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Successful Transition is the Key to Organizational Health!

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As Georgia State nears the end of the semester, many student organizations will be looking to either replace officers that are graduating or hold full elections for their organizations. Therefore, here are some tips for a successful officer transition:

  • Have outgoing officers organize all their resources from the past year. Many times, new officers are just given a binder with no direction of what to do with it. Have everything organized and go through it with the incoming officer.
  • Hold a transition workshop or retreat including all outgoing officer, incoming officers and the advisor. Discuss what went well and what didn’t go well during the past year. Help the new officers set goals