May 2012 Strategic Planning Meeting Madison, WI

The Strategic Planning and Charter Development meeting, held at the University of Wisconsin in May 2012, generated clear a vision and mission statement. An organizational structure was developed, including a Chair, Co-Vice Chair(s) and Network Coordinator (2-year term) and a 12-member Steering Committee (1-year term). Strategic 1- and 3-year goals were outlined with a focus on 4 priority areas: 1) Research, 2) Education, 3) Policy and 4) Advocacy.