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PDF March/April 2006
e-mail February 27, 2006
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MARCH/APRIL 2006
Why the Endangered Species Act Works...
Sierra Club Kicks Off 'Reality TV'
Largest-Ever Mercury Study
First You Trek, Then You Organize
   
The (New and Improved) Sierra Club
The Structure of Leadership in the Sierra Club
Who You Gonna Call? A Guide to Staff Resources
Introducing the Mentoring Program
ClubBeat
   
Who We Are
Richard Sloan
Linda Ernst
Rod Hunter
 

 

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2006
PDF January/February 2006
The Power of Many
 
How We Saved the Arctic Refuge (For Now)
Getting Somewhere on the Bridges to Nowhere
Cities Get Cool
Measuring Mercury
Fighting for the Valle Vidal
Building Trust
There's No Limit to Colorado's Power
Finding Common Ground
Trickle-Down Activism
‘Hey, I Can Do This’
I Can Smell for Miles and Miles
Building Environmental Community One Canyon at a Time
Paper to Pixels
Sierra Summit Soars
‘Why Live If You Don't Have Something to Struggle For?’
Expanding Excom
   
Club Charts Direction for Next Five Years
Big Easy to Beltway: ‘Where's the Beef?’
2005 Timeline
Faces of the Sierra Club
 
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The Planet
Who You Gonna Call?

A Short, Incomplete Guide to Sierra Club Staff and Resources

This is not a comprehensive, everything-you-need-to-know guide, but a starting point—some of the people or positions most likely to work with volunteer activists. You can find a more complete and regularly updated version of this guide in Clubhouse.

[ACTIVISM]
To join the Action Network and receive occasional e-mail alerts when action on the environment is needed, sign up at www.sierraclub.org/action.

[ACTIVIST MATERIALS]
For Sierra Club buttons and placards, fact sheets, bulk orders of The Planet, and other activist materials for tabling and outreach, go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/go/activist.asp.

[ADDRESS CHANGES]

Contact Member Services at (415) 977-5653 or address.changes@sierraclub.org.

[BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND NATIONAL VOLUNTEER LEADERS]

For questions about Board meetings, national elections and ballots, contact John Ridener at (415) 977-5675; john.ridener@sierraclub.org.

[CALENDAR SALES]
To learn how you can raise money for your chapter or group by selling Sierra Club calendars, go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/go/money/calendars or contact Jim Cohee at (415) 977-5718; jim.cohee@sierraclub.org.

[COMPLIANCE REVIEW]
For questions about c3 and c4 funding issues for chapters, contact compliance.review@sierraclub.org or go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/leaders/chapterfunding.

[CONSERVATION POLICIES]
For national conservation policies, go to sierraclub.org/policy/conservation/. For chapter and group leaders with questions about local application of national policies, contact the field office in your area. Go to sierraclub.org/field.

[E-MAIL AND DISCUSSION LISTS]

For frequently asked questions about e-mail lists (using Listserv), go to sierraclub.org/lists/faq.asp. For information on how to start an e-mail list, go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/infosys/listserv/creationportal.asp.

[EXCOM POLICIES AND PROCEDURES]
For questions and materials related to chapter and group excoms, including by-laws, conflict resolution, conflict of interest issues, chapter and group elections, and Sierra Club policies and procedures, go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/go/policies or contact Emily McFarland at (415) 977-5535; emily.mcfarland@sierraclub.org.

[FIELD OFFICES]
For help on conservation campaigns or media outreach, contact the field office in your area. Go to sierraclub.org/field.

[FINANCE]
For questions about finance, e-mail finance@sierraclub.org. For a staff list, go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/finance/staff.htm.

[FOUNDATION]
For questions about the Sierra Club Foundation, call (415) 995-1780; toll free (800) 216-2110; fax (415) 995-1791. More info can be found at sierraclub.org/foundation/

[LEGAL]
For inquiries on Sierra Club involvement in environmental litigation and other environmental legal activities, call (415) 977-5772 or go to sierraclub.org/environmentallaw.

[LIST AND LABELS]
For chapter and group leaders who need lists or labels of Club members in their chapter or group, contact Lillian Miller at (415) 977-5657 or Alex Bauer at (415) 977-5684, or labels@sierraclub.org. To report changes in group, chapter, regional, and national leadership positions, contact leader.updates@sierraclub.org. (But not address changes. For those, contact address.changes@sierraclub.org.)

