Council: External Affairs: Membership Engagement Committee
Board Liaison
Thomas Bach
Committee Chair
Kara English
Council Chair
Anthony Martin
Kyrie McKinney
Jennifer Picarella

Membership Engagement Committee

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The primary responsibility of this committee is to proactively engage new and existing members of NC AWWA-WEA through the following goals:

  • Retain Current Members – Identify opportunities to provide membership related benefits; leverage other subcommittees; develop partnerships with other organizations; establish retention and recruitment plan.
  • Attract New and Diverse Members – Develop marketing materials; market at strategic events; maintain connections to other committees; create new member activities; leverage existing direct mail campaign; establish retention and recruitment plan.
  • Increase Member Involvement – Maintain new member welcoming program; coordinate committee tables at training events and conferences; use NC Currents and eNews emails as tools to convey involvement opportunities; host Industry Newcomer/Student Meet & Greet.
  • Be the Diversity Example – Establish diversity within the committee; create visibility and awareness with target groups and employers; coordinate with other committees.
  • Be the Champion of Membership and National Awards – Champion NC members to national awards; champion NC related membership award opportunities; use NC Currents and eNews emails as tools to convey award opportunities.



Committee Chair

Kara English




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