For International Conventions and chapter meetings, Kristin will confirm the date within 30 days of the initial request. For US Chapters, Kristin will “hold” the date until six months prior to the engagement.
For US chapter meetings, Kristin will “confirm” the date six months prior to the engagement OR at any time upon mutual agreement.
In the unlikely event that an unforeseen conflict occurs, Kristin will ensure a suitable speaker will take her place.
For Chapter Programs, Kristin prefers to:
Fly in the afternoon before the meeting.
Join your Board or chapter members for an early dinner that evening.
Turn in early.
Have the room set up appropriately.
Present for 90 minutes to no more than 3 hours as part of your chapter program.
Have books available for sale.
Use an LCD projector, screen, and wireless lavaliere microphone. Have one flipchart, easel, and markers.
Fly out that same afternoon or evening.
Kristin’s NSA Bio
Kristin Arnold is the only member of NSA who holds both the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation as well as the CPF|M – Certified Professional Facilitator | Master. With over two dozen years of team-building and facilitation experience, Kristin specializes in helping executives and their leadership teams in achieving extraordinary results, while using a smooth process and enhancing relationships along the way.
A founding member of the Facilitators’ Community Group adn the EmCee Community Group, Past Facilitator & EmCee Community Group Chair, Lab Director, Provost of NSA’s University at Marco Island, and NSA President in 2010-2011, Kristin is one of our most knowledgeable sources around facilitation and interaction. She started her national involvement with NSA on the faculty of the Facilitation Skills Lab in 2000 and co-chaired the first Interaction Skills Lab in 2005. She is an author and columnist on teamwork, presentation skills, and moderating panels. She is also contributing author to NSA’s Paid to Speak, Speak More! and the International Association of Facilitator’s Handbook on Facilitation.
As a specialist in facilitating high stakes meetings, training others to facilitate, and speaking on high performance, collaborative teams in the workplace, Kristin helps organizations take their teams from ordinary to extraordinary!
As one of the first female graduates of the United States Coast Guard Academy, Kristin developed a passion for building strong teams during her two decades of service in the Coast Guard. A pas President of the National Speakers Association United States, Kristin now will share advice based on over two decades of facilitation and speaking expertise.
Please give a warm welcome to our speaker, Kristin Arnold