Why Volunteer?

As one of the leading business and professional organizations in Tucson, TAMA is committed to the development of a successful association.  As an active participant, you will be contributing to the success of this chapter, while benefiting from business community contacts, shared knowledge, and access to resources for marketing professionals.  

The driving power behind this chapter is the active involvement of its membership.  Whether youíre an experienced marketer or just beginning your career, volunteering for a committee is a great way to fine-tune your leadership skills, learn more about the organization, and enhance your marketing experiences

Benefits of being a TAMA volunteer: 

  • Fine-tune your leadership skills

  • Tryout something you donít know, and round out your skill-set

  • Network with fellow professionals

  • Make lifelong friends

  • Personal satisfaction from contributing to the greater community

  • Learn more about the AMA

  • Enhance your professional credentials

How do I get involved? 

Let us know about your areas of expertise or interest, and we’ll match your interests to a committee or project.  To learn more about how to become a Tucson chapter volunteer, please contact Carolyn Smith Casertano by e-mail carolyn.smith.casertano@cancer.org.   Or, speak with any board member at the next TAMA meeting/event. 

Current TAMA volunteer opportunities: 

Technology Committee is seeking volunteers interested in maintaining website and email communications. Knowledge of html or web editing software helpful.

Communications Committee is seeking volunteers interested in marketing communications.  Open Committee positions:

  1. Post-meeting/event press releases:  Needed, a committee member to attend meetings/events to write up press releases that summarize the topic, presenter information, attendance, sponsored charity, any quotes from the meeting and a teaser for the next event; for release to publications.  

  2. Marketing Tips from TAMA (on regular schedule weekly, monthly, etc):  Needed, a committee member to establish a relationship with local newspapers (Inside Tucson Business, Tucson Citizen, Arizona Daily Star) and provide marketing tips (source: www.marketingpower.com) for business sections on a regular schedule.

New Membership Committee is seeking volunteers who are conversant in the benefits of joining the AMA and the Tucson chapter, and interested in assisting with mailings or follow up phone calls to invite prospective members to upcoming meetings/events and join TAMA. 

Sponsorship/Hospitality Committee is seeking energetic and enthusiastic volunteers to make contact and assist in coordinating with potential sponsors for TAMA events and activities.  Your familiarity with the greater Tucson business community will be very helpful. Volunteers are also needed for greeting guests and to work the registration/check-in table at meetings.  Greeting guests is one of the best places to be for networking.


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