Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of projects/leadership-committee/nov-2009/reports/membership


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Nov 19, 2009, 2:36:10 PM (11 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    33== Overview ==
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    5 Membership in 2009 has started to slow down compared with previous years, but is still at a healthy rate.
     5Membership in 2009 has started to slow down compared with previous years. Combined with loss of existing memberships (as projects fade away) and the increasing use of resources of our members who stay: this slow down in new members could cause financial short fall down the line.
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    77Several important new developments have taken place:
     
    99 * local food coops
    1010 * New Sanctuary Movement
    11  * Indymedia/Tachanka collaborations
     11 * Indymedia and Tachanka collaborations
     12 * Progressive Technology Project
     13 * Philadelphia Fight/Crit Path
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     15In addition, changes to the control panel have created an opportunity for a "federated" membership model in which an organization running a server can sign up MFPL members on their own.
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    1317== Outlook ==
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    15 Recruitment!
     19We need to reverse the slide in our regular membership numbers ''and'' we need to start promoting our federated/shared server membership model.
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     21Challenges with federated model:
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     23 * Lack of clarity around support
     24 * Lack of clarity around sharing of membership dues
     25 * Consciousness among federated members of May First/People Link and their membership in our organization
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    1727== Membership Trends ==