Strategic Plan

Membership Growth

Maximize the benefits of chapter membership and engagement resulting in an increase of active members each year.

  • Increase member-only value added benefits
  • Increase networking opportunities for members
  • Create personal touch programs and initiatives to retain members and convert nonmembers.

Governance

Build an organization that supports the vision, mission and values of ICF Chicago.

  • Research and evaluate best practices for implementation
  • Align governance structure, policies and procedures with ICFC charter, bylaws and ICF Global
  • Fill all board and committee chair positions
  • Leverage ICF Global

Professional Development

It is critical that all 
engaged in ICFC programs and initiatives consistently find value,
relevance and opportunity for growth and development.


  • Further research and assess coaching community professional development needs.
  • Establish standards, criteria and measures for all ICFC programs and initiatives.
  • Create multiple channels and platforms for the delivery of relevant professional development.
  • Leverage resources to support professional development goals.

Communications and Branding

Advance the reach and influence of ICFC through effective communications and marketing strategies.

  • Define and refine the brand promise of ICFC.
  • Develop and implement communications plan to create awareness of the value and brand proposition.