Strategic Plan

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Strategic Planning Implementation Team
  • SGM Dr.Chris McConnell, mcconnell1584(at)msn.com
  • SWM Dr. Jane Allison Otto drjaotto(at)sbcglobal.net
  • SS Dr.John H. Prey, supremescribe(at)deltsig.org
  • IPSGM Dr. Rocco Ciccone, a4n6dds(at)yahoo.com
  • PSGM Dr. Neal J. Cronin, nealcronin(at)aol.com¬†
  • PSGM Dr.S.Michael Mahan, lcmahan(at)juno.com
  • PSGM Dr. Douglas F.Wright, dwright(at)adelphia.net
  • PSGM Dr. Hugh P. Champagne, hugh(at)deltsig.com
  • PSGM Dr. Thomas C. Lakars, tlakars(at)uic.edu
  • PSGM Dr. David E. Hertel, davehertel(at)yahoo.com
  • PSGM Dr. Medick M. Capirano, mmc4(at)pop.pitt.edu
  • PSGM Dr.George W. Sferra, Jr. drgwsjr(at)mindspring.com
  • PSGM Dr. James S. Tinkle, tinklej(at)ohsu.edu
  • PSGM Dr. Louis R Farrugia, louis.farrugia(at)tufts.edu
  • PSGM Dr. Greg Ganzkow, ganzkowdds(at)comcast.net
  • PSGM Dr.Robert E. Carson, ¬†Robert-Carson(at)ouhs.edu


Organization Goals
Goal 1

Equip each DSD member to contribute their best to the profession and to the Fraternity by expanding uses of resources of the Education Foundation

Coordinator(s): P.Chuck Moyer

Goal 2

Increase the number of Graduate Chapters and restore Graduate Chapters to vibrant organizations, with members eager to attend meetings and work to accomplish DSD goals.

Coordinator(s): David E. Hertel davehertel(at)yahoo.com

Goal 3

Provide value to members by planning and holding meetings.

Coordinator(s):

Goal 4

Anticipate and meet changing needs by assessing members' needs annually and making changes to keep "ahead of the times."

Coordinator(s): Medick M. Capirano mmc4(at)pop.pitt.edu

Goal 5

Instill pride in being a Delt Sig by recognizing and communicating the accomplishments ofDSD and members at every opportunity.

Coordinator(s): James E. Overberger

Goal 6

Fully employ all available technology and methods to communicate to members and to facilitate communications between members.

Coordinator(s): Hugh P. Champagne hugh(at)deltsig.com

Goal 7

Provide value to each DESMOS recipient by tailoring the publication to meet the needs of all members

Coordinator(s): Lon D. Carroll LonCarroll(at)aol.com

Goal 8

Restore the pride, prestige, history and heritage provided by rituals and ceremonies by maintaining them as prescribed "by-the-book" for each meeting.

Coordinator(s): S. Michael Mahan lcmahan(at)juno.com

Goal 9

Restore the basics of DSD Pride, Brotherhood, Commitment and Professionalism

Coordinator(s): Michael A. Dill macvadp(at)aol.com

Goal 10

DSD should become more representative of the profession in terms of Age, Gender, and Ethnic background.

Coordinator(s):

Goal 11

Increase active participation in chapters.

Coordinator(s): David F. Hertel davehertel(at)yahoo.com

Goal 12

Use the "Clout" of 30,000 Members to provide special benefits to DSD members.

Coordinator(s):

Goal 13

Challenge senior DSD members and involve them in the leadership, education and development of younger members.

Coordinator(s): Arthur P. Mourino amourino(at)gems.vcu.edu

Goal 14

Increase active membership and commitment in DSD undergraduate chapters.

Coordinator(s): James S. Tinkle, Jr. tinklej(at)ohsu.edu Chris McConnell

Goal 15

Ensure that qualified student candidates are not "lost" in the transition between school and active practice/teaching by facilitating their induction into an active graduate chapter

Coordinator(s):

Goal 16

Provide value to DSD's members who do not attend DSD meetings.

Coordinator(s): William J. Kelly, Jr. Wjlbkelly(at)aol.com Hugh Champagne hugh(at)deltsig.com

Goal 17

Provide effective leadership and administration for DSD

Coordinator(s): George W. Sferra, Jr drgwsjr(at)mindspring.com

Goal 18

Ensure that DSD's financial resources are effectively managed and employed to achieve DSD goals

Coordinator(s): Gary H. Westerman ghwester(at)creighton.edu Miro A. Pavelka