Membership Committee

Insaf Mohammad : Membership Committee Member

Insaf Mohammad

Membership Committee Member

PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Practice Pharmacy Resident
Harper University Hospital
Detroit Medical Center
3990 John R
Detroit, MI 48201-2018
Bianca Korkis : Membership Committee Member

Bianca Korkis

Membership Committee Member

Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Wayne State University
259 Mack Ave., Suite 2190
Detroit, MI 48201
Dave Kalis : Membership Committee Member

Dave Kalis

Membership Committee Member

Melissa Murphy : Membership Committee Chair

Melissa Murphy

Membership Committee Chair

Clinical Pharmacist,
Genesys Regional Medical Center
Michael Galbraith, PharmD : Membership Committee Member

Michael Galbraith, PharmD

Membership Committee Member

PGY-2 Pharmacotherapy Resident,
Henry Ford Hospital,
Detroit, MI

Statement of Purpose

The Committee is responsible for recruitment and retention of Society members. The Membership committee also coordinates activities related to the Society’s mailing list (MML).

Responsibilities & Activities

  1. Determine methods for recruiting new members:
    • Assign Committee members to prepare a list of names and addresses of prospective members. Sources include:
      • Licensed pharmacists in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, and Washtenaw counties
      • Wayne State University and University of Michigan class lists
      • Wayne & Washtenaw county area pharmaceutical representatives, technician class lists from community colleges and other local training sites
    • Mail renewal letters (signed by committee chair and Society  president) to members
  2. Provide and maintain attendance forms at the General Membership meeting
  3. Provide membership status report, utilization of membership mailing list, and general membership meeting attendance to Board of Directors each month
  4. Staff reception table to greet Society members, answer questions, and provide name tags for attendees
  5. Order, maintain inventory, and distribute Society letterhead stationery and envelopes to Board of Directors and committee chairs, as needed.  Prepare inventory needs in annual budget request
  6. Maintain record of general membership meeting attendance for continuing education purposes
  7. Membership Mail List Responsibility
    • The membership mail list is used to conduct the business of the society and provide beneficial services for the membership. One committee member accepts a minimum of two years responsibility for society MML. Approval for the use of the MML and alteration of associated fees is at the discretion of the Board of Directors based on the Committee’s recommendation.
    • Maintain the MML on appropriate computer software
  8. Enter data every month, as needed, for membership renewals, new members and changes in membership information
  9. Send membership payments to Treasurer every month
  10. Maintain record of attendance at General Membership Meetings every month for Continuing Education reports.
  11. Generate address labels of Society membership for these purposes:
    • Society business including but not limited to newsletters, membership letters, etc.
    • Beneficial use of MML for other than Society business but limited to these restrictions:
      • Announcements of continuing education opportunities
      • Announcements of career opportunities for professional and support personnel
      • Research surveys relevant to the practice of pharmacy (i.e., market surveys)
      • Other uses as approved by the Board of Directors
      • The service provided shall be at a fee. The revenues from these fees shall be utilized toward the Society’s general operating revenues. An invoice is mailed within 30 days of providing the mailing list. Fees shall be:
        • CE announcements – $100 to members; $200 to non-members.
        • Career opportunity announcements – $100 to members; $200 to non-members.
        • Research Surveys – $100 to members; $200 to non-member.

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