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Recruit Today! Belong Now Spring & Fall Campaigns

The Recruit Today! Belong Now Spring and Fall Campaigns support our association leaders in sharing the benefits of association membership. The growth and strength of our organization is key to achieving our mission. Members receive a $50 Gift Card for each new member recruited between April – August for the Spring Campaign (in conjunction with Early Enrollment), and for the Fall Campaign, between July (ultimately starting during our new teacher orientations) and October 31.

Spring Campaign | April 1 – August 10:

Spring Campaign Support Conditions:

  1. The Spring Campaign ends August 10, 2022. ALL ORIGINAL applications must be in to UEA Headquarters by then. So make sure you have enough time to process in UniServ.
  2. Stipend will arrive on an Amazon Gift Card first part of September.
  3. Early Enrollment sign-ups are eligible. Active Educator 2022 Applications received from April 1 – August 10 will also qualify! Early Enrollment forms received after August 10 will no longer be eligible.
  4. There are no division prizes for the Spring Recruit Today Campaign.
  5. Active Educator 2023 Applications received between June 1 – October 31 will qualify for the Fall Campaign. Make sure you use the correct membership application!

Here is what you will need:

Fall Campaign | NTO – Oct 31:

Fall Campaign Support Conditions:

  1. The Fall Campaign ends October 31, 2022. ALL ORIGINAL applications must be in to UEA Headquarters by November 5.
  2. Stipend will arrive on an Amazon Gift Card end of November.
  3. Early Enrollment sign-ups are NOT eligible. Only Active Educator 2023 Applications qualify.
  4. Local division winners and top recruiter winners will be announced by the end of November.

Additional Fall Campaign Prizes:

  1. Local in each division with the largest percentage increase in membership will win a prize.
    • Division 1- $50 Division 2- $100 Division 3-$150 Division 4-$200
  2. Top recruiter in each division who recruits the most new members will win a prize.
    • Division 1- $75 Division 2- $150 Division 3-$250 Division 4-$300
  3. Local in each division with the highest percentage of recruiters will win a prize.
    • Division 1- $75 Division 2- $150 Division 3-$225 Division 4-$300

Local Divisions:

Division 1 – Daggett, Garfield, Grand, Kane, Morgan, North Summit, Piute, Rich, South Summit, Tintic, Wayne
Division 2 – Beaver, Duchesne, Emery, Juab, Logan,  Millard, North Sanpete, San Juan, Sevier, South Sanpete,  USDB
Division 3 – Box Elder, Cache, Carbon,  Iron, Murray, Ogden, Park City, Provo, Tooele, Uintah, Wasatch, Washington
Division 4 – Alpine, Canyons, Davis, Granite, Jordan, Nebo, Salt Lake, Weber

    Here is what you will need:

    Both Campaigns

    • Recruiters must be UEA members.
    • New members cannot recruit themselves.
    • New Retired or Aspiring Educator’s membership applications are not eligible for a stipend. However, Retired and Aspiring members who recruit new active members will receive the stipend.
    • Only ONE name may be entered as the recruiter. UEA will not split the stipend.
    • Employees of the UEA and its affiliates are not eligible.

    Additional resources to support your campaign:

    • Research on Building Strong Relationships The best predictor of a member’s intention to remain in the Association when given the opportunity to drop is their relationship with the UEA. Resources on NEA’s findings of how to build strong relationships.

    FAQ

    Frequently Asked Questions
    Resource for the most common questions on the campaign.

    Additional Questions?

    Connect with your UniServ Director (UD) or UEA Office at 801-266-4461/800-594-8996.

    Fall Recruit Today Campaign Timeline

    See Early Enrollment page for timeline of Spring Recruit Today Campaign, which runs concurrent with Early Enrollment

    June

    UEA Board of Directors reviews participation in Recruit Today! Belong Now Fall Campaign. UniServ and Local membership numbers pulled for division recruitment and percentage changed calculations.

