Local Section leaders can look to AIChE's Membership Department for support, resources and training. Our goal is to make your role as a volunteer leader as rewarding as possible. Here are numerous resources to help you. If you don't find the resource you're looking for, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access to Member Lists
Recruit new members to your local section by accessing member lists.
How to Start a YP Group
A resource guide compiled by the Young Professional Committee that serves as a step-by-step guide for local section leaders who would like to form a Young Professional Group.
How to Start a YP Group/Section (Webinar)
Volunteer & Member Recruitment Guide
Find a leading expert to speak at your local section meeting.
Planning a Meeting & Successful Programming
Learn the the nuts and bolts of planning a successful section meeting/event and learn how successful sections plan their activities.
All you ever need to know about fundraising for your local section.
Shining Star Award
During AIChE Annual and Spring Meetings, local section volunteers are recognized with a shining star award.
Access certificates to recognize volunteers throughout the year.
On Demand Leadership Skills Webinars
Improve your leadership skills and get a better handle on developing volunteers for your local section by viewing a vast library of webinars on leadership.
Get a handle on accounting and reporting taxes for your local section. Treasurer's reports are due May 31. Download the tax instructions and file your Treasurers report below.
Local Section Annual Reports
Local Section Governance
Download the following documents for a thorough understanding of local section governance.
Bylaws Template - Use to update section bylaws
Communication & Web Resources
Local Sections Committee (LSC)
The Local Sections Committee is charged with developing the relationships between AIChE's local sections, AIChE Staff and the Career and Education Operating Council (CEOC).
Local Section Community Websites
AIChE offers local sections the ability to create a website, complete with social features, document sharing, and events calendars. To learn more click here.
Chemical Engineers in Action Website
Created in cooperation with the Chemical Heritage Foundation, this site is a tool for your community outreach efforts.
Use these certificates to recognize your local section members and volunteers.
|Name of Template||File Download|
||Certificate of Recognition||Download Certificate|
|50-Year Member Certificate||Download Certificate|