Presentation on theme: "Mission - To serve our members by delivering relevant technology and leadership education, research and information on current business and technology."— Presentation transcript:
Mission - To serve our members by delivering relevant technology and leadership education, research and information on current business and technology issues, and forums for networking and collaboration. Vision - AITP is the leading worldwide society of information technology business professionals and the community of knowledge for the current and next generation of leaders. Membership Levels Membership Benefits Unemployed Membership Discount Promotion through 08/31/12 Enterprise Membership Promotion Ed Rippon, AITP Region 11 VP email: firstname.lastname@example.org AITP National: http://www.aitp.org AITP Baltimore Chapter: http://www.baltimoreaitp.org
Membership Levels –Professional: dues = $140 includes local chapter dues –Student: dues = $35 plus local chapter dues –Interim Professional: AITP Student Chapter Graduate dues 1st year = $35, 2nd year = $45, 3rd year = $70; plus local chapter dues –Senior: dues = 1/2 Professional dues Member 10+ years, 60+ years old and retired or disabled
Membership Benefits –High quality white papers covering current technology and IT management practices –Networking opportunities with peers via National and Chapter events, discussion forums, listservs and SIG's - get in touch with your IT peers! –Latest developments on IT conferences, research developments, breaking news, advocacy efforts, vendor solutions, RFPs, and career opportunities –Knowledge exchange through IT repository and discussion forums. –Special discounts for AITP members on continuing education courses, group insurance plans, financial services and other valuable products and services. –Advocacy and influence opportunities in the IT industry via AITP advocacy committees –Voting rights, local chapter and region affiliations and access to a directory of AITP members.
Unemployed Membership Discount Promotion Through 08/31/12 –Commencing until August 31, 2012, AITP will offer a reduction to those persons who are unemployed; national dues will be reduced from $105 to $35. The Unemployed discount does not apply to Chapter dues. The unemployed member will be responsible for paying Chapter dues at the full price, as well as applicable Regional Dues. The Chapter will receive these dues as they do now, through the monthly chapter rebate process. To enroll as an Unemployed Member, please either email email@example.com or call AITP Headquarters at 800-224-9371 to verify eligibility and receive instructions for enrolling. Note: This Program is open to all new or renewing members, but no refunds will be granted for existing members. It is an independent program that is not to be combined with the Spring New Member Promotion or any other AITP special incentives. firstname.lastname@example.org
Enterprise Membership Promotion –By enrolling from three to nine members, each individual's national dues would be reduced from $105 to $80. For those organizations willing to commit to ten or more members, each individual's national dues would be reduced from $105 to $70. The discount does not apply to chapter dues. The Enterprise Member will be responsible for paying chapter dues at the full price, for all individuals and the Chapter will receive these dues as they do now, through the monthly chapter rebate process. –The Enterprise Membership Application forms at (https://www.aitp.org/organization/profile/manuals/manuals_view_topic.jsp?sectionMain=CHAPTE RS) can be used to apply for the Enterprise Membership Program, however, Chapters may also wish to use this as the basis for developing a Corporate Membership Program that includes other benefits, such as local web site presence, meeting attendances, guest at the member price for meetings, etc., with a single fee to cover all the benefits received. We suggest you customize the forms to meet these programs. –To enroll an Enterprise Member, simply update the Enterprise Membership Application forms with your local chapter information in the page headers, have the new member complete and forward completed forms with required payment to AITP HQ (AITP_hq@aitp.org) for processing. Note: this program is open to all new or renewing members but no refunds will be granted for existing members.
Reasons For Being On The Board Of Directors –Enjoys working with a dedicated group of people, likes the people –Enjoys meeting the students for internships at our company –Does not get to do this type of stuff at work –Increasing professional experience –Enjoys giving to the profession –Professional networking / camaraderie / contacts / social events / golf –Professionalism of the group –Looks good on a resume –Wants to be a part of a good organization and play a role (doesn't want to be a bystander) –Stretch assignments help grow personal skills inventory in an non-threatening environment –Opportunities to work in areas not otherwise possible at work –Personal growth –Wants to make a contribution –Feels an obligation to help