Membership Chair

Position Title: Membership Chair

Capacity: Board Member

Reports to: Vice President of Membership

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and chairs Committee meetings
  • Recruits and enlists committee members; monitors the work of volunteers to ensure timely completion of assignments
  • With Vice President of Membership and Committee, develops and implements a recruiting and retention plan
  • Maintains and analyzes membership status statistics and reports to the Board
    • Coordinates follow-up communication with Chapter event guests
    • Makes contact with prospective members and follows up with membership information
    • Welcomes new members (including hosting New Member Orientation)
    • Identifies lapsed members and contact for renewal
  • Determines, monitors and evaluates use of membership incentives (e.g., lunch coupons, membership discounts, AFP Global membership discounts)
  • Serves as AFP Global liaison regarding membership issues
    • Works closely with AFP Global to take advantage of all resources available to chapters
  • Works with the Marketing Committee to communicate the value of membership to current and prospective members, as well as the funding decision makers at their organizations
  • Works with the Education Committee to ensure Chapter educational offerings provide maximum value for all members
  • Works with the Scholarship Committee to promote scholarships as a member benefit
  • Assigns duties to Committee Members and provides membership materials for Chapter events
  • Develops and submits a budget to the Treasurer by designated deadline; monitors committee income and expenditures
  • Provides timely and up-to-date content to Chapter Administrator and Marketing Chair for website and digital publications
  • Works to successfully achieve goals outlined in Chapter Strategic Plan
  • Ensures there is a succession plan to cultivate a new chair to take his/her place as needed
  • Celebrates success; ensures that celebration includes expressions of gratitude to volunteers
  • Adheres to policies and Board responsibilities as adopted by the Board of Directors
  • Upon leaving office, transfers all records to successor