[LOGO AND DESIGN GUIDELINES]

To download Sierra Club logos or for guidance on the Club design guidelines, go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/design or e-mail design.guidelines@sierraclub.org. Or contact Jim Bradbury at (415) 977-5726; jim.bradbury@sierraclub.org.

[MAILING PERMITS]
For help with obtaining mailing permits for chapter or group publications, contact Stephen Byington at (415) 977-5679; stephen.byington@sierraclub.org.

[MEDIA]
For assistance on media outreach or responding to questions from the media, contact your local field office. Go to sierraclub.org/field.

[MEMORIAL GIFTS]

To set up a memorial gift to the Sierra Club in memory of a recently deceased family member, contact at Member Services at (415) 977-5653 or membership.services@sierraclub.org.

[MEMBER SERVICES]
For membership/donation questions or Sierra magazine subscription changes, contact Member Services at (415) 977-5653 or membership.services@sierraclub.org.

[MEMBERSHIP AND FUNDRAISING]
For chapter and group membership recruitment and fundraising help, and information about Sierra Club coffee, note cards, apparel and other merchandise, call (415) 977-5635 or e-mail frip@sierraclub.org. Also, go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/membership.

[NEWSLETTER REIMBURSEMENT]
For information about reimbursement procedures for chapter and group newsletters and other chapter and group projects, go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/leaders/oep/newsletterguidelines. Or contact Carrie Hudiburgh at (415) 977-5580; e-mail: chapter.funding@sierraclub.org.

[NEWSLETTER RESOURCES]
For newsletter stories, photos, and camera-ready graphics, go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/go/tools/newsletters. For help with newsletter design and editorial, contact John Barry at (415) 977-5584; john.barry@sierraclub.org.

[OUTINGS]
For support and materials for chapter and group outing leaders, call (415) 977-5528 or e-mail gco@sierraclub.org. For national outings, call (415) 977-5522 or e-mail national.outings@sierraclub.org. For questions about inner city outings, call (415) 977-5628 or e-mail ico@sierraclub.org. For a full list of outings department staff members, go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/outings.

[PLANNED GIVING]
For more information about including the Sierra Club as a beneficiary in wills, trusts, or retirement plans, or creating charitable gift annuities and trusts, contact Linda Coffee at (415) 977-5639; linda.coffee@sierraclub.org.

[THE PLANET]
To suggest story ideas for the Planet, contact Tom Valtin at (415) 977-5742; tom.valtin@sierraclub.org. To receive the Planet, go to sierraclub.org/planet/subscription.asp. Or e-mail planet@sierraclub.org. (And don’t forget to send your wonderful photos of Club activities and activists to: planet@sierraclub.org.)

[POLITICAL PROGRAM]
For questions about voter education and the political program, call (202) 547-1141 or e-mail political.desk@sierraclub.org. For questions about candidate endorsements and contributions, contact Geoff Suttle at (202) 675-2393; geoff.suttle@sierraclub.org.

[RISK MANAGEMENT, INSURANCE, AND LIABILITY]
For general questions regarding insurance and risk management issues, contact the Office of Risk Management at (415) 977-5569; insurance@sierraclub.org. Or go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/finance/risk_manual/index.asp.

For insurance coverage relating to an outing, call (415) 977-5528, or e-mail gco@sierraclub.org. For chapters or groups with questions about matters our legal counsel may need to address, contact contact Julia Reitan at (415) 977-5597; julia.reitan@sierraclub.org.

[TRAINING]

For information about the Sierra Club Training Academy, chapter chair and political trainings, and more, go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/go/training or contact Emily McFarland at (415) 977-5535; emily.mcfarland@sierraclub.org.

[VOLUNTEER POLICIES]

For internal policies governing volunteer responsibilities, such as "Speaking for the Sierra Club," go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/go/policies. For questions of interpretation, contact Julia Reitan at (415) 977-5577; julia.reitan@sierraclub.org.

[WEB SUPPORT]
For questions about the Sierra Club’s public Web site—www.sierraclub.org—or Clubhouse, our leader Web site—clubhouse.sierraclub.org—e-mail webmaster@sierraclub.org. For chapter and group webmasters seeking assistance, go to clubhouse.sierraclub.org/websupport or contact Jenny Coyle at (415) 977-5533; jenny.coyle@sierraclub.org.


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