Membership & Membership Relations Volunteer Executive Brad Allen, McDonald’s Adam Anderson, Nationwide Insurance Co-Chairs of Membership & Membership Relations Staff Responsibility Misty Lumpkins, Director of Membership Relations Major Function Conduct an ongoing program of membership recruitment and retention through person-toperson sales. Conduct an overall Chamber relations program among the general public and the business community in conjunction with a community promotional effort. Provide programs, seminars, etc., for member involvement and use. Membership Services 1. Our philosophy is to support our members and provide the information and tools russellvillechamber.com to help them succeed. Our members invest funding, time, and knowledge into helping the Chamber enrich the organization and community. It is our obligation to provide benefits that enhance growth and opportunities to our members. 2. Establish membership benefits and levels that best fit each member’s particular needs. We believe there is a growing awareness of the different motivations for membership in the Russellville Area Chamber. Our goal is to ensure that as we grow, we will create unique programs for each member to gain maximum benefit for their membership investment. 3. Establish a permanent Membership Sales Team for assisting with delinquent collections, new member sales, and marketing sales. Red Coat Ambassadors Volunteer Executive Amanda Johnson, Chairman Staff Responsibility Misty Lumpkins 1. Recruitment campaign aimed at strengthening the membership with the Red Coats to carry out a more aggressive program. 2. Attend ground-breaking and ribbon cutting ceremonies as representatives of the Chamber. 3. Visit and welcome new businesses to Russellville. 4. Serve as official hosts and ushers at the Chamber Annual Meeting and other general membership meetings. 5. Serve as greeters and hosts at additional functions of the Chamber when appropriate.
Tiered Dues 1. Permanent Year Round Sales Program 2. Staff Directives • Delinquent Calls • New Member Sales • Sponsorships • Retention Visits • Reevaluation 3. Commission Sales 4. Full Time Staff Employee 5. Board Members 6. Campaign Small Business Staff Responsibility Misty Lumpkins 1. Facilitate the Leads Group meetings and keep track of all leads generated and revenue generated for its members. Work with members to grow the group with the other noncompetitive members. 2. Keep abreast of legislation affecting small business and inform members through reports in periodic publications. The Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce is transitioning to a Tiered Membership system for all of our valued partners. We are confident that you will agree that a tiered model recognized the diversity of our membership and provides tangible value and return on your investment by allowing companies to invest at a level that best suits their needs. This transition positions RACC with an even greater ability to meet the evolving needs and expectations of our local business community. We have developed ten tiered membership packages for you to choose from upon your joining or renewal, with a focus on adding tangible value to you! For information about our tier levels, please see the graph included in our new member folders. 15