Advisory Council - 2021 Nominations

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at
the Starved Rock Country Alliance

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The Illinois SBDC at the Starved Rock Country Alliance seeks 25 - 35 individuals to advise, share, learn, and plan the next stages of the Starved Rock Country Alliance and its Small Business Development Center.

Members are asked to:

Participate in four quarterly [Zoom] advisory meetings in 2021.

 

Dates are as follows:

  • January 16th - 2-4pm - Introductions of 2021 Advisory Council - Perspective Sharing: Small Business Environment and Growth Opportunities

  • April 9th - 2-4pm - Perspective Sharing: Starved Rock Country's Industry Opportunities and Small Business Trends

  • August 17th - 2-4 pm - Perspective Sharing: Small Business  and Entrepreneurship

  • November 11th - 2-4 pm - Perspective Sharing: Holiday Shopping - Activities, Events, and Opportunities

Perfect candidates are representatives who are:

  • Innovative self-starters - Passionate about regional entrepreneurial development and economic progress

  • Tenacious in collaboration, growth, and inclusivity

  • Comfortable using their full voice in acting as communicators of internal and external opportunities for regional growth

  • hold a strong ethical and professional background or be passionate about building one

As an Advisory Council Member, our hope is for members to:

  • actively participate in the four quarterly 2-hour meetings

  • have strong communication and listening skills in order to share your perspective grow resources and impact through feedback and planning

  • take an active role in sharing opportunities within your local network

  • support and enable growth and reach of the Starved Rock Country Alliance and the IL SBDC at the SRCA, providing your perspectives and quality thought centric to regional growth.

  • 100% optional - Lead or join an "Action Team" aligning with your own personal interests and goals

 

To apply to become a member of the 2021 Starved Rock Country Advisory Council: please complete this form:

"The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves."

  - Steven Spielberg

"Small business, you can give them capital, but when they often need as much is mentoring, advice, and help with their business plan."

  - Karen Mills

2021 Advisory Council Nomination Form: 
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The Small Business Development Center at the Starved Rock Country Alliance

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