Survey Results

GWMA Survey #1 Results

Bishop Albert L. Jamison, Chairman of the Board of Directors 

Overseer Demetrius Griffin, GMWA Focus Group Chairman  

 

Below are the answers to the GMWA Survey posted on the Gospel Music Workshop of America’s National Website February 22, 2021.  The answers below reflect the responses received for each question. 

 

GMWA's 54th Convention will occur the week of July 18th utilizing one of two scenarios: in person or virtual. The Board of Directors are currently monitoring CDC guidelines and recommendations as well as North Carolina COVID guidelines. The Board of Directors value your input as well. Please choose 1 of the following options below in which you would feel comfortable attending.

 

60.2 % - Virtual 

39.8 % - In-Person 

 

Are you a New Delegate?

No – 93% 

Yes – 7% 

 

You are a ….

37.7 % - Senior (65 years old and up) 

44.7 % - Adult (45 to 64 years old) 

14.7 % - Contemporary Adult (25 to 44 years old) 

2.9 %  - Youth/Young Adults (25 years and below) 

 

The overall survey results came from: 

31.7%  - Musicians 

21%  - Soloist 

14%  - Artist 

64.9%  - Choir Member 

24%  - Songwriter

2.6%  - Radio Announcer 

37.3%  - Choir Director 

21%  - Minister/Pastor 

14%  - Administrator 

0.7%  - Chapter Rep 

 

How long have you been a member of your chapter?

31.3%  - 1-10 years

18%  - 11-20 years

23.5%  - 21-30 years

15.4%  - 31-40 years

9.9%  - 41-50 years

1.8%  - 50+ 

 

How did you learn about GMWA?

55.4%  - Local Chapter 

24%  - Word of Mouth 

1.1%  - Social Media 

0.7%  - Family 

18.8%  - Other 

 

Are you active in your local chapter?

91.4%  - Yes

8.6%  - No

 

Does you chapter have regular meetings?

89.4%  - Yes

10.6%  - No

 

Are you informed via the chapter of GMWA information and initiatives?

92.9%  - Yes 

7.1%  - No

 

Do you have a position in your local chapter?

53.8%  - No

46.2%  - Yes

 

How do you register?  

43.8%  - Online 

47.8%  - Via Chapter 

4.8 %  - Onsite 

3.6%  - Other 

 

Is the registration form easy to navigate? 

95.9%  - Yes 

4.1 %  - No

 

Rate your experience with on-site registration (1 poor - 5 excellent) Select One

45.9% - 5

30.6% - 4

19.4% - 3

2.9% - 2

1.2% - 1 

 

Are the registration fees affordable?

86.2% - Yes 

13.8 % - No 

 

Do you receive timely communication regarding your completed registration status?

92.5% - Yes 

7.5% - No 

 

When you attend the annual convention, is there adequate directional signage and welcome visuals/materials?
79.8% - Yes 

20.2% - No 

 

When you are on-site, are you able to identify any GMWA staff that can assist you with concerns/issues?
79.8% - Yes 

20.2% - No 

 

At present, the GMWA convenes for 6 days. In your opinion, how many days should the GMWA convene?

52%  - 6 days 

27.7%  - 5 days 

14.8%  - 4 days 
5.5%  - 3 days 
0%  - 2 days 

0% - 1 day 

 

Do you participate on any committee/auxiliary/division of the GMWA?

69.6% - Yes 

30.4%  - No 

 

Are you in leadership on any committee/auxiliary/division of the GMWA?

80.4%  - No 

19.6%  - Yes 

 

Do the plans/programs of the Board of Directors reflect the overall interests of the delegates?

78.5%  - Yes 

21.5%  - No 

 

Do you visit the GMWA website for information?

91.5%  - Yes 

8.5%  - No 

 

Is the website user friendly/easy to navigate?

82.6%  - Yes 

17.4%  - No 

 

Does the website meet current navigational/visual standards?

79%  - Yes 

21%  - No 

 

Should the website be updated?

87.5%  - Yes 

12.5%  - No 

 

Does the GMWA have adequate visibility on social media (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)?

68.1%  - Yes 

31.9%  - No 

 

Does the GMWA logo/branding reflect the functionality of its theme and mission?

87.3%  - Yes 

12.7%  - No 

 

Is information from the GMWA organization shared with the delegates in a timely manner?

66.5%  - Yes 

33.5%  - No 

 

Should the location for the Board Meeting /Annual Convention be announced…

53.4% - 1 year in advance. 

45.7% - 2 years in advance