Committees - Membership Committee Member

Position: Membership Committee Member


Purpose of Position: Provide leadership to membership recruitment and retention


Accountable To: Membership Committee Chairperson


Term of Office:  1 year



  • Effectively communicate the benefits of MAVA membership to a variety of audiences, including prospective members, expired members and organization member representatives.
  • Attend monthly Membership Committee meetings.
  • Assist in the process of developing the Membership Recruitment and Membership Retention Plans.
  • Attend volunteer recruitment events and other non-profit professional gatherings to recruit MAVA members in-person, as needed.
  • Phone and e-mail expired members to encourage and assist them to renew their membership.
  • Assist in the process of developing and distributing membership marketing materials like hard-copy brochures and e-newsletter articles.
  • Assist in the development of the annual membership survey.
  • Complete other membership recruitment and retention projects as agreed during committee meetings.


Skills Needed:

  1. Excellent communication skills
  2. Marketing and sales skills to generate membership commitment from new and renewing members



  1. Enhance marketing and communication skills
  2. Enhance community outreach and partnership-building skills
  3. Learn from colleagues across the state