Poulsbo Sportsman Club, Inc.

PSC Notes - Membership Chair

Posted November 8, 2016


Good day all.


As you may know we are just a few short weeks away from our annual membership renewal. The PSC position of membership chairman has been vacant since May 1, 2016 when Doug Forsyth resigned. Doug has been maintaining the waiting list in a caretaker status since that time and those efforts will stop on January 1, 2017. Membership fees brought in over $88,000 in 2016. The membership chairman is a critical part of the club’s wellbeing and having it filled is required for a smooth transition into 2017.


A background in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite of computer programs is pretty much a requirement. The membership data is in Access, Outlook is used for e-mail, and Excel is required for administrating the waiting list. Data is exchanged between the programs to efficiently maintain the processing of renewals and the waiting list. If you don’t have the programs the PSC will pay for an annual subscription from Microsoft. If you don’t have the necessary computer or printer the club will work with you.


During the months of January, February, and March the processing of membership renewals requires a level of effort from 24 to 40 hours per month depending on your skill level. During April when new members are brought on board from the waiting list the level of effort could run from 30 to 50 hours depending on your skill level.There are 750 memberships in the club, which represent more than 1,000 members. Among that 1,000 we need one to step forward to take the mantle.

Kindly take a minute to consider if this is a volunteer position in the club that you could take on and contact either me or Doug Forsyth if you would like a closer look.


Thanks for considering this and I’ll keep you posted.


Doug O'Connor
Poulsbo Sportsman Club