We expect events to be “sponsored” by at least one key-holding member. For recurring events, we’ve found that two or more sponsors are best, in case the primary sponsor is not available.
When a member sponsors an event it entails:
These expectations developed because we don’t have paid staff to fulfill an event manager role. Therefore, members are asked to volunteer to support the organizations about which they care.
While we enjoy the buzz of hosting, events which are closed to the public and/or require a paid ticket may come with additional expectations.
Likewise, frequent reserved use of an event spaces may lead to requests for reservation fees.