No, at this time, we are not offering tiered chapter rates. Chapters can either work with another small chapter to combine their resources and members. Or if you have 15+ participants, the chapter webinar rate would still offer a savings over the individual member rate.
Any member over 32 would need to register at the individual member rate.
If a chapter does not fill all 32 slots, can a member from another chapter enroll in the first chapter’s group?
Yes, if small chapters want to partner together to provide this member benefit to their members, you can allow other chapter members to register in your group.
No. This discounted rate is a member benefit.
First, ASMC National Headquarters must have up to date information on the chapter president and the chapter president’s membership must be in good standing. Once that is done, a chapter president may follow the ASMC guidelines.
The JER would prohibit guest speakers who are DoD employees from asking ASMC Chapters to make a donation to a charity in their name. On the other hand, ASMC and its Chapters are private organizations, not instrumentalities of the DoD or any of its Services. As such, the JER does not apply to ASMC activities. [...]
If the newsletter in question is produced/distributed using Government resources, no. The newsletter should not contain commercial announcements or solicitations.
Can my chapter use the ASMC National HQ merchant account to process credit card payments for training events?
No. Credit card reconciliation is a labor intensive task, and we simply do not have the staff size to support this. Chapters with their own tax ID numbers may set up merchant accounts of their own, through a local bank or by calling Paymentech, the National vendor, at (800) 824-4313 (enter option 1 at prompt). [...]
One of the questions frequently asked of the National Headquarters is whether Government e-mail systems may be used to send communications about ASMC events and activities. The answer is a qualified “yes.” The Department of Defense Joint Ethics Regulation, DoD 550.7-R, sec. 2 301, (available at http://www.defenselink.mil/dodgc/defense_ethics/) sets out general standards for use of DoD [...]
Yes, it is legally permissible for a Chapter to accept gifts/donations from Corporate Members as this is considered a gift from a company to a not for profit private organization. Chapters should define the circumstances in which they will accept gifts and donations, and designate who is authorized to accept them on behalf of the [...]