Meet our Board: Andrea Dono

This is the fourth installment in a series to learn more about who’s doing the work behind the scenes to keep our Chapter running along. Stephanie Gardner, HMN Board Historian and Parliamentarian, is conducting a series of online interviews with the members of our 2021 Board of Directors. Here we are featuring Andrea Dono, Secretary…

Got an Idea for a New Project?

Nothing’s changed (well except for the conversion to Better Impact), so this is mainly for newer HMN members. The procedure for proposing a new project is really pretty simple. Prior to submitting a new project proposal, the member should refer to the VMN Volunteer Policy Handbook (“Volunteer Service Requirements,” pages 12-17). Reviewing the handbook will…

Better Impact is your friend!

HMNs: If you haven’t yet, check out Better Impact, the new Virginia Master Naturalists’ volunteer management system at MyImpactPage.com. There you can:  find a complete list, with descriptions, of all our approved activities (formerly called “projects”) through which you can get volunteer service credit  find and sign up for any scheduled events that may be coming…

Getting acquainted with Better Impact

Like it or not, we’ve got a new volunteer management system in Better Impact! The Virginia Master Naturalists Volunteer Management System (VMN VMS) that has been in place since the formation of the Headwaters Chapter in 2011, is scheduled to disappear at the end of April. The state program coordinators have worked hard over most…