2022-2024 Membership Chair

Trudy Mills




Welcome to Soroptimist

Thank you for joining women of all ages, cultures and ethnic groups who work together to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. As a Soroptimist, we know you are a leader in your community who believes in making a difference. Check out the information below in order to learn more about who we are, what we do, and why joining us was a great decision! We look forward to teaming up with you to make the world a better place for women and girls!

  Watch our inspiring video that demonstrates our mission and vision in an exciting and visual way.
  Hear a welcome message from your SIA President Dawn Marie and learn more about her here.
  SIA President Dawn Marie Lemonds and SIA President Elect Elizabeth Di Geronimo explain SIA’s Diamond Campaign – Shining our Way to the 2nd Century!

Members represent a wide array of professions, including doctors, attorneys, teachers, chief executive officers, business owners and government officials. Soroptimists are leaders in their communities who believe in the power of joining together to make the world a better place for women and girls.

If you are interested in joining a Soroptimist club, check to see if there is a club in your areavisit the Soroptimist “Get Involved” page or contact the SNR Membership Chair.

Membership Resources

Welcome Sierra Nevada Region Members.  Here are some quick resources you and your membership committee can use provided by headquarters.  They are designed to help you recruit and retain members.  If you have any suggestions please send them to our Region Membership Chair at  Reach out to her if you need any assistance implementing these tactics.  For more detailed information please visit the Membership Page at Soroptimist International of the America’s website.

Membership Recruitment

New Members

Membership Retention

Other Recruitment Tools

Rules of Courtesy

SIA has updated Soroptimist 101. This is an excellent resource as part of orientation for your new members. Please take advantage of it.

Soroptimist 101

Leadership Tip: Conflict Resolution

The #1 reason members leave Soroptimist is civility issues. With so many diverse and talented members, differences are bound to occur in our clubs. If you find yourself needing to referee a dispute, first take a deep breath!
Then reference the CONFLICT RESOLUTION tip to come to a positive resolution and achieve closure.

Membership Grants

Monetary help is available for Chartering Clubs and Existing Clubs for assistance in development and promoting membership growth. Download and submit your Membership Grant Application today!

What’s new?

Civility Training Powerpoint Click here

2022 Fall District Meeting Powerpoint presentation Click here