ENDING WORLD HUNGER, ONE GRILLED CHEESE AT A TIME.
MEETING GUIDERelationship Building with Campus Administrator
Co-President and/or Deli Manager
Sample agenda (below)
Customizable “Intro to FG” PowerPoint Presentation* (add
behind brochure”* (add URL)
*NOTE: Be sure to download the PowerPoint presentation as a .ppt file and the brochure as a.docx file so that you can customize them with your school logo and chapter information.
Suggested Administrative Contact
While the best administrative person to contact will vary by college or university, it willoften be the
Director of Student Life* or the Director of the Student Union.
Theytend to be oriented toward student empowerment and success, and are likely to be ableto provide guidance and connections to help get your chapter established.
*NOTE: This department may also be called Student Activities or Student Involvement.
Meeting Purpose and Goals
An initial meeting is meant to lay a foundation for a supportive long-term relationship by:
Gaining an understanding of their position and responsibilities.
Sharing the vision of the FeelGood movement in general, and your chapter inparticular.
Getting their perspective on the “lay of the land” from an ad
dining service’s point of view: The attitude, policies and contracts relevant to your
objectives, and guidance on how you might best proceed.Ultimately, over time, your objective is enrolling them as an advocate and/or a resourceyou can go to with questions or for guidance, approval or input.
Useful Tips for Before and After the Meeting...
When requesting the meeting, be persistent and reach out in multiple ways(phone, email, in-person visit to their office) to demonstrate your commitment.
Show up 5 minutes early for the meeting.
Have materials prepared, and review them in advance.
Within 24 hours of the meeting, send a follow-up email summarizing theconversation and next steps.
Within 72 hours, send a handwritten note of gratitude to them via campus mail.
[Note: The key to a successful relationship is passion
Be sure to follow up