In June of 2013, the enthusiastic volunteer leaders and staff of Sisters in Crime met in Chicago, IL to continue the progress made from the past strategic plan conducted in 2008.
Click here to view our new strategic plan (pdf)
Below you can see the changes made to our mission, vision and values statement, as well as an adjustment to our tagline.
We'd love to hear what you think.
2008: The mission of Sisters in Crime is to promote the professional development and advancement of women crime writers to achieve equality in the industry.
2013: Promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers.
2008: Raising professionalism and achieving equity among crime writers.
2013: Serve as the voice for excellence & diversity in crime writing.
2013: Values are the guiding principles embraced by the SinC team.
- Promote respect and embrace diversity
- Continue our non-hierarchical tradition
- Support members along the publishing continuum
- Advocate for women crime writers
- Cultivate a positive presence within the crime writing community
- Educate and inspire
- Foster integrity and ethics
- Celebrate writing excellence
2008: SinC Into a Good Mystery!
2013: SinC Up with Great Crime Writing!
2013-2018 Strategic Goals
Goals are the areas where the volunteer leaders and staff intend to allocate resources in order to achieve the mission and best serve its client partners. Some organizations consider goals as their core competencies. After input to the facilitator and extensive first day discussions, the board set four goal areas or core competencies.
Membership Growth, Retention & Value Creation
(Goal Champion: Frankie Bailey with Kate Flora and Molly Weston) Email Us!
(Goal Champion: Martha Reed with Hank P. Ryan)