Be it ever so simple, every human activity needs some form of organization for its plans and activities to achieve any tangible result. In fact, there can be no real progress until there is a reasonable consensus as to what are the aims of your group's actions and the process of coordinating the efforts of all the people involved. To this end than, must be devoted your first real efforts. Your founding members, at the first informal meetings, much put together a basic form of organization that will be adequate to develop their ideas.
From these meetings will come, as we have said, a knowledge of the respective strengths and limitations of each person in the group and the most suited activity delegated to each.
As much as possible, everyone in your group should have a valuable share of the work to do. It is through working and sharing together that each person will feel a real part of the action and become determined to carry out its objectives. And by fully delegating the work, no one should feel overworked, and the fun of the venture equally enjoyed by all. To ensure that the fun part is not neglected, gathering for purely social purposes (even in non-naturist activities and surroundings) should be a regular practice.
For every division of proposed activity, appoint a committee to share the work with at least one leader. Even the most enthusiastic leader will need reliable supporters to help as there can so often be the additional demands of family, home, work and non-naturist friends and activities.
The most immediate task will be membership, growth, public relations, secretarial and finances. To co-ordinate even this modest organization, appoint a president and back-up vice-president.
At any point in your activities, don't be devastated if someone decides to withdraw from your group. Everyone has their own picture of what any venture should become and their place in it, so it is inevitable that some may find their ideas too much at odds with the facts. Others may just find that it is going to take more time, effort or dedication than they had anticipated, and that they have other priorities. Whatever their reasons, and there can be many, let them withdraw gracefully and retain their friendship.
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The Federation of Canadian Naturists (FCN) and the Fédération québécoise de naturisme (FQN) share the Canadian membership in the International Naturist Federation (INF), which has its world headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium.