NAPO-SFBA Chapter Meetings 
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NAPO-SFBA Chapter Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month. NAPO-SFBA holds 12 chapter meetings a year, 8 in person and 4 via teleconference. See our events page for meeting locations and schedule. 

General Agenda for Monthly Chapter Meetings: 

No-Host Networking Dinner at Grill & Vine 5 - 6pm
Registration 6 - 6:30pm
Program 6:30 - 8:30pm

For meetings conducted at the Westin Hotel (March, May, October, December), all members and guests are invited and encouraged to join us for a no-host dinner at 5 pm at the hotel restaurant, Vine & Grill, before each in-person chapter meeting. 

Please join your colleagues to explore new tools and approaches that can help you develop and enhance your organizing practice!

Attendance is free for all NAPO-SFBA members (you do not need to register). 

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
6:00 Registration & Cookie Drop-off, 6:30 - 8:30pm Meeting

  

Chapter Meeting and Year End Celebration
Naughty & Nice Speed Networking and Holiday Cookie Taste-Off

  It’s time to celebrate our exciting year.  Rumor has it Santa is sending one of his nicest elves to emcee the evening as she finalizes his annual Naughty and Nice list. To spread the holiday cheer, a festive evening of Speed Networking has been planned. Even the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes after his first Speed Networking evening and yours can too.

Dress as you would like…. Toss on your ugliest holiday sweater, a whimsical hat or your basic organizer’s attire…all is welcome for the fun evening.

To make the evening even SWEETER, share your cooking skills in our second (kinda) annual Holiday TASTE-OFF. Amazing prizes will be awarded for the best cookie in two categories: 

  • “Nicest Looking” Cookie
  • “Soooo delicious it must be Naughty” Cookie

 Contest Rules

 1.    Anyone can enter -- NAPO members, Corporate Associate Members or guests

2.    Unlimited entries per contestant - but an individual/team can only win one prize
3.    Must be present to win
4.    Home cooked
5.    Not require refrigeration
6.    Please label your cookies if they are Gluten-Free or contains nuts.
7.    Criteria for judges: appearance and taste
8.    Bring your cookies during check-in time: 6:00 to 6:30PM
9.    Judging 6:30 to 7:00
10. The Judges are the attendees--everyone gets 2 votes
11. Submissions are rated on a scale of 1 to 5 (5 being highest)
12. Winner announced at end of meeting - 8:15PM

If you have any questions, please contact Tammy Jo Borosky, Clear Organizing at 925-708-8265.

  

CLICK HERE FOR GUEST REGISTRATION

 Chapter Members do not need to register

 

 


 

PAST CHAPTER MEETINGS:

November 14, 2018 - TOPIC: "How Resolving Grief Can Help People Release Clutter and Get On With Their Lives”
SPEAKER: Tina Kopko, LMFT, Grief Recovery Specialist (Berkeley)

October 10, 2018 - Data Management & The Professional Organizer
Contact Capture and CRM with Patricia Dwyer, Digital Chaos Control – comparing Insightly, Evernote and Contactually.
Scan documents with OCR with Jesse Sondheimer, Teaching and Taming Technology – featured solution is Adobe Acrobat.
Backup Options with David Casuto, SF Tech Training – Backup solutions include Google drive, Time Machine, One Drive and Carbonite.

September 12, 2018 - POP-up Event - Overcoming Fear of Difficult Conversations and Public Speaking with Lee Glickstein
Chapter Meeting - How to turn your clients into Raving Fans with Sue Brooke

August 8, 2018 - Loulena Miles and Richard Fivis: "10 Things a Professional Organizer needs to know about estate planning and fiduciary services."
July 21, 2018 - SPARK SF Picnic

June 13, 2018 PopUp! Event - Unpacking Partnerships, Chapter Meeting - Wine Organizing

May 9, 2018 - Business Partner Showcase, Volunteer Appreciation and Meet the New Board
April 11, 2018 - Peter Walsh in Conversation with Nancy Castelli

March 14, 2018 -Kick off Spring with Bay Home & Window and Remoov
February 7, 2018 - "Managing Resistance - Getting Our Clients to Yes" Dana Arkinzadeh, CPO  of DMA Organizing and Tammy Jo Borosky, C-SMM of Clear Organizing
January 10, 2018 - Bridging the Gap with Virtual Organizing

 

For previous years, click here