The Membership & Benefits Committee is responsible for recruiting new members, reviewing applications for membership and making recommendations to the Board of Directors, as well as maintaining communication with IRES members and enhancing the reputation of IRES with members and the public. The Committee also maintains the records for IRES State Chairs and develops methods of effectively communicating the unique benefits of IRES membership. This committee has several subcommittees to focus on the unique responsibilities of this group.
If you have a knack for marketing, enjoy surfing the web, want to find ways to provide more benefits to the membership or are interested in helping select the next Al Greer Award winner, join the Membership & Benefits Committee and help IRES grow strong.
- Awards & Recognition Subcommittee
- General Membership Subcommittee – Promotes growth and awareness in the Society; responsible for designing and running the annual membership drive and finding new ways to encourage current members to recruit new members to IRES.
- State Chairs Subcommittee – Creates and maintains a database of individuals serving as State Chair; helps to promote the State Chair position and find replacements for State Chairs upon their departure; and develops and maintains the State Chair handbook and provides support to State Chairs.
- Sustaining Membership Subcommittee – Responsible for retaining and growing the Sustaining Membership base of the Society by seeking ways to increase and enhance Sustaining Membership.