The objective of the Membership Committee is to increase and retain membership of the Association. This committee will also recommend membership fee structures from time to time and see benefits that increase value of the membership. Works with APRA staff to retain current members, to recruit potential new members; and promote services to the Association membership. To work closely with the Marketing Committee to recommend outreach to new, existing and potential members. The committee will meet a minimum of three times annually to carry out the annual goals established at the beginning of the year.
The Membership Committee is responsible to the Executive Committee, for the development and implementation of recruiting and retaining membership. Interface with and recruit new members who are associated with the parks and recreation profession, both municipal and private as well as businesses related to the field. Assist in the update of Association marketing materials explaining the benefits of APRA membership. Recommend and implement long-range planning for increasing the membership of APRA. Conduct personal outreach to new members to answer questions, gage level of potential involvement and guide them through how to use the website. Assist the Board of Directors in the development, implementation and review of Association membership.
The Committee meets regularly at 9:00am on the 4th Thursday of each month via Zoom video conference.
If you would like to attend a meeting or obtain more information contact the Membership Chair, Brian Sager.