The Membership Committee shall be responsible for building and retaining membership. In addition it shall have the responsibility of reviewing applications for membership and recommending action on such applications to the Board of Directors. The Membership committee may, with Board approval, propose incentive programs to encourage membership.
This committee has jurisdiction in matters relating to membership development and retention. Tasks include oversight of new member orientation, acting as an Ambassador at the General Membership Meetings for new and prospective members and following up with prospective members after each program dinner; and the Membership Drive. The Ambassador is required to meet guests, ensure that the benefits of membership are explained, the contact information is collected and shared with the HBRA office and the Ambassador must contact the guest to invite to join or be a guest at another event. Committee should meet once a month to discuss membership growth and retention as well as to plan Membership Drive.