(National Events)

2017 Post Leaders Workshop

Date: August 20 - 22, 2017
Location: St. Pete Beach, FL

Registration Deadline is Monday, July 31, 2017


  • Attendees are required to stay through the conclusion of the entire program.
  • SAME will cover the registration and hotel costs of 2 Post Leaders provided they have NOT attended the PLW in the past two years. (2015 or 2016) 
  • SAME will cover the cost of three nights for international Post Officers.
  • SAME will cover two room nights for those scheduled to speak at the PLW
  • The opening reception on Sunday, August 20 is for Post Leaders only.
  • The reception on Monday, August 21 is open to guests at a $50/pp fee.
  • Posts may send additional attendees at their own cost, as space permits.
  • Attendees are required to share PLW content and information back at their Post.

Hotel Registration

Hotel Registration Link

SAME National will cover the nights of August 20th and August 21st.  Your credit card will ONLY be charged for incidentals and any extended stay.  

Don CeSar
3400 Gulf Boulevard
St. Pete Beach, Florida, 33706


*Group Breakouts – each group circulates through all 

three sessions together 

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Session A: Best Practices from Posts
Buddy Barnes - Tracking campers and scholarship recipients
Ed Brown - Post leader succession planning

Session B: Membership
Jill Murphy - Membership recruiting/retention and sponsorship
Stephanie Satterfield – Sustaining members, corporate partner program
Joe Schroedel – Strategic Partnerships

Session C: Finance, Compliance & Administration
Allison Ingram – Finance & Administration requirements – 990/Annual Reports
Stacy Humes – Streamers, Awards, Officer Updates, CLAS

Post Leaders Workshop
Start Date/Time:
Sunday, August 20, 2017
End Date/Time:
Tuesday, August 22, 2017