The Membership Committee is a standing committee. The purpose of the Membership Committee shall be to manage the recruitment and retention of members. The Committee shall manage and review all applications to the Board for membership pursuant to Article II, Section 8. The Committee shall make recommendations to the Board regarding membership levels, qualifications and benefits. The Committee shall gather information to assist in membership recruitment. The Committee shall greet new members and mentor them regarding membership. The chair and members of this Committee shall be proposed by members of the Committee and certified by the Board. The terms of the chair and members of this Committee shall be one year.