AUSA’s Membership Matters Podcast
Ep 2.3 – Fundraising (Part 1)

Ep 2.3 – Fundraising (Part 1)

September 27, 2019

Join us as we talk with several chapter leaders as well as a professional fundraiser about how your chapter can raise money and create lasting relationships with donors.  For more tools and tips to help your chapter succeed, be sure to check out the ASK Toolkit

Ep 2.2 – Army PaYS Program

Ep 2.2 – Army PaYS Program

September 13, 2019

Tune in as Rich Kaniss, president of AUSA’s North Texas - Audie Murphy chapter, shares tips for recruiting new members and Community Partners using the U.S. Army’s Partnership for Youth Success Program (PaYS).  For more recruiting and retention tools and tips, be sure to check out the ASK Toolkit

Ep 2.1 – Army Civilians

Ep 2.1 – Army Civilians

August 30, 2019

Join us as we chat with 1SG Steven Canonico, USA, Ret. and members of AUSA’s Civilian Advisory Committee, Ellen Helmerson and Barbara Guy, on how to engage, recruit and retain the Army Civilians in your community.  For more recruiting and retention tools and tips, be sure to check out the ASK Toolkit

Successful Chapters

Successful Chapters

May 10, 2019

Join us as we close out Season 1 of Membership Matters with an episode that pulls together all of the best advice we’ve heard from participants on previous episodes. 

Follow helpful tips from other chapter leaders to become a more successful chapter. Resources mentioned are available in the ASK Toolkit and the Chapter Leader Portal.

Volunteers

Volunteers

April 26, 2019

Join Karen Bailey, President of AUSA’s Fires Chapter, and John Davies, Senior Director for Membership at AUSA National, as they share ideas on how to recruit and engage the right volunteers to help you execute your vision for your chapter.  Resources are available in the ASK Toolkit and the Chapter Leader Portal.

Young Professionals

Young Professionals

April 12, 2019

Leo Gilliland, the Young Professionals representative for AUSA’s 3rd Region and a member of the Young Professionals National Advisory Committee, offers some great insight on how to start a Young Professionals group in your chapter and how to keep these new members engaged.  Young Professionals resources – event ideas, invitation templates, and more – are available in the ASK Toolkit.

Successful Events

Successful Events

March 29, 2019

Tune in as we ask a group of chapter presidents to share best practices on how they host successful events in their community while engaging Community Partners and Young Professionals, as well as other tips.  Templates referenced can be found in the ASK Toolkit

Member Benefits

Member Benefits

March 15, 2019

Susan Rubel, AUSA’s Director of Affinity Programs, talks about the win-win-win of our member savings providers and how Chapter Leaders can talk about them when making the membership pitch.  You can view AUSA’s latest member benefits by visiting www.ausa.org/savings.    

Community Partners

Community Partners

March 1, 2019

Kelly Knitter, President of the Greater Augusta-Fort Gordon Chapter, and Paul L’Ecuyer, President of the Hawaii Chapter, talk about how their chapters are successful at recruiting, retaining, and engaging their community partners. 

Why Membership Matters

Why Membership Matters

February 15, 2019

Join us as Scott Stimpson of the Columbia River Chapter talks about his membership journey and how he incorporates that when asking others to join AUSA.