Sustaining Members have fulfilled Active membership requirements and shall continue to support the JLGL in its mission, goals and objectives. As our largest membership class, Sustaining Members are a huge source of support for the League. They provide a connection to our past while their financial support keeps us moving into the future.
Sustaining Council for 2018-2019
Sustaining Vice President – Tiffany Osler
Assistant Sustaining Vice President – Laurie Melton
Sustaining Council Recording Secretary – Alice Koehler
Sustaining Council Transfer Chair – Lu Fitzwater
Sustaining Council Treasurer – Amy Royal
Sustaining Council Funding Advisor – Ashley Link
Sustainer Project Chairs – Kim Lafferty & Elizabeth Willers
League Historian – Sheila Lotterhos
Benefits of Membership
Additionally, Sustaining Members are invited to participate in variety of social, volunteer and training activities throughout the year.
Sustaining Member Awards
Sustainer of the Year – Recognizing outstanding volunteer service in a community service organization or through community service over a significant number of years.
Sarah D. McKay Award – The Sarah D. McKay Award was established in 2018 in honor of Past President Sarah Duke McKay and recognizes a Junior League of Greater Lakeland member in good standing who personifies philanthropy, leadership, empowerment and inclusiveness and a commitment to improving our community.
Sustaining Member Requirements
Sustaining members of The Junior League of Greater Lakeland have only one requirement, paying Annual Dues. Dues include $43 for membership in the Association of Junior Leagues International and are determined by member age.
- Sustainers under 80 years of age pay $100
- Sustainers over 80 are exempt from dues
A member in good standing may become a sustaining member after her 7th Active League year.
To change your membership status, you must submit a request in writing to the Corresponding Secretary by March 1.
A sustaining member may serve as a sustaining committee advisor to an active committee upon approval of the Board of Directors.