ALA Group Membership Pilot Program

Group Membership Benefits 

  • One person manages the group membership for the organization
  • Ability to change members when individual(s) leave the organization
  • Cost savings that increase with number of members added
  • Ability to create groups based on single or multiple locations
  • Complimentary membership for Managing Partner
  • Greater access across the organization to ALA benefits and resources for all roles at lower cost
  • Future Benefits:
    • Discounts on ALA products and services for nonmember employees of group member
    • ALA special recognition logo (i.e. “Member: ALA Management Excellence Circle of Achievement”) for website and email signatures
    • Managing Partner has access to a MP Private Online Community
    • Special organizational profile section in Legal Management
    • Organization online profile page/portal for contact person to manage group

Thank you for participating in the ALA Group Membership Program. The working title of this program is the ALA Management Excellence Circle of Achievement, or MECA. As a participant, you will help ALA develop and refine the program, and ultimately evaluate if it represents a viable membership option to add to our organization's current membership structure.

Enter your group membership details on the APPLICATION FORM.

Instructions: You will be asked to upload a roster of participating organization location(s) with the participants at each location. The process will go quickly if you prepare this in advance as a separate document that you can attach. The roster should include the following information:

For each location, list:
ORGANIZATION NAME
FULL MAILING ADDRESS

List each individual group member by location. Include the following information for each person:

ALA ID # (if known)
MEMBER STATUS: New, Current or Former
FULL NAME (including designations/credentials) 
JOB TITLE
LOCATION
BUSINESS EMAIL
BUSINESS PHONE
EXEMPT OR NONEXEMPT
___% OF TIME on MANAGEMENT DUTIES

Group Membership Pilot Program Dues Tables 

 

As a participant in the pilot program, ALA requests that you:

  • Document and forward any errors you discover in the process
  • Forward suggestions for improvement in the process
  • Share feedback and ideas for ways ALA can improve the value of group membership in general
  • Advise of any other needs, requests, etc. in connection with the group membership program

Contact: Teena Austin, Senior Manager, Member Services, at taustin@alanet.org.