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Membership Committee

Committee Charges:

  1. Develop recommendations for recruitment and retention of members
  2. Suggest topics and vets proposed member survey instruments
  3. Reviews results of member surveys and provides recommendations for how WQA can employ key findings
  4. Provides insight on specific membership segments and suggests recruitment and retention strategies
  5. Serves as recruiters to elicit membership and increasing dues payments from selected members
  6. Serves as a sounding board relative to new membership benefits, as well as differentiating benefits by Membership tier
  7. Provide input on staff's engagement strategies with various tiers of members
  8. Provide semi-annual reports to the Board of Governors

What We Are Looking For:

  • WQA member individuals representing all categories (e.g. manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, allied located domestically and internationally)
  • Enthusiasm about the purpose and benefit of supporting WQA
  • Individuals able to use a "soft" sales approach
  • Willingness to make contact (phone calls/emails) to nonmembers independently*

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Relationship-building skills
  • Opportunity to be in contact with industry professionals, outside of one's own company colleagues, not a requirement
  • Sales and marketing experience is an advantage, not a requirement

Frequency of Meetings:

  • In Person Meetings: WQA Convention & Exposition, Mid-Year Leadership Conference
  • Conference Calls: Monthly
  • Call-a-thon*: 30 minutes, monthly (held immediately after Conference call)

Staff Liaison: Membership and Development Director

Offline Applications & Recommendations

As an alternative to the online form, WQA will also accept volunteer applications and recommendations by mail. In order to be considered, applications and recommendations must be postmarked by INSERT DATE HERE.

Please mail the forms to:

Attention: Staff Liaison
Membership Committee
Water Quality Association
4151 Naperville Road
Lisle, IL 60532 USA