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Member Benefits:

All Members shall receive the benefits listed below.

Use of the Coalition brand in media

Listing on the Coalition brand website with contact information

Inclusion in all Coalition marketing campaigns, including media and public promotion of Coalition successes and market trends.

Opportunity to share information and network

Opportunity to participate in all Coalition outreach events and activities

Receive information that tracks the cumulative efforts of Coalition members and workgroups

Membership educational/professional events


Membership Requirements:

Members will comply with all applicable state and federal laws and industry code of ethics pertaining to their specific business.

Agree to pay annual membership dues to support the activities and work of the Coalition

Each member will appoint an individual or additional staff who will actively participate in Coalition activities by joining one or more workgroups

Each member will commit to volunteer a minimum of 12 hours per year

Membership in the Coalition shall be open to business, organization or individual interested in the mission, vision, objectives and activities of the Coalition.  

Potential new members will complete a Membership Application which will be evaluated to ensure that the organization’s practices match the goals of the Coalition.   

Upon completion of the evaluation process, membership in the Coalition must be approved by 80% of the current membership.


GSW Coalition Membership Categories and Membership Fees:

Annual fees are based on membership status in the Coalition and will support activities and programs implemented on behalf of Coalition members.

Membership is conditional upon the Member’s adherence to supporting the mission of the Coalition.  

Financial Institutions/Corporate/For-Profit: $200

Nonprofit/Governmental/Educational: $0*

Individual: $75

* In lieu of a membership fee, in-kind promotional support and participation will be required.  

This membership document may be reviewed on an annual basis by a ad hoc working group of the Membership and Education Committee.