Membership Chair

Marcia Dekoekkoek

The responsibilities of the membership chair include the following:

  • Maintaining up-to-date membership records for the chapter utilizing the information downloaded from ASG national headquarters.
  • Providing membership lists to neighborhood/special interest group leaders and CAB members as requested.
  • Keeping the membership application and membership brochure current and available and overseeing its distribution throughout the area served by the chapter.
  • Welcoming and involving new members in chapter activities.
  • Contacting non-renewing members to determine withdrawal reasons.
  • Possibly writing a membership column for the chapter newsletter.
  • Developing plans to increase chapter membership, working with the approval and help of the rest of the CAB.
  • May involve area retailers in membership drives.
  • May use special chapter events to meet and interest non-members.
  • May also represent the chapter at community events such as local fabric stores on a big sale day, a community yard sale, etc.
  • May host a booth at sewing expos, local fairs highlighting community nonprofit groups, malls, etc., to introduce the chapter to non-members.
  • Ensuring that any membership forms and checks received by CAB members are promptly forwarded to ASG national headquarters for processing.