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Finding a fresh perspective on your community

SELECTING TEAM MEMBERS

Recruiting Team Members

Select team members who represent a variety of perspectives in your community. Their perceptions will enhance the assessment process and their participation could broaden interest in your own community and economic development efforts. There are no "experts" in this process. Each person's perceptions and first impressions are valid. Involve individuals who are outgoing and can make an objective assessment. Select at least two alternates in case any members of the team are unable to participate. Try to include a combination of the following:

  • Business owner
  • Local government official
  • Educator or school administrator
  • Professionals (physician, dentist, attorney, architect)
  • Realtor
  • Newspaper editor or reporter
  • Banker Community volunteer
  • Retired person
  • Family person
  • Young single adult
  • High school student

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A program by University of Illinois Extension