Chairman of Membership Promotion Committee
ASHRAE Qatar Oryx Chapter 2014-2015
The responsibilities of this committee typically include:
A. Attracting new members who will be active in the Society, locally and/or at the Society level.
B. Encouraging membership from all segments of the industry
C. Encouraging advancement to higher grades of membership when candidates’ qualifications meet the specified requirements.
D. In conjunction with the Secretary, ascertaining that all prospective chapter
members are bona fide members of Society
E. Reducing the number of member resignations or membership lapses
F. Advising the President and the Reception Committee when new members are elected or when members advance in membership grade, to ensure proper
recognition at chapter meetings and in chapter publications.
G. Organizing and executing membership drives, including encouraging participation from local consulting firms (a sample local employer participation letter is provided in Appendix 2G).
H. Receiving from the Attendance Committee and/or Reception Committee a record of the names of people attending the chapter meetings.
I. Cooperating with and seeking advice from the Membership Promotion
Regional Vice Chair.
J. Providing a computer and internet access at chapter meetings so that individuals can join online.
K. Reviewing each member’s status to select and recommend nominations for
honors and awards.
L. Collaborating with Student Activities Committee and Young Engineers in ASHRAE Committee to encourage students to retain their memberships
when they graduate.
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