General Membership

General Membership

Qualifications

  • 35 years of age or older
  • Completion of membership application and $150 application fee
  • Successful passing of state and national background check

Once interviewed and approved by the Board of Directors, provisional membership will be granted once annual dues are paid, online mentor training is completed, and membership on at least (1) committee is achieved. Full membership is granted at the annual Pinning Ceremony in April 2019.

Membership Expectations

  • $800 Annual Dues
  • Purchase at least 4 tickets to the annual Celebration of Excellence Dinner ($400 Value)
  • Purchase at least (1) golf tournament entry at annual Southern Crescent Golf Tournament ($150 value)
  • Online Mentor Training ‘Mentoring the 100 Way Across a Lifetime’ and the Chapters local mentoring training on or by a specific date to be determine by the Membership Chairman / Executive Board of Directors;
  • Comply with the 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc. Bylaws   
  • Attend a minimum of 75% of General Body Meetings annually.  Chapter Meetings are generally held on the 4th Monday of each month. 
  • Actively serve on at least one (1) chapter committee. The current 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc. committees are:

    • Mentoring
    • Finance
    • Health & Wellness
    • Membership
    • Resource Development—Fundraising
    • Economic Development
    • Education
  •  Annually attend at least three (3) volunteer event of the 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc.
  • Arrive at Committee and General Body meetings prepared, meaning having read and analyzed any reports or other information forwarded in advance of such meetings.
  • Accept and support Board decisions, and maintain confidentiality as to information identified as such. Recognize that the Chair speaks for the chapter in all public matters.
  • Agree to guard against and immediately reveal any current or potential personal or business conflicts of interests.
  •  It is expected that members will actively participate in fundraising activities and that members will be among the first to actively solicit others.  Board members serve as key resources to other individuals, foundations, and corporations where they have an influence. 
  • Attend, actively promote, and help sell tickets and sponsorships to 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc. annual events.
  • Add 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc. membership and involvement to my social media profiles (e.g., LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and like and positively comment on 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc. Facebook Page.

Download Application

In order for your application to be processed, your application fee of $150.00 must be received by our office.  You can pay via check, money order, credit card, or cash.  Credit card payments can be made in person (at our South Metro office) or over the phone at 404-761-0064. Please note there may be a service charge for credit/debit card transactions.

Submitting your application via U.S. Mail:  Please send to the address below:

ATTN: Membership Application 100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc.
1513 E. Cleveland Ave. Suite 101-A
Atlanta, Ga 30344 

Submitting your application via e-mail: Please send your completed application to mentors@100blackmensouthmetro.org with Membership Application in the subject line.
 
Submitting your application via fax: Please send your completed application to 404-761-0054.  
 
For all questions, please contact our Administrative Assistant at 404-761-0064 or Membership Chairman Dr. Clarence Burnough at 770-658-0947.