Designed for new or inexperienced members who want to learn about their Union and how to become involved. Participants are given an opportunity to become familiar with our Union’s terminology, structure, program and decision-making process. Skills training for the seminar include effective communication and analysis of one’s leadership potential. Participants examine their leadership styles, gain skills in understanding group dynamics, issue organizing, and using the tools of the delegate and representative assemblies. Participants also develop action plans for their involvement in the Union. This workshop is conducted by members of the VEA MLT Cadre and is appropriate for all members.