SUN CITY CENTER
Why is membership important?
provide charitable services and programs. The more members, the more
Membership Committee Responsibilities
Increasing Membership. Develop a Plan and Strategy and
Recommend a means for increasing MOAA’s membership base.
Membership Informed in ways in which to make prospective and current members
aware of the resources, services, and membership benefits.
New Members. Recommending ways to acknowledge new members and to encourage
participation in MOAA activities.
to highlight our programs and benefits
Develop and oversee
SCC MOAA Chapter’s Recruitment Plan,
“Ambassadors” to help execute and maintain the plan
and get the word
out about our programs and services,
Need to sell MOAA,
TWO COMPONENTS OF OUR EFFORTS
>Recruiting new members
> Retaining members
RECRUIT NEW MEMBERS RETAIN EXISTING MEMBERS
OFFICERS---SURVIVING SPOUSES---FROM NATIONAL · Year around effort
· Keep existing members happy
· Begin the renewal process early
· Identify who is not attending
· Find out why they are not attending lncheons
· Send out luncheon reminder
· Free meal on birthday month
· Arrange for their attendance
Chapter Board Meeting minutes to all members
· Recognition at luncheon for delinquents
WHY PEOPLE JOIN MOAA
To stay informed about news and developments relevant to
support MOAA advocacy efforts,
receive MOAA publications,
with other Veterans everywhere the common bonds of duty, honor, and service to
working with others,
recognition or prestige.
MAKE JOINING MOAA EASY
· Join from anywhere, any time
· 24/7 page on our Website,
· Keep a list of all great
things our Chapter has accomplished,
· Keep a list of potential
· Make membership growth our
· Celebrate when we get a new
· Be persistent, don’t give up
SOME RECRUITING TIPS
member is a recruiter,
a new member recruiting package,
1' Identify potential new officer members,
1' Identify potential Surviving Spouses,
1' Personalized invitation letter,
1' current newsletter,
1' Need to advertise MOAA advocacy efforts,
1' Membership application,
member kit with free gift,
guest to luncheon,
Have someone welcome
members, new members and guests when they arrive,
tri-fold and distribute in businesses,
recruiting – 24/7,
with local communities for possible members,
we use a video before meeting starts?
WHAT RECRUITING TECHNIQUE WORKS BEST
Word of mouth
ARTICLE VI – DUES (as of 2/12/2020)
Section 1 Annual
dues for each member shall be established by the Board of Directors based on
the Chapter’s annual budget needs and shall be approved by the Chapter’s
membership at an official Chapter meeting.
Section 2 In
conjunction with the Treasurer, the Membership Committee shall be responsible
for establishing procedures and processes for the collection of membership
annual dues. Such procedures and processes shall be approved by the Board
of Directors. Periodic changes or updates to the procedures and processes
may be made with approval of the Chapter’s president and briefed to the Board
at the next available meeting.
Section 3 Annual
dues, while payable anytime, are due January 1 of each year and may be
considered delinquent if unpaid by March unless members have made other
arrangements to pay their dues.
Section 4 Members
who do not pay their dues by1 March 1 shall no longer receive the Chapter’s
newsletter until their dues are paid in full.
Section 5 In
conjunction with the President, it shall be the responsibility of the
Membership Chairperson to recommend delinquent members for termination to the
Board of Directors.
Section 6 Members
who join during the last quarter of the year shall have their dues applied to
the following years dues.
Section 7 Any
member who has been dropped for non-payment of dues may be reinstated upon
payment of annual dues for the current year.