Send all Membership Applications
and Dues payments to the following address:
Appoint one person in your group, preferably someone with computer and e-mail
access, to be in charge of your group's membership lists and database. Notify
the LPM Membership Chair that this is the person who is to receive membership
correspondence from the state party.
- Use a standard LP membership
application available from the LPM Membership Chair.
- Have applications available at
all meetings and events where your group is present.
- Print a membership application
in your local newsletter.
- Start by requesting a database
file for all of the names in your county(ies) from the LPM Membership.
Determine which database program you will be using and get this file in that
- Using this file as a starting
point, you can then add fields to keep track of local membership information
for each entry.
- Get regular updates from the
LPM's database when needed
- Accepting Dues
Payments. You will probably receive dues payments in various forms and
for different categories (ie. Local only, tri-level membership, etc.
- Visa/Master Card
Payments. The LPM can handle Visa/Master Card payments for dues and
donations. The applications that you use should have a space for credit card
numbers, expiration dates and signature. When you accept an application with a
credit card payment you should first make a photocopy for your records and then
forward the original to the LPM. The LPM will collect the dues from the credit
card company and return any local dues payments to you on a quarterly
- Tri-Level Dues
Payments. If you accept an application for Tri-level LP Membership
($35), keep $10 for your local dues and send a check for $25 along with a
photocopy of the membership application to the LPM. Do not send cash. If you
receive a check written out to the Libertarian Party of Michigan for tri-level
dues, send the check, along with the copy of the application and the LPM will
return the local portion of dues on a quarterly basis.
- Local Only Dues
Payments. If this is a new member, please send their name and contact
information to the LPM so we can invite the to join the state and national
Party of Michigan
21835 Cherry Hill