Membership Incentive Awards 2013-2014

To be in “good standing,” a council must have a minimum of 30 members, including ten IRA members and three officers who belong to IRA, and must hold at least three local meetings.

A council in “good standing” must complete the following steps by January 15 in order to qualify for financial incentive awards.

  • Submit a membership campaign by September 30.
  • Submit new and renewing members monthly at the end of the month through December 31 (September 30, October 31 and November 30).
  • Submit a complete list of active IRA members by January 15.

Goal 1:  To award membership incentives to local councils that maintain and increase membership using the total presented at the January Board Meeting, 2016 as the basis to determine growth.  A council may receive up to $200. Incentives follow:

  • Any council that maintains its same membership number from last year will receive $50.
  • Any council that increases or grows from last year will receive an additional $25.
  • If the council grows more than 25%, an additional $25 will be awarded.
  • All councils with 200 or more members for the current year will be inducted into the President’s Club and receive special recognition (certificate) and $100.

Goal 2: To award membership incentives to local councils with the largest percentage of active IRA members.

  • The council with the largest percentage of active ILA members will receive $100.

Goal 3:  To award membership incentives to local councils with student members. 

  • Councils with one to five student members will receive $25.
  • Councils with six to 11 student members will receive $50.
  • Councils with 12 or more student members will receive $75.

Goal 4:  To award a membership incentive award of $100 to the local council with the largest number of first-time NCRA members. 

For more information, contact:

Lauren Buck Johnson, VP for Membership                      Mary Jo Floyd, Membership Director
(781) 258-5921                                                               (919) 662-8487 after 5:00 (home)