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Membership Committee

The VBSR Membership Committee is open to all members!

The Membership Committee works on providing members excellent benefits and growing VBSR’s membership.  The committee works closely with Communication and Membership Manager, Russ Elek and a representative of the VBSR Board to cover all topics facing membership.

How to Join 

As a VBSR member, you are welcome to join this committee. We look for specific qualities among committee members:

  • Desire to grow VBSR’s membership and benefits,
  • Creative thinking and problem solving,
  • Availability to attend bi-monthly 1.5 hour meetings and occasional homework, and
  • Personal expertise (marketing, web, etc)

To join, please contact Russ at or call (802) 862-8347.

What the Committee Does

 Examples of topics covered during meetings includes:

  • Development of Member Benefits
  • Outreach to Members
  • Recruitment Strategies
  • Visioning

Current Projects for Summer/Fall 2009

  • Re-introduce regional circle groups
  • Begin VBSR "chapters" throughout the state
  • Highlight our members succeeding

Next Meeting

  • TBA

Meeting Minutes

Membership Development Committee Members

Name Company

Larz Barber, Committee Chair

Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management

Nancy Potak

Individual Member

Colin Davis

Good Point Recycling

Champion Members!

Sponsor: All Earth Renewables Sponsor: Ben and Jerrys Sponsor: Dinse/Knapp/McAndrews Sponsor: Gardeners Supply Sponsor: Green Mountain Power Sponsor: Keurig Green Mountain Sponsor: Marketing Partners Sponsor: New Chapter Sponsor: NRG Systems Sponsor: Seventh Generation Sponsor: SunCommon Sponsor: Villanti & Sons, Printers, Inc. Sponsor: Vermont State Employees Credit Union