Claudia Richards

Claudia is a Jane of all trades at AAUW, having worked in the development office for 13 years, in meetings for two years, and in membership, where she is currently the senior Branch Relations manager. Claudia has visited 29 of the 48 contiguous states; Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

How to Retain AAUW Branch Members

Successful member retention starts with the first interaction and continues that contact throughout the lifetime of the relationship. A branch’s ability to attract and retain members relates not only to AAUW’s benefits and mission but also the satisfying and rewarding experience of being part of the branch team. Read more »

  |   ,   |   January 22, 2016
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Start Your Own ¡Adelante! Book of the Month Club

Looking for ways to talk about solutions to sexual assault, girls’ education, or other feminist issues? Use this Program in a Box to start a meaningful dialogue on women, diversity, and change. Read more »

  |   ,   |   January 20, 2016
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Get All Your Branch Members Back! Join the AAUW Membership Phone-athon Campaign

We are challenging all branches to participate in our 2016 phone-athon to recruit 2,016 former members back to AAUW by March 31, 2016. Here’s how. Read more »

  |     |   December 28, 2015

A Member’s Guide to AAUW Programs, Issues, and More

When a new member joins AAUW, they receive a copy of A Member’s Guide to AAUW. Learn how to use the guide to discuss different aspects of AAUW’s work with prospective, new, and returning members alike. Read more »

  |   ,   |   October 20, 2015

Leader Essentials: A Collection of Resources for AAUW Officers

Leader Essentials (formerly the Starter Kit) contains resources to help AAUW branch and state volunteer leaders accomplish their programming, fundraising, recruitment and retention, and organizing goals. Read more »

Membership Matters E-newsletter

Membership Matters is a resource for recruitment and retention efforts, news on AAUW membership events and campaigns, reminders of upcoming deadlines, branch success stories and tips, and other vital information for active AAUW members.

Print or e-mail?
E-mail
Frequency:
Monthly
Who receives it?
Branch and state membership vice presidents (MVPs), presidents, finance offices when pertinent; Leadership Corps; Membership Committee; board members

If you are not receiving this newsletter and believe you should be, please e-mail connect@aauw.org with the name of the newsletter and your name, AAUW member ID or zip code, and preferred e-mail address to subscribe. Read more »

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8 Leader Essentials for Membership Vice Presidents (MVPs)

The role of membership vice president (MVP) is an extraordinary one. Designed with relationship building in mind, this position engages potential and current members and keeps a finger on the pulse of everything AAUW. Read on to learn more about the state and branch MVP position guidelines. Read more »

¡Adelante! Book of the Month Club

Book clubs are a fun, social way to open a dialogue on women, diversity, and change. Many AAUW members share a love of reading, and that love, partnered with a desire to seek out books written from diverse perspectives, launched a component of AAUW’s diversity outreach program in 1996 — AAUW’s ¡Adelante! Book of the Month Club. Read more »

  |     |   September 01, 2013

¡Adelante! Book of the Month Reading List Archive

Many AAUW members share a love of reading, and that love, partnered with a desire to seek out books written from diverse perspectives, launched a component of AAUW’s diversity outreach program in 1996 — AAUW’s ¡Adelante! Book of the Month Club. Explore our selections from 1998 to the present. Read more »

  |   ,   |   August 01, 2013

Workshop: Hook, Line, and Sinker: Meet, Inspire, Recruit

This workshop taught skills and creative ideas to recruit and engage new members. This session offered a user-friendly planning template for recruiting new members in your branch. Read more »