Guidelines Sponsor Guidelines
Membership Requirements From
An active member shall be a
permanent resident of St. Simons Island or Sea Island interested
in gardening and related subjects. To maintain active standing,
she shall be required to attend meetings regularly, actively
participate on a committee and financially support the Club’s
annual fundraiser. Maximum active membership shall be limited to
90, associate and life members are not included in this count.
Proposals for membership shall
be made on a form furnished by the Membership Chairman.
Applicants shall be sponsored by one active member and endorsed
by another. Those applying shall have attended at least two open
meetings of the garden club prior to recommendation for
approval. (See Standing Rules for additional detail.) Both sponsor and endorser shall have known the
candidate for at least one year.
Members may propose or endorse
only one candidate for membership in any club year.
New members shall be required to
serve on at least one committee and support the annual
fundraiser financially and by active participation. (See Standing Rules
for additional detail.) The sponsor
shall bring the new member to orientation and shall be
responsible for new member involvement throughout the year.
Names of candidates may be placed on a waiting list if active
membership is at the Club limit.
Other questions concerning
membership shall be at the discretion of the Board.