IAAP Chicago NW (In-Person & Virtual) Branch - Leading from a Non-Positional Leadership Position
Leading from a Non-positional Leadership PositionLeadership is often thought of as a responsibility of those at the top, those in power, those with the loudest voices, or those who wield the strongest influence. However, most of us who are in non-leadership positions are asked to lead at some point in our careers. This session will explore best practices, skills, and strengths for leading and influencing others to do the same.
Share a knowledge of various skills and strengths needed for leadership
Begin to identify how they can take leadership from where they are now.
Articulate how to authentically lead and encourage others
Recertification Points: 1
Speaker's BIOJuanita M Mort, CAP, OM, MOSE
Executive Assistant to the Vice President, IT/CIO at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College
Juanita Mort, CAP, OM, PM is the Executive Assistant and strategic business partner to the Vice President, Information Services and Technology/CIO at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College. This role supports the learning experiences of the students by enriching their education through technology. She is also an adjunct faculty member on the ***** Education|Workforce Development team and provides small setting learning opportunities in the Microsoft Office platform.
With over 25 years of experience as an executive assistant supporting senior executives and CEO’s, Juanita has built a record of accomplishments through strong performance in high volume, high pressure environments. She skillfully manages administrative duties and is a staff trainer and mentor to new executive assistants.
Education and continued professional development are important components of Juanita’s personal growth/career plan. She holds associates degrees in Business Administration and Computer Information Systems. She also holds several industry certifications: IAAP Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) with specialty designations in Organizational Management and Project Management, Microsoft Office 2013 Specialist Expert and Microsoft Office 2016 Specialist Master.
Advocacy for the administrative profession is one of Juanita’s great passions. Juanita’s core belief is that admins and the vital roles they play in the success of their companies should be understood, recognized, and appreciated. Their voices should be heard and regarded as valuable. Passion drives success and success drives passion. Through her membership in the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), she has grown her network and enhanced her leadership skills through leadership roles at the local, regional, and international levels of the association. She is the current chair of the IAAP Board of Directors.
Juanita is active in her community and currently volunteers her time with HACC-related opportunities on the Administrative Office Management Advisory Board and the President’s Next Generation Task Force. She also serves on the Finance Committee and community project “The Church has Left the Building” with her local church.
Juanita lives in Harrisburg with her husband, Jerry. Between them, they have four children, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and enjoying the fun of being Mimi and Pop-Pop.
Login information will be sent prior to the event by the Branch Director.
Branch Director: Aya Roberts (IAAP_Chicago_NW@outlook.com)