Leader Orientation Resources

ENA appreciates the efforts of all volunteers working to make successful state councils and chapters. Leader training and transition are key elements to a member's time as a local leader. 

  • Leader manuals
  • Orientation resources
  • Videos On-Demand
leader orientation

Administration and Operations

ENA state councils and chapters are tasked with managing the organization at the local level. The administration and operations page provides a menu of resources related to the day-to-day functions for administering state council or chapter business. This includes:

  • Annual Activity Plan
  • ENA Bylaws
  • State Council and Chapter Operational Procedures
  • Financial Management Resources
State Admin and Operations



ENA Brand Center

The ENA Brand Center is a central repository of ENA-branded templates, forms, and materials for use by ENA state council and chapter leaders. The purpose of the Brand Center is to help ensure brand consistency across states and chapters and provide resources to help state council and chapter leaders in their roles.

ENA Brand Center

State Council Achievement Awards

The ENA State Council Achievement Award recognizes ENA state councils for achieving best practices and organizational excellence in the core areas of association management including Administration/Governance, Communication/Public Relations, Education, Membership, and Advocacy/Government Affairs.

State Council Achievement Awards



Looking for Advice?

The State and Chapter Leader online community is a great resource for connecting with experienced and first-time local leaders. Post your question or share ideas. The ENA Component Relations team is also always available for support.

Contact Component Relations State/Chapter Online Community