Welcome to the

2022 teammates summit


Lunch11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Boxed Lunch

Welcome11:45 AM - 11:55 AM

Hear from Dr. Tom Osborne about TeamMates' newest Core Value

Introductions11:55 AM - 12:05 PM

Meet the TeamMates Central Office Staff

RC Breakout12:05 PM - 1:00 PM

Connect with your Regional Coordinator and network with your peers!

Regional Coordinator Region Room #
Terri/Felica Metro Main eating area
Susie Buss Northeast B1
Tiffany Egger North Central B2
Angee Dostal Southeast Auditorium
Jess/Christina South Dakota B3
Vicky/Shaley Kansas C1
Ashley Iowa A1
Janae/Jennifer Western/Wyoming C2
Lisa Dutt Southern A2 & 3
TeamMates 1011:00 PM - 1:30 PM

What does it mean to be a TeamMate? Hear how we can impact the world by using our strengths-based model.

PC vs. Board1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Sometimes the line between program coordinator and board members can be fuzzy. Learn the differences between the two and how we can work together as a team.

Program Services FAQs2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

You have questions. We have answers. 5 FAQs about Civicore and Program Services!

Finances: The Big Picture2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Handling your chapter's finances can be overwhelming.

What's the Risk?3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Why does TeamMates have so many rules? Learn more about our Core Value of Safety.

TeamMates+3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Learn 5 ways you can utilize TeamMates+ in your community.

Recruitment & Marketing4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

End the day on a positive note with some fun and exciting things you can use to boost your chapter's awareness!

TeamMates Game Night5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Come over to the Mill for some heavy appetizers and play a board game with your fellow heart workers!

Breakfast Yogurt Bar8:30 AM - 9:00 AM 
NEW Mentor Training Certification9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

We've updated our new mentor training. Learn how to teach mentors to be strengths-based, safe, adult friends to their mentees. Anyone who plans to train new mentors must attend New Mentor Training Certification.

TeamMates Updates11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

We have a lot of exciting changes ahead! Hear what's in store for the year ahead.

Lunch & Keynote from Lisa Utterback12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Hear from Lisa Utterback as she inspires us to be resilient in times of turbulence.

Building Resiliance1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Get a more in-depth look into how you can be resilient. This is a part II to our lunch keynote.

The Secret Sauce to Matching and Support1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Learn how to make the best matches!

Recruiting Male Mentors1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

After conducting a focus group of male mentors, our team found some differences in why men decide to mentor vs. why women do. Hear how you can take these findings and use them as a strategy in your own backyard.

Social Media Training1:45 PM - 2:15 PM 
Grant Writing & Finding the Right Grants2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

How to find grants and apply for them in smaller communities.

For the boards: the muscle behind TeamMates2:30 PM - 3:00 PM 
Navigating Tough Conversations2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Mentoring isn't always warm and fuzzy. Hear from a panel of experts on the best way to respond to serious questions and topics.

Storytelling2:30 PM - 3:00 PM 
3 P's of TeamMates3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Every good story has a hero. Let's make potential mentors feel like heroes in your awareness campaigns. Hannah Miller will walk you through the 3 P's of TeamMates and how to fit them in your marketing narrative.

Booth time!4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Booths & Strengths-based FUN!

Happy Hour5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Enjoy music and fun at the Scarlet Hotel

Breakfast Yogurt Bar8:00 AM - 8:45 AM 
I got my Top 5 - Now what?8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

What do these 5 words mean? How can I use these in my life? Our Director of Engagement will help show you how to use strengths in your everyday vocabulary and how to be a great strengths spotter.

Social Media Training9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Chapters can now have their own social media pages to promote their program! But are YOU personally ready for the challenge? Please attend this training if you are interested in having a Facebook page or any other social networking site.

Board Best Practices9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

What does it really mean to be on a TeamMates board? Learn how you can be the gold standard of local volunteer boards and reach your fullest potential.

5 Ways to Utilize the TeamMates Foundation9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

The TeamMates Foundation can be a great investment for your local chapter. Learn how it can benefit your students for decades to come.

Strengths Strategy9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn how we can use strengths language while supporting matches.

Building a Strategic Plan10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

What is a strategic plan and what goes into making a successful one? Choose your own adventure and build a strategic plan in this fun, interactive session.

Best Practices Panel10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

We say "best practice", but what does that really mean? Hear from some of our star heart workers who represent the best practices of a specific field in mentoring.

For the Future Thinkers10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Best practices in supporting your mentees during senior year with scholarship opportunities. Attendees will gain knowledge on our central office scholarship application, our college partners and how continued support is provided through their post-secondary education with our TeamMates+ program.

Special Iowa Breakout10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

This is for chapters in Iowa ONLY. What is Iowa Mentor and how does it impact me? Hear from Mary Sheka about the resources Iowa Mentor can provide your chapter for $0!

RC Community Check-in11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Wrap up Conference with a quick check in with your Regional Coordinator

Regional Coordinator Region Room #
Terri/Felica Metro Main eating area
Susie Buss Northeast B1
Tiffany Egger North Central B2
Angee Dostal Southeast Auditorium
Jess/Christina South Dakota B3
Vicky/Shaley Kansas C1
Ashley Iowa A1
Janae/Jennifer Western/Wyoming C2
Lisa Dutt Southern A2 & 3
Lunch, Awards, & Keynote from Larry Keiter12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Enjoy a catered lunch while we honor our Community Partner of the Year, Local Program of the Year, and Mentor of the Year. We'll wrap up our conference with a presentation from Keynote Speaker, Larry Keiter, on creating a strengths-based environment of hope.