Benefits of Membership

 

Active Membership

 

Members are considered to have active membership status based on the criteria for each group if dues for the current year have been received by MCEDSV.

 

Domestic and/or Sexual Violence Service Provider Organization Voting Members

 

Voting membership renews in the spring. Membership is active if dues are received by the designated due date of each year, unless special arrangements have been made in advance. Active voting members receive the following benefits:

 

  • Voting rights on such issues as bylaw changes and Board of Director nominations
  • Participation in the MCEDSV executive director electronic list
  • Technical assistance from the MCEDSV Staff Attorney or Project Director through the Nonprofit Legal and Management Assistance Project
  • Action alerts and updates on state and national legislative and policy issues affecting survivors of domestic and sexual violence and/or service provider organizations
  • Technical assistance tools and other resources
  • Discounts on training opportunities, including Annual Conference and Women of Color Institute and Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • Selected MCEDSV publications including electronic publications and email updates on state and national legislative policy
  • Invitations to special events
  • Leadership, analysis and advocacy in the legislative and public policy arena on policy issues relevant to domestic and sexual violence

 

Organizational Supporting Members Benefits

  • Discounts on training opportunities, including Annual Conference and Women of Color Institute and Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • Selected MCEDSV publications including electronic publications and email updates on state and national legislative policy
  • Invitations to special events
  • Leadership, analysis and advocacy in the legislative and public policy arena on policy issues relevant to domestic and sexual violence

 

Individual Supporting Members Benefits

  • Discounts on training opportunities, including Annual Conference and Women of Color Institute and Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • Selected MCEDSV publications including electronic publications and email updates on state and national legislative policy
  • Invitations to special events
  • Leadership, analysis and advocacy in the legislative and public policy arena on policy issues relevant to domestic and sexual violence

 

Inactive Membership

 

Domestic and/or Sexual Violence Service Provider Organization Voting Members are considered inactive if dues are not renewed by April 15 of each year, unless special arrangements are made in advance. Membership benefits are suspended when membership becomes inactive.

 

Individual or Organizational Supporting Members are considered inactive if dues are not renewed within 1 month of the date membership expires. Membership benefits are suspended when membership becomes inactive.