AGM / Wizard of Oz Team building

February 12, 2015
4:30 PM MST to 8:00 PM MST
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Hotel Eleganté Conference & Event Center
2886 S Circle Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
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The PMI Pikes Peak Regional Chapter board is to provide information on the strategy, goals, and plans for 2015. Our goal is to
provide the PPRC members an opportunity to hear about the future and volunteer opportunities of the chapter. A panel discussion
after the presentation gives you the opportunity to ask questions, provide your input on future improvements/events, and get to
know the chapter board.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: At the conclusion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:
• Learn about the board plans for improving the chapters membership value?
• Learn about chapter volunteer opportunities and how you can get involved?
• Provide your thoughts on future events, opportunities and direction.
Dinner Presenter: Joan Powell
Dinner Topic: Wizard of OZ: Group vs. Team
The classic storyline behind the Wizard of Oz is used to clarify the difference between group and team. The movie characters
parallel the stakeholders involved in a project and bring to light the necessity of inclusion. The inclusion of team members' talents
influences a project's outcome.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: At the conclusion of the keynote, attendees will be able to:
• Understand the difference between Group vs. Team.?
• Understand the skills necessary to transform a group into a team? and
• Understand the importance of inclusion.


Joan Powell
Joan has retired from 32 years of coaching volleyball? 30 of the years at Coronado High School in Colorado Springs
where she taught as well. She was a Disney Teacher of the Year in 1998. She has officiated for over 20 years as a
USAV national referee and 39 years as a PAVO national official. She has officiated the NCAA Division I, Division II &
III championships several times, including multiple semifinal
and final matches. Her latest championship was in
2009. Because of her appointment as the first NCAA National Coordinator of Volleyball Officials in 2011, she no
longer referees at the collegiate level where she has worked in a dozen DI conferences. Joan is a highly skilled
clinician, trainer and evaluator and has been a vital part of the Officials’ Training Program clinicians’ cadre since its
inception, as well as USAV’s Impact Certification Program, the Coaching Accreditation Program, and the Arbitrator
Program. Joan served the Professional Association of Volleyball Officials for five terms as president, starting in that
role in 1997. She has served on the USA Volleyball Board of Directors. She served on the USAV Joint Admin Council
and chairs the USAV Diversity Award committee. She was recently asked to rejoin
the National Association of
Sports Officials Board of Directors and serves as the Awards Committee Chair. Joan has authored numerous
officiating and coaching articles, including two chapters for two coaching books. Joan served as a technical advisor to
the NF/USAV on line coaches’ course. She has previously served on the National Federation Rules Committee and
has attended the National Federation Rules Meeting for many years. In 2008 she traveled with the Women’s
National Team as their Team Leader to the Pan Am Cup, the World Grand Prix and to the Olympic Games in Beijing.
Joan has been inducted into 7 Halls of Fame.


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