Chapters:
Chapters help us localize our efforts in this country and hopefully abroad. If you don't see your chapter here, start your own!


Austin, TX
Oliver Bernstein '03 is interested in getting an Austin chapter set up. If you're interested in getting involved, e-mail him using the contact button.
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Boston, MA
Started in 2005, Boston's chapter of DASC is currently headed by Karsten Barde '04, who is also DASC's national coordinator. Past activities of the Boston chapter have included social gatherings, a mentoring program for Dartmouth seniors planning to move to Boston after graduation, and a fundraiser for the DREAM mentoring program started by Dartmouth students. Please be in touch with any questions or suggestions!
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Chapter News:

Stand for Children - Internet Director & Information Mgr roles (MA)


The Internet Director is responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive online strategy, including internal and external promotion, online organizing, email campaigns, content creation, design development and technical implementation. The Information Management Director will combine the technical skills required to manage our data, as well as the strategic vision for how to architect systems and conduct smart analysis that serves our overall strategy.

INTERNET DIRECTOR

Stand for Children seeks a dynamic, self-motivated individual to direct the overall growth and strategic direction of our organization's online presence. The Internet Director is responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive online strategy, including internal and external promotion, online organizing, email campaigns, content creation, design development and technical implementation. This is a leadership position and requires someone who can motivate others to ensure the success of the organization as a whole.

Required Skills:
� Belief in Stand for Children�s mission and values;
� 7+ years online experience, including managing strategy development, content creation, and website development;
� Strong knowledge of website production technologies, including popular content management platforms (e.g. Drupal, Convio, Kintera) and the demonstrated ability to learn new systems. Familiarity with usability and accessibility concerns and techniques;
� Extensive contacts in the online space;
� Solid management experience and track record in motivating and building strong teams;
� Experience evaluating, contracting and managing 3rd party developers;
� Comfort training internal users and working with organizers to develop training programs for volunteers and organization members;
� Ability to communicate effectively and follow-through on commitments to others; can accept and incorporate direct feedback;
� Self-starter with ability to gracefully manage multiple tasks and projects under deadline;
� Exceptional customer-service orientation; proven ability to build consensus and work effectively within a cross-departmental team;
� 3-5 years experience managing content and production for high traffic websites.
� Passion, Integrity, and Energy!


Benefits
Competitive benefits offered including full health and dental coverage; life, long term disability and long term care coverage; 401k with a match; a flex plan; paid leave.

To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter with salary or full compensation requirements to internetdir@stand.org. Please specify interest in this position by inserting �Internet Director� in your email subject field. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. No calls please.



INFORMATION MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR

Stand for Children seeks a dynamic, self-motivated individual to develop and manage our data management systems. As a growing national organization with local state affiliates, the Information Management Director will work extensively with our State Executive Directors to ensure that all online and offline information about our members and donors is clean, accurate, and accessible.

Requirements:
� Belief in Stand for Children�s mission and values;
� 5+ years online experience, including managing strategy development, data management, analytics, etc.;
� Experience with managing data from range of campaign strategies, including email campaigns, CRM functions, direct mail, phone banking, etc.;
� Experience managing at least one major CMS, one major CRM, one major analytics package;
� Experience integrating data from multiple systems, legacy systems, and vendors;
� Knowledge of at least one major database platform (Microsoft SQL, Oracle, MySQL, etc.);
� Experience developing and implementing organizational process around data collection and report generation;
� Ability to communicate effectively and follow-through on commitments to others; can accept and incorporate direct feedback;
� Self-starter with ability to gracefully manage multiple tasks and projects under deadline;
� Ability to train staff on data systems and procedures relating to their roles;
� Proven ability to build consensus and work effectively in a team.
� Passion, Integrity, Energy!

Benefits
Competitive benefits offered including full health and dental coverage; life, long term disability and long term care coverage; 401k with a match; a flex plan; paid leave.

To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter with salary or full compensation requirements to infomgtdir@stand.org. Please specify interest in this position by inserting �Information Management Director� in your email subject field. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. No calls please.


posted by Karsten A. Barde 04 | posted February 5, 2009 | updated February 4, 2009 | contact poster




Chicago Chapter
DASC is seeking a coordinator of the Chicago chapter. Please contact us if you would be interested in helping to organize events in the Chicago area.
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D.C. Chapter
The Washington DC chapter of DASC has held events in recent years in conjunction with the very active DC alumni club. Highlights include a research briefing at the National Press Club with Thayer professor Charles Wyman on the alternative energy prospects of biomass, and a roundtable for students and young alums on nonprofit careers featuring representatives from the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Worldwatch, New America Foundation, Aspen Institute, Wachovia Bank, and the National Venture Capital Association. The chapter has a number of ideas for future activities, including career mentoring for students and young alums, a database of alumni in social change careers, a Princeton 55-like fellowship program, and more.
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Hanover/Upper Valley Chapter
It seems as though there are a significant amount of alums who have returned to work at the College or who are located in the Upper Valley area. If you would be interested in organizing an Upper Valley Chapter, please get in touch with us via the contact button.
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International
Is there any interest in starting a network of DASC members who find themselves out of the country for extended periods of time? E-mail us via the contact button if you're interested!
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LA/Southern California Chapter
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New York
New York is DASC's founding chapter and currently the largest chapter, with 120+ members as of 2011. New York members have been gathering for social events since June 2003, and have attended a large number of theater performances, documentary screenings, and readings by Dartmouth authors, directors, artists, and activists. Chapter members have also been involved as high school interviewers for the New York alumni club. Alex Kehl '07 and Ella Kim '09 have volunteered to revive the chapter. If you're interested in helping to organize events in New York or would just like to learn more and get involved with DASC in New York, contact them via this link.
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Chapter News:
Work with some Bronx kids!
Dartmouth alum offers Divorce Mediation Training

Other
We can start chapters anywhere that there are significant numbers of alums. E-mail me if there is not a chapter in your area, and you'd like to start one.
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Peace Corps Volunteers
Daniel J. Phelan 03 is in the process of setting up an idea exchange network/ support group for Peace Corps Volunteers.
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Portland/Pacific Northwest
Leah Horowitz '02 is looking for others who might be interested in helping start up a Portland/Pacific Northwest chapter.
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San Francisco/Bay Area Chapter
Meagan Patrick '10 and Lauren Meiklejohn '10 have volunteered to help restart the San Francisco/Bay Area chapter, so e-mail them at the contact link below if you are interested in helping organize events or getting involved in the chapter.
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Southern CT/Yale Chapter
Christine Mok '02 would like to start up a Southern CT/Yale Chapter. Get in touch with her if you'd be interested.
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