Sinnott carried out a search to select a new Internet provider with strong technical support staff willing to answer NJAMHA's questions.
Both Sinnott and I recognized that because NJAMHA is such a small organization with a staff of 10 and no internal hierarchy, its ability to act as a small entrepreneurial start-up, certainly in this case, was greatly enhanced.
By using the results of the initial survey, we incorporated the appropriate elements into NJAMHA's Web site.
The association maintained a heightened level of interest in the Web site project by including articles in two of the association newsletters, NJAMHA News Journal Assisting Mental Health Agencies and Bits & Bytes.
However, to meet their needs, he has developed inexpensive sites for many of our agencies, thus creating a revenue stream for NJAMHA.
In the early stages of Web development, the association carried out a dual plan that combined the design and programming of the new NJAMHA Web site with a new training service, which was offered at no charge to members.
* the opportunity to list their organization on the NJAMHA Web site;
All of these services translate into revenue to further reinvest in NJAMHA's own Web site.
Now NJAMHA can send out a legislative alert via e-mail to its members regarding an important legislative issue.
Recently, NJAMHA added job postings to its Web site.
As for the driving force behind it all, George Sinnott received our Employee of the Year Award at NJAMHA's Annual Meeting in June 2000.