    Campaign begins

    July Campaign in our classrooms
    August Campaign in our classrooms
    September Campaign in our classrooms
    October Campaign Ends; ALL applications must be in to UEA Headquarters by November 5
    November Report out of campaign
    2022 Campaign Winners

    Congratulations to the winners of the Fall 2022 UEA Recruit Today! Belong Now Campaign:

    • Division 1. Julie Reidhead from the South Summit Education Association invited 5 new members to belong and will receive $75
    • Division 2. Carla McGee from the Duchesne Education Association invited 5 new members to belong and will receive $150.
    • Division 3. TWO-WAY TIE! Issachar Beh from the Murray Education Association and Danielle Beck from Provo Education Association both invited 14 new members to belong and will receive $250.
    • Division 4. Mike Gowans from the Alpine Education Association invited 12 new members to belong and will receive $300.

    Calculations for Local in each division with the largest percentage increase and Local in each division with the highest percentage of recruiters will be calculated and announced in December.

     

    List of Past Winners

    Congratulations to the winners of the Fall 2021 UEA Recruit Today! Belong Now Campaign:

    • Division 1. A FIVE-WAY-TIE for the first time in UEA history! Each will receive $75 for recruiting two new members to belong.

    Marianne Bunn & Hank Postma from the Grand Education Association, Tamyra Williams & Kay Louise Katchuk from the South Summit Education Association, Merilee Terry from the Kane Education Association.

    • Division 2. Rosa Nunez from the Logan Education Association invited 8 new members to belong and will receive $150.
    • Division 3. Marsha Curtis from the Uintah Education Association invited 14 new members to belong! WOW! and will receive $250.
    • Division 4. Mike Gowans from the Alpine Education Association invited 8 new members to belong and will receive $300.

    Local in each division with the largest percentage increase in membership:

    • Division 1: Tintic Education Association with 7% increase awarded $50
    • Division 2: Logan Education Association with 30% increase awarded $100
    • Division 3: Provo Education Association with 10% increase awarded $150
    • Division 4: Nebo Education Association with 10% increase awarded $200

    Local in each division with the highest percentage of recruiters:

    • Division 1: Tintic Education Association with 13% of membership recruiting in the local awarded $75
    • Division 2: Duchesne Education Association with 6% of membership recruiting in the local awarded $150
    • Division 3: Iron County Education Association with 5% of membership recruiting in the local awarded $225
    • Division 4: Nebo Education Association with 4% of membership recruiting in the local awarded $300

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    Congratulations to winners of the Fall 2020 UEA Recruit Today! Belong Now Campaign:

    • Tamyra Williams, SOUTH SUMMIT, invited 11 new members to belong and was awarded $75 for recruiting the most new members in Division 1
    • Corey Morrison, SEVIER, invited 7 new members to belong and was awarded $150 for recruiting the most new members in Division 2
    • Julie Barnhurst, IRON, invited 9 new members to belong and was awarded $250 for recruiting the most new members in Division 3
    • A TIE for the FIRST time! Julie Beane, CANYONS and Michele Jones, GRANITE, each invited 12 new members to belong and were each awarded $300 for recruiting the most new members in Division 4

    Local in each division with the largest percentage increase in membership:

    • Division 1: South Summit Education Association with 9% increase awarded $50
    • Division 2: North Sanpete Education Association with 3% increase awarded $100
    • Division 3: Iron County Education Association with 30% increase awarded $150
    • Division 4: Jordan Education Association with 7% increase awarded $200


    Local in each division with the highest percentage of recruiters:

    • Division 1: Garfield Education Association with 10% of membership recruiting in the local awarded $75
    • Division 2: Utah School for the Deaf and Blind with 5% of membership recruiting in the local awarded $150
    • Division 3: Iron County Education Association with 10% of membership recruiting in the local awarded $225
    • Division 4: Canyons Education Association with 5% of membership recruiting in the local awarded $300

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    2019 Fall Campaign:

    Congratulations to winners of the Fall 2019 UEA Recruit Today! Belong Now Campaign:

    • Tamyra Williams, SOUTH SUMMIT, invited 5 new members to belong and was awarded $75 for recruiting the most new members in Division 1
    • Jeanie Papiernik, LOGAN invited 5 new members to belong and was awarded $150 for recruiting the most new members in Division 2
    • Tonya Jo Blackford, OGDEN, invited 9 new members to belong and was awarded $250 for recruiting the most new members in Division 3
    • Mike Gowans, ALPINE, invited 15 new members to belong and was awarded $300 for recruiting the most new members in Division 4

