"Explore Your Future" Membership Drive
launched a new membership drive and you can participate and win
delegates, one part of our job is to recruit members. Take a look
at Item 8 on the Delegate Job Description you should have
recently received in the mail:
Delegates shall actively solicit applications from eligible geoscientists
and those in related fields for membership in the Association.
about the membership drive appear in the September issue of
The Explorer, and are also available on the AAPG Web site.
a Membership Recruiter Kit, please contact AAPG's membership
department at AAPG Headquarters at 1-800-364-2274 or 918-584-2555.
You may also e-mail Donna Riggs at .
Contest Time Period:
27, 2002 at APPEX Houston through 4:00 p.m., CDT on April 30, 2003.
All member applications must be submitted and be at AAPG Headquarters
by 4:00 p.m., April 30, 2003 in order to be counted in the membership
Earning of Points:
is awarded one point for each validated Active or Associate member
application completed and submitted by the recruiter to AAPG during
the contest time period.
to be valid for the contest, a member application must be complete,
and the applicant must appear to be eligible for membership subject
to any approvals or waivers provided in the AAPG Bylaws. Active
member applications may be for new membership, reinstated membership,
or transfer from another classification of membership. Associate
member applications may be for new membership or reinstated membership.
Suspended members will not be considered as new, reinstated, or
transfers for the purposes of this membership drive program, and
will not be counted for earning of prizes.
membership department will review the application for validity.
If a member application is determined not to be valid, the recruiter
will be so notified.
for the AAPG membership drive contest are as follows:
Prize - Trip to AAPG's international conference and exhibition in
Barcelona, Spain, September 21-24, 2003.
Prize is comprised of professional registration, four nights hotel
accommodations (double occupancy) at a hotel selected by AAPG, and
a $1,000 travel voucher.
desk flag for the submission of first validated member application.
lapel pin for the submission of third validated member application.
lapel pin and name in Explorer for recruitment of six or more validated
top recruiter in each Section and Region will be awarded 250 AAPG
second place recruiter in each Section and Region will be awarded
100 AAPG dollars.
will be eligible to win additional prizes for member applications
submitted at specified AAPG sponsored meetings. (See
list of meetings below) For each member application submitted
at a meeting, the recruiter will have his/her name entered into
a drawing which will be held at the end of the meeting. The recruiter's
name drawn at the end of each meeting will be sent 150 AAPG dollars
after the recruiter's applications submitted at the meeting have
Prize will be awarded to the recruiter who submits the most validated
member applications during the contest time period.
there be a tie for the Grand Prize, the following process will determine
the Grand Prize winner:
two or more recruiters submit the highest number of validated member
applications during the contest time period, the Grand Prize will
be awarded on the basis of a drawing in which the names of the recruiters
submitting the highest number of validated member applications will
be placed in a bowl with one name drawn as the winner of the Grand
for the Grand Prize will be conducted by AAPG 's Ad Hoc Membership
Enhancement and Development Committee, chaired by David G. Campbell.
Section and Region
there be a tie for a section or region award, the winner and runner-up
will be determined by the same procedure as the Grand Prize winner
is determined subject to the following:
recruiters submit the highest number of validated applications,
the name not drawn shall receive the second place award. If more
than two recruiters submit the highest number of validated applications,
the first name drawn shall receive the first place award and the
second name drawn shall receive the second place award.
Executive Committee will decide all issues and disputes which may
develop from the membership drive program.
of a former member who has been dropped from AAPG membership rolls.
are considered suspended if they have not paid dues for one fiscal
year. Suspended members are carried on AAPG membership rolls until
end of fiscal year in which dues are not paid.
equivalent which can be used for purchase of AAPG Products and
Services. (AAPG dollars have no cash value and can't be used for
at which drawings will be held: RETURN
Houston, August 27-29, 2002
Mountain Section, September 8-11, 2002
Section, October 2-4, 2002
October 27-30, 2002
Coast Section, October 30-November 1, 2002
Section, March 1-4, 2003
Prospect & Property Expo, date to be determined, 2003