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Starting Up a New Chapter

STEP 1: WHERE DO I START?

STEP 2: HOW DO I PLAN MY FIRST MEETING?

  • Determine location
  • Recruit members from AAAA list, local dignitaries, veterans looking to get involved, local VFW's and separated or retired Aviation personnel. The minimum number of members for a chapter is 25.
  • Work with the National Office to develop a meeting announcement, request chapter services, and invite an AAAA National Executive Group Officer
    • Suggested agenda items include:
      • Introductory remarks
      • Pledge of allegiance/invocation
      • Local senior leader remarks
      • Voting process for new officers
      • Refreshments
      • National Executive Group Officer remarks
      • Announcement of results
      • New leader comments
      • Awards/prizes presented
      • Pictures and documentation for record
  • Submit minutes, Acceptance form pictures and election results to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

STEP 3: HOW CAN THE AAAA NATIONAL OFFICE ASSIST ME?

STEP 4: WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO ESTABLISH FINANCIAL COMPLIANCE?

STEP 5: HOW DO I SUSTAIN A VIBRANT CHAPTER?