Skip to main content
forests. resources. communities.
Hall of Fame
Calendar & Events
Share this page
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on LinkedIn
Skip breadcrumb navigation
Recruitment Resource Center
Do you have a network of potential members you'd like to invite to be SAF members, but aren't sure how to approach them or what information to provide?
See below for information and tips on how to recruit new members:
Guide for Recruiting New Members
for detailed recruitment tips and sample scripts to use when connecting with prospective members.
Identify the best prospects:
Review your network of professional colleagues and identify who might benefit from SAF membership.
Use this 1-pager of member testimonials with prospective members and share 5 reasons of many to be a member of SAF.
Visit YouTube channel to hear members' "SAF Moments" and learn their SAF stories.
Know the benefits of membership:
to provide prospects with more information about SAF and membership benefits.
Provide your colleagues with examples of how your SAF membership has benefited you both personally and professionally. A positive testimonial is a great recruitment tool.
Keep membership materials handy:
Print out copies of the
paper membership application
to distribute at your next event and keep on hand at the office.
Invite prospective members to upcoming events.
Invite new members to join online:
Ask them to join easily online by going to
. Remind them to enter your information as their “
” during the join process.
Check back in a few weeks to see if they have joined and ask if they have any questions.
Not sure if a colleague is a current SAF member? Check the
SAF Member Directory
before you begin a conversation about membership.
If you aren’t comfortable reaching out on your own, let SAF do the work for you. Email
the contact information of your prospective members and we will reach out on your behalf.
*Rules and regulations are subject to change at any time and without notice. Please email