    One local from each of four divisions was awarded a cash prize for the largest percent increase in membership:

    • Division 1 – SOUTH SUMMIT EDUCATION ASSOICATION, 15% increase awarded $50
    • Division 2 – JUAB EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, 9% increase awarded $100
    • Division 3 – MURRAY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, 9% increase awarded $150
    • Division 4 – CANYONS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, 8% increase awarded $200

    In addition, one local from each division was awarded with a prize for highest percentage of recruiters:

    • Division 1 – GARFIELD EDUCATION ASSOCIATON, 18% of membership recruiting in the local awarded $75
    • Division 2 – NORTH SANPETE EDUCATION ASSOCIATON, 8% of membership recruiting in the local awarded  $150
    • Division 3 – IRON EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, 6% of membership recruiting in the local awarded  $225
    • Division 4 – JORDAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATON, 5% of membership recruiting in the local awarded $300

    2018 Fall Campaign:

    Congratulations to winners of the Fall 2018 UEA Recruit Today! Belong Now Campaign:

    • Heather Logan, GARFIELD, recruited 6 new members and was awarded $75 for inviting the most new members who joined in the division.
    • LaMarr Walker, SAN JUAN, recruited 19 new members and was awarded $150 for inviting the most new members who joined in the division.
    • Amanda Lawing, PARK CITY, recruited 25 new members and was awarded $225 for inviting the most new members who joined in the division.
    • Ty Bevan, ALPINE, recruited 12 new members and was awarded $300 for inviting the most new members who joined in the division.

    One local from each of four divisions was awarded a cash prize for the largest percent increase in membership:

    • Tamyra Williams, SOUTH SUMMIT, invited 5 new members to belong and was awarded $75 for recruiting the most new members in Division 1
    • Jeanie Papiernik, LOGAN invited 5 new members to belong and was awarded $150 for recruiting the most new members in Division 2
    • Tonya Jo Blackford, OGDEN, invited 9 new members to belong and was awarded $250 for recruiting the most new members in Division 3
    • Michael Gowans, ALPINE, invited 15 new members to belong and was awarded $300 for recruiting the most new members in Division 4

    In addition, one local from each division was awarded with a prize for highest percentage of recruiters:

    • Division 1 – Garfield Education Association with 18% of membership recruiting was awarded $50
    • Division 2 – Beaver Education Association with 9% of membership recruiting was awarded $100
    • Division 3 – Ogden Education Association with 11% of membership recruiting was awarded $150
    • Division 4 – Nebo Education Association with 9% of membership recruiting was awarded $200

    2017 Fall Campaign

    Congratulations to winners of the Fall 2017 UEA Recruit Today! program:

    • Rich Monson, San Juan, recruited 48 new members and was awarded $150 for recruiting the most new members.
    • Alane Gaspari, Park City, recruited 25 new members and was awarded $225 for recruiting the second most new members.
    • Vicki Olsen, Jordan, recruited 15 new members and was awarded $300 for recruiting the third most new members.
    • Kay Katchuk and Ryan McArthur, South Summit, each recruited 6 new members and were awarded $75.

    The Fall 2017 program resulted in 1,287 new members statewide. Nearly 550 recruiters each received $20 per member recruited between July 18 and October 31.

    In addition, one local from each of four divisions was awarded a cash prize for the largest percent increase in membership:

    • Division 1 – South Summit Education Association with 22.92% increase was awarded $75;
    • Division 2 – San Juan Education Association with 79.66% increase was awarded $150;
    • Division 3 – Murray Education Association with 12.62% increase was awarded $225; and
    • Division 4 – Granite Education Association with 6.68% increase was awarded $300.

    2016 Fall Campaign

    Congratulations to winners of the Fall 2016 UEA Recruit Today! program:

    • Sam Thompson, Park City, recruited 36 new members and was awarded $650 for recruiting the most new members.
    • Chrissy Paulos, Salt Lake, recruited 35 new members and was awarded $350 for recruiting the second most new members.
    • Honorable Mentions: Beckey Carson (Granite), Mindy Ball (Murray), Michele Jones (Granite), Carol Nielson (Granite)

    The Fall 2016 program resulted in 1,184 new members statewide. Almost 500 recruiters each received $20 per member recruited between July 18 and October 31.

