Membership Development Committee Chair

RESPONSIBLE AND REPORTS TO: President and Region IV Membership Coordinator Board Liaison – President-Elect

TERM OF OFFICE: Two years, may be reappointed for a second term Additional terms must have Board Approval.

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

A. Serve as a non-voting member on the ASCLS -MI Board of Directors. 1

B. Coordinate Membership Development activities.

C. Adhere to the Bylaws and General Operating Policies of this Society.

D. Submit a budget recommendation and financial statement when requested by ASCLS -MI Finance Chair.

E. Submit written reports for each ASCLS -MI Board Meeting and a comprehensive report for the Annual Membership Meeting.

F. Attend all ASCLS -MI Board Meetings and ASCLS -MI Annual Membership Meeting.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Coordinate membership development activities.

A. Communicate regularly on membership issues with ASCLS and Region IV Membership Chair.

B. Work with District, Student and First Year Professional Representatives to:

1)  Retain current members.

2)  Convert Student members to First Year Professional members.

3)  Recruit new members in all categories.

4)  Reinstate lapsed members.

5)  Promote and encourage membership in ASCLS/ASCLS -MI.

6)  Disseminate pertinent membership information received from ASCLS.

7) Maintain a current and accurate membership directory.

8) Staff, distribute information and answer questions at the Membership Booth at the ASCLS-MI Annual Meeting.

C. Serve as the primary recipient and distributor of ASCLS -MI Membership materials.

1) Serve as the Board appointed recipient of the ASCLS -MI Membership Directory updates from ASCLS.

2) Provide current ASCLS -MI Membership lists to:

a) District Representatives.

b) Student Representative.

c) First Year Professional Representative.

d) Publications Chair.

e) Nominations Chair.

f) Convention Committee Chair and/or ASCLS -MI Meeting Planner.

3) Provide the appropriate Lapsed Member lists to District, Student and First Year Professional Representatives and encourage them to make personal contact withthe lapsed members.
4) Maintain a supply of ASCLS Membership applications and other pertinent materials.

2. Communicate with Members on a regular basis.

A. Provide important membership updates via articles in Newslinks and ASCLS -MI Website.

B. Send new member materials to each new member.

C. Develop and administer Member Surveys as needed.

3. Transfer files and supplies to the newly appointed Chair.

TIME FRAME OF DUTIES:

Refer to General Time Frame

July/Sept Encourage renewal of membership

Jan/Feb Promote MSCLS Annual Conference

March/April Execute Membership activities at the Annual Conference