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.
The primary 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 for Details
The 2012-2013 American Legion Auxiliary National Membership team is excited to continue the 2012 Membership team’s “Honoring Their Service” custom button series. Custom buttons can be created for Auxiliary members or anyone else with a photo of a special veteran in their life. It can be any photo - a military photo, a candid current shot or a favorite image in any environment. We hope you’ll help us spread the wonderful work of our organization while using our special veteran connection to engage new members. Download Order Form (pdf) | Download Post Pack Order Form (pdf)
Membership National ChairmanSue BrittonDepartment of New Yorkmembership@ALAforVeterans.org
Download 2012 - 2013 Plan of Action (pdf)
"Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in."—Marjorie Moore, Belleville, Ill.