    In addition, one local from each of four divisions was awarded a cash prize for the largest percent increase in membership:

    • Division 1 – Rich Education Association with 12.00% increase was awarded $100;
    • Division 2 – North Sanpete Education Association with 20.29% increase was awarded $200;
    • Division 3 – Provo Education Association with 7.01% increase was awarded $300; and
    • Division 4 – Nebo Education Association with 3.19% increase was awarded $400.

    2015 Fall Campaign

    Congratulations to winners of the Fall 2015 UEA Recruit Today! program:

    • Beckey Carson, Granite, recruited 36 new members and was awarded $650 for recruiting the most new members.
    • Susan McFarland, Salt Lake, recruited 27 new members and was awarded $350 for recruiting the second most new members.
    • Honorable Mentions: Mary Moulton (Uintah), Carol Ferguson (Granite), Jenny McKenna (Park City), Michele Jones (Granite), Boni Henrie (USDB), Geraldine Chellson (Granite)

    The Fall 2015 program resulted in 1,251 new members statewide. More than 500 recruiters each received $20 per member recruited between July 18 and October 31.

    In addition, one local from each of four divisions was awarded a cash prize for the largest percent increase in membership:

    • Division 1 – North Summit Education Association with 15.63% increase was awarded $100;
    • Division 2 – Beaver Education Association 7.46% increase was awarded $200;
    • Division 3 – Wasatch Education Association with 18.07% increase was awarded $300; and
    • Division 4 – Nebo Education Association with 3.91% increase was awarded $400.

    2014 Fall Campaign

    Congratulations to winners of the Fall 2014 UEA Recruit Today! program:

    • Mary Moulton, Uintah, recruited 27 new members and was awarded $650 for recruiting the most new members.
    • Susan McFarland, Salt Lake, recruited 24 new members and was awarded $350 for recruiting the second most new members.

    The Fall 2014 program resulted in 1,140 new members statewide. More than 500 recruiters each received $20 per member recruited between July 18 and October 31.

    In addition, one local from each of four divisions was awarded $250 for the largest percent increase in membership:


    2013 Fall Campaign

    Congratulations and thank you to UEA members for their recruiting efforts during the UEA’s Recruit Today! 2013 Fall Campaign, which ran July 27-October 31. It was a great success.

    Congratulations to Mary Moulton, teacher at Uintah High in Uintah School District for recruiting 18 new members during that period. Moulton was awarded $1,000 for being the recruiter who signed up the most new members. Mary also serves as the Eastern Utah UniServ President and the Uintah President-elect.

    Also, congratulations to Carmen Fiori, teacher and Association Representative (AR) at Grant Elementary in Murray School District. Thanks to her recruiting efforts, her name was drawn by UEA President Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh as winner of $1,000.

    During the campaign, each member who recruited a new member received $20. If the new member selected EZ Pay (EFT) as their dues payment method, the recruiter was entered into the drawing.


    2013 Spring Campaign

    Congratulations and thank you to UEA members for their recruiting efforts during the UEA’s 2013 Spring Recruit Today! campaign, which ran January 28-March 31. It was a great success.

    Also, congratulations to Dawn Opie, teacher at Foothills Elementary in Jordan School District. Thanks to her recruiting efforts, her name was drawn by UEA President Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh as winner of an Apple iPad®. The iPad was presented to Opie at her school by Jordan Education Association President Jennifer Boehme.

     

    During the campaign, each member who recruited a new member received $20. If the new member selected EZ Pay (EFT) as their dues payment method, the recruiter was entered into the iPad drawing.


    2012 Fall Campaign

    ALOHA! The 2012 fall campaign began the UEA’s successful Don’t De”Lei” – Recruit Today! promotion, which ran September-November 2012.

    As part of the Don’t De”Lei” promotion, Marlene Irons, Weber Education Association, won a trip for two to the sunny south shore of Kauai in Hawaii. The six-day, five-night trip includes accommodations at the Koloa Landing Wyndham Grand Resort on Poipu Beach, airfare and spending money.