Especially For Club Presidents
Two Essential Documents 🌻
Club Presidents Handbook is your go to resource for the ins and outs of being a Club President.
GFWC Massachusetts Membership Brochure is a resource for all your members and can used be a recruitment tool.
Taking Care of Business 🌻
As Club President you are expected to coordinate various state requirements for your club such as checking the Federation Calendar for conflicting club event dates, completing a yearly Statistical Form and project reports, filing your IRS 990 tax form, and completing your club Manual sheet.
Hands on Leadership in Your State Federation 🌻
Being present at state events is the best way to ensure your club:
♥ Gets the important information you bring back, they deserve this as GFWC members.
♥ Is represented by you, the club delegate, voting on resolutions and bylaws that affect your members.
♥ Learns about many important initiatives members can support.
♥ Feels connected and important in their role as a GFWC clubmember.
Be in the know ~ How you can help your club
members feel connected to GFWC? 🌻
♥ Familiarize yourself with the National organization as presented at www.gfwc.org
♥ Find the GFWC Club Manual online through the Membership Portal. Download and share project ideas from GFWC Program Chairmen and Affiliates.
♥ Forward GFWC’s weekly e-newsletter News & Notes to your members; to subscribe contact GFWC@GFWC.org.
♥ Clubwoman Magazine is free to download through the Membership Portal.
GFWC Massachusetts ~ PowerPoint for Members
Share this tool with your clubmembers to show connections to GFWC and GFWC Massachusetts.
♥ This is a benefit of belonging.
♥ Encourage clubmembers to use the many resources available from GFWC on their website.
♥ Check out the Membership Orientation PowerPoint tutorial on the GFWC Advancements and Programs Forum FaceBook group ~ easy to join as a clubwoman and loads of uplifting information on this group.
Save as a new PowerPoint and customize for your club.
♥ A great tool to share on a club website to encourage new members.
Contact Jen Nowak for help.
VidHug Membership Recruitment video
Share this VidHug Membership video with your clubmembers to see how easy it is to recruit new members.
Other things to Know
🌻Each Massachusetts club is entitled to one vote for every 10 members in the club. Voting occurs for Officers at the Annual Convention in the even calendar year. Voting may also occur at Meetings/Convention for Resolutions and Bylaws. When completing registration forms, President's designate which attending members are to be the voting delegates for their club.
NOTE: No delegate or credential card is required when submitting registrations.
🌻 President Pins: GFWC has a club President pin for sale @ $10.00 per pin. They are available at the GFWC Marketplace www.GFWC.org. Clubs generally arrange to purchase a pin in advance so that the official pin can be presented to the incoming president at the time of installation.
🌻 Membership pins: with the GFWC emblem are available for $5.00 by using the GFWC Marketplace at https://www.gfwc.org/membership/marketplace/.
🌻 GFWC Massachusetts: Other federation items may also be available. For information contact the Fundraising Chairman.