Strategic Plan 2007

Mission Statement

SESHA is the Premier Environmental, Safety and Health Association serving the global semiconductor and associated technology industries. We provide value to our members through education and professional development.

Education and Development Programs

Purpose: To offer expert education and development programs to support professional development for all skill levels for all SESHA members, novice through expert


How will it be achieved?

Who will be accountable?

When will it be achieved?

Optimized Symposium/



  1. Launch Ed & Development Committee and include webinar responsibility.

  2. Develop targeted agenda for symposium

    1. Expand "high skill level" track for symposium.

    2. Offer track on "miscellaneous" or "offbeat" topics, such as contractor safety.

    3. Re-work PDC offering (more with less, high quality repeat PDCs, some fresh PDCs

  3. Develop standard mini-conference format at the national level that could be used by any chapter.

  4. Offer some type of regular "event" either via webcast, webinar, teleconference, etc

1) BOD

2a) Symposium Committee (w/EC assistance in validation)

2b) Symposium Committee

3) Region Chapter Directors

  1. Create "webinar" chair to lead this

  • Aug 22, 2007

  • Sep 30, 2007

  • Oct 25, 2007

  • May 31, 2008

  • July 31, 2008

Offer relevant and accessible publications and references

  1. List of available mentors/experts in specific subject areas.

  2. Highlighted availability of symposium papers on the webpage (i.e. provides as references to various subject areas as well as listed as symposium proceedings).

  3. Revamp journal process and format (transform from journal to periodical, TERF feature, regular topic features; investigate publications of texts, etc.)

  4. Coordination of all publications through the webpage.

  1. E&D Committee

  1. E&D Committee

  1. Journal Editor w/ E&D Committee

  1. E&D Committee

  1. TBD 2008

  2. TBD 2008

  3. By September BOD mtg. (publish by Oct.), but texts beyond 2008.

  4. Ongoing

Increase integration of scholarship activities into SESHA member activities.

  1. Develop a framework that allows for interaction between member companies and students on relevant scholarship topics and investigate the value of facilitating corporate support for student thesis topics that have potential industry value.

  1. Academic Committee

  1. Hold kickoff meeting during 2009 symposium w/ key member companies.

Membership Growth

Purpose: Maintain current SESHA membership and increase overall membership growth by 10% by end of year 2008. This will be accomplished by offering value added tools to current SESHA chapters and providing outreach communication on SESHA's value to industry.


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When will it be achieved?

  1. Increase overall SESHA Chapter growth by 10%

Note: Partner with Partnership and Collaboration team

  1. Contact the major technology companies to get them involved in bringing in new membership, ask major issues and talk SESHA value.

  2. Put simple strategy together for the Chapters to increase their membership, including BAI to provide quarterly update to chapters on their membership - and chapter leads to follow up on the list.

  3. Develop marketing information to support growth objectives.

  4. Formalize process for developing and scheduling road show.

  5. Develop a plan for recruitment of additional educational institutions.

Membership Growth Team

  1. December 31, 2007

  2. December 31, 2007

  3. December 31, 2007

  4. April 2008

  5. April 2008

  1. Start an Asia Chapter

    1. Establish (1) contact from SESHA BOD to partner with the Asians

    2. Collaborate with ISMI who offered to fund a Korean "road show" mini-conference and perhaps start a chapter led by Samsung EHS

    3. Leverage the local China contact to get a chapter going in China - use our BOD contacts to get company reps engaged.

    4. Leverage current conferences or meetings already planned: SEMICON, and the International Semiconductor Conference.

    5. Offer free SESHA membership the first year for Asia members.

    6. Create "face time" with Asia EHS contacts.

Membership Growth Team

By end of 2008

Organizational Excellence

Purpose: Improve and optimize the operational efficiency of SESHA.


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Who will be accountable?

When will it be achieved?

  1. Have a developed strategy for revenue generation.

  1. Identify all potential revenue sources.

  2. Evaluate/ prioritize realistic sources.

  3. Insure inclusion of appropriate opportunities in other Critical Results Areas.

  1. OE Committee

  2. OE Committee

  3. OE Committee

  1. Sept 30, 2008

  2. Oct 30, 2008

  3. Nov 8, 2008

  1. A financial calendar with regular milestones exists to support the budget

  1. The next budget cycle will include the development of milestones (timeline and results).

  1. The treasurer and budget team

October 2007 and annually

  1. Financial impact is assessed for all new initiatives.

    1. Every strategic Critical Results Area has financial impacts assessed for key initiatives or programs

  1. The chair of each Strategic Planning Committee

  1. Aug. 22, 2008

  1. Evaluate all BOD tasks for strategic value.

    1. Develop/ evaluate a task list from BAI.

    2. Develop/ evaluate a task list for Board of Director activities.

    3. Sub-team reviews tasks and makes recommendations.

  1. OE Committee

  2. OE Committee

  3. OE Committee

Nov. 8, 2007

Nov. 8, 2007

Feb. 10, 2008

  1. Key Strategic Plan reviews are periodically done

    1. Balanced Scorecards are set up for each key Strategic Plan area

    2. Balanced Scorecard reviews are done at each Face-to-Face Board meeting

  1. The chair of each Strategic Planning Committee

  2. Board Chair

Nov. 8, 2007

Nov 8, 2007

Partnerships, Collaboration, and Outreach

Purpose: To systematically evaluate current and future partnership, collaboration and outreach opportunities by setting baselines and establishing processes.  


How will it be achieved?

Who will be accountable?

When will it be achieved?

  1. Evaluate/ Assess opportunities for strategic alliances and growth opportunities

  1. Perform assessments to determine membership's areas of corporate interest for the following

    1. New Technologies (examples below)

      1. FPD

      2. Nanotech

      3. MEMS

      4. Solar

    2. Associations

    3. Government

    4. Academic

  2. Set baselines

  3. Establish processes for outreach.

  1. PCO Committee

  2. PCO Committee

  3. PCO Committee

  1. Nov 30, 2007

  2. Feb 29,2008

  3. March 31, 2008