Membership Committee (SNMMI-TS)
Committee Charges for 2013-2014:
- Develop specific membership initiatives to reach nonmembers.
- Create incentives for members who recruit the largest number of new members within an established period.
- Hold a chapter-to-chapter competition. The chapter that obtains the largest number of new members will receive a prize; provide 1 free on-line CEU credit to each member of the winning chapter.
- Establish dues discount programs.
- Determine if a monthly debit plan is feasible for membership dues.
- Implement discounts for joining as an entire department.
- Develop a certificate program to recognize departments that are staffed completely by SNMMI-TS members. List in JNMT all departments that have SNMMI-TS members.
- Better market SNMMI-TS member benefits
- Provide a listing of other opportunities within institutions, such as jobs that are still within the field but are not just a clinical technologist position (radiation safety officer, health physics manager, etc.).
- Track retention rates and improve overall statistical gathering to use toward marketing.
- Determine why members leave, why they do not purchase certain educational materials, etc.
- Focus marketing initiatives specifically to members and nonmembers based on their unique needs.
- Work collaboratively with local organizations.
- Encourage local organizations to join the national SNMMI-TS.
- Offer a discounted dues structure for members paying local organization dues.
- Assist local organizations with finding speakers.
- Have a tabletop for SNM materials in the vendor area.
- Increase the perceived value of the SNMMI-TS fellow credential status. Recognize and promote SNMMI-TS fellows publicly for their dedication and expertise within the profession.
- Utilize SNMMI-TS fellow expertise through involvement in SNMMI-TS Leadership and mentoring programs.
- Improve communication between national and chapter leadership and membership.
- Work with local organizations (not necessarily affiliated with the SNM), gain access to tabletops, make presentations at meetings, etc
- Allow the general membership greater access to leadership.
- Hold regular online town meetings with the leadership and include time for members to ask questions.
- Set up a notice board for the nuclear medicine technology leadership. Allow members to post questions and then receive responses from leadership.
- “What is the SNMMI-TS doing for you?”—have a button on the Web site that allows individuals to review the current activities of the SNMMI-TS. Include summary reports from groups within the SNMMI-TS (e.g., chapters, committees, or leadership). Add a button that allows individuals to ask questions and provide feedback.