership roles such as Director, Associate or Assistant Director, VP of Music & Performance, Section Leader, Music Librarian, Music Committee Member
  • Internal Operations: Focused on topics of interest to Membership, Chapter Development, Program and Activities
  • External Operations: Responsibilities such as Chorus Manager, Marketing, Public Relations, Community Outreach, Youth Outreach, Web Development, Social Media



Our outstanding faculty includes:

  • Mark Andromidas - 2019 RMD Barbershopper of the Year, VP of Music & Performance, Chorus Manager, and Past President of the Wasatch Front chapter
  • Mike Deputy - Past president of the Rocky Mountain District, former RMD VP of Marketing & PR, Harmony Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Wendi Hassan - Executive Director of Cache Arts, board member of the Cache Children's Choir, grants expert
  • Gene Miner - RMD VP of Membership Development, 48-year barbershopper, many-time president of the Salt Lake City chapter
  • Kevin Pape - Past president of the Rocky Mountain District, member of the BHS Operations Team and Society Events Strategic Ops Team
  • Lee Taylor - Past president of the Rocky Mountain District, longtime member of the RMD board and operations team
  • Vince Winans - RMD VP of Music, 48-year barbershopper, two-time district quartet champion



Choose from courses including:

  • Adding Spice To Your Rehearsal Plan (Andromidas)
  • Chapter Management: The Function of the Board of Directors (Pape)
  • Chapter Programming: Beyond Chorus Singing (Taylor/Miner)
  • DISC Personality Profile & Communication Styles (Deputy)
  • Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Grants (Hassan)
  • It's Not Just Contest: Making An Unforgettable Weekend Out Of Your District Convention (Winans)
  • Managing the Relationship With Your Director (Andromidas)
  • Membership Orientation (Taylor/Miner)
  • Planning and Running a BOD Meeting (Pape)
  • Recruitment Practicum (Taylor/Miner)
  • Show Production & Convention Hosting 101 (Pape)
  • Technology For Barbershoppers (Deputy)
  • The Triumvirate: Secretaries, Treasurers, and Presidents (Pape)
  • Vision and Legacy of the CEO and Board Members (Pape)
  • Youth and Educator Outreach (Andromidas)
  • and more course announcements coming soon!



The schedule for Leadership Academy will be as follows:

  • Friday PM - Introductory Dinner (optional, location TBA) - Meet faculty and attendees, ask questions, help guide the direction of discussion for the following day
  • 8:30-9:00 - Registration, Juice & Muffins
  • 9:00-9:25 - Opening General Session
  • 9:30-10:55 - Class Session 1
  • 11:00-11:55 - Class Session 2
  • 12:00-12:25 - Lunch (Included. You will receive an email invitation to create a customized order from Jimmy Johns)
  • 12:30-1:55 - Class Session 3
  • 2:00-2:25 - General Session
  • 2:30-3:25 - Class Session 4
  • 3:30-4:55 - Class Session 5
  • 5:00-5:30 - Closing General Session


Tuition is $55 each for the first four representatives from your chapter or organization and includes lunch, snacks, and general session music. Additional attendees from your chapter are just $10 each.

CARA winners are awarded scholarships to cover the tuition for the first 4 attendees. If your chorus is a CARA winner, please enter all your attendees under "Additional Attendees".

We are excited to see you there! If you have questions about Leadership Academy please contact Scott Anderson at sqanderson@yahoo.com.

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5233 South 3200 West

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