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APDT 2017 Membership Committee Charter
Operational Alignment: Pursue opportunities to learn more about the reasons and factors why trainers join and/or leave the association.
Mission: To work towards improving membership growth, membership retention and the return on investment for current and prospective members.
- To evaluate the effectiveness of the member ambassador program.
- To pursue membership benefits from the supporting members, exhibitors and sponsors to promote to the membership.
- To survey the membership with respect to return on investment, reasons for joining, etc.
- To discuss and implement membership retention strategies.
Deliverables: Creating and communicating new and vibrant membership benefits to the membership. Develop statistical information and metrics to determine how to better retain members. Chair is responsible to provide a written report each month to be included in the Board consent agenda.
Prerequisite Experience: Background in evaluating membership growth and retention strategies, and surveying.
Resources: The task force will work with the following staff: APDT Executive Director. Communications will be via email, with one (1) conference call per month until all tasks are completed.
Authority/Limitations: Members of the task force are not official representatives of the APDT and cannot represent the APDT on a local, national or international level without the prior written permission from the Board.
Number of Members: 4-6 Members + Officer Liaison + Staff
Chair: Heidi Dixner
Method of Task Force Member Selection: The Board of Directors shall appoint the Chair to the task force and will work with the Chair to appoint the at-large members to the task force. Members of the task force are required to sign the APDT confidentiality and conflict of interest forms.
Accountability: The Chair and task force members are responsible to the Executive Director and the board of directors.
Frequency of Meetings: Conference calls will be held on a monthly basis and may become more frequent per the direction of the chair. Other work will be communicated electronically via email or through the online community.
Proposed Date: ASAP
Effective Date: January 1, 2017
Duration: 9 Months
Community Group: 2017 Membership Task Force