Initiatives
Membership Committee Initiatives include RGD's Mentorship Program, Slack Community, Virtual Communities Program, Member Benefits & Discounts.

Mentorship

This program is open to Provisional RGDs and Student RGDs in their final year of study may sign up for Mentorship Program. For a period of 9 months, Mentees have 6 sessions with a Mentor, 1 hour each. Sessions can be held locally or remotely depending on the location of both the Mentor and Mentee.

 

Slack Workspace

Certified, Provisional RGD, Affiliate and Jr. Affiliate Members are invited to join RGD's Slack Workspace to connect, ask questions and start discussions with fellow Members.

 

Virtual Communities

Virtual Communities bring RGD Members together for regular, open conversation to share knowledge, discuss challenges, propose solutions and support each other. This initiative reinforces the idea that we are not alone, we are a part of a rich community of RGDs working to make our better. Each community is comprised of RGD Members working in similar areas, facing a particular set of challenges.

 

Member Benefits

The Committee proposes and develops new programs, services and other initiatives that will benefit RGD Members. In 2021, the Committee is considering the development of a Document Library for RGD Members and 

 

Member Satisfaction & Recruitment

The Committee strives to ensure the RGD's Membership remains vibrant, engaged and happy. Committee Members review Membership categories and numbers on a regular basis and proposes and develops initiatives. For 2021/2022, the Committee is considering Member Orientation, engagement for Members through DesignThinkers and promotion of RGD resources.

 

Discounts & Special Offers

The Committee researches potential new discounts and special offers for RGD Members from industry suppliers, reviews existing discounts to ensure they remain accurate and up-to-date and reaches out to suppliers to set up new discounts and offers.

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