As the world’s largest women’s patriotic service organization, the strength and influence of the American Legion Auxiliary is derived from its members. The Membership Committee works to ensure the future growth and prosperity of the organization by partnering with units, departments, and divisions to develop strategies to retain current members, recruit new ones, and engage all in mission-related activities. Current members renew their memberships when they believe the Auxiliary continues to offer them something of value for their lives. Purpose StatementTo oversee the nationwide effort to recruit and sustain a diverse, active membership and establish new units to ensure the future growth and prosperity of the organization; to promote the benefits of membership in the American Legion Auxiliary and encourage department chairmen to coordinate their membership programs with units in their respective states with the aims and purposes of the organization.
Membership chairmen, presidents, and
secretaries at the department (state) level attend a workshop hosted every
spring at the Auxiliary's National Headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind.
Programming is spearheaded by the incoming national president, national
membership chairman, and National Headquarters leadership.
goal of this event is to prepare participants to lead the charge for engaging,
retaining, and recruiting members for the Auxiliary. The more we grow, the more
veterans we can serve. Click