Corporation and Membership

Star Island Corporation is a membership organization whose members meet annually. It is governed by a thirteen-member board of directors and has several standing committees including Executive, Finance, Property and Standards, Nominating, and Fund Development. Our bylaws are available for download.

Strategic Plan

Explore our official four-year strategic plan which will guide us from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2020. It provides strategic direction for the Star Island Corporation in order to advance the work of its mission. It also supports pragmatic decision-making by the Board in a manner that reflects the best interests of the Corporation.

Corporation Membership

Files and Information for Current Corporation Members

Corporation Members collectively agree to be the most responsible for the ongoing well-being of Star Island Corporation.

As a Corporation Member you:

  • Learn about the inner workings of Star and help plan its future
  • Attend and vote at the Annual Meeting held each spring
  • Meet dedicated, talented people from all the conferences
  • Work closely with Star Island’s exceptional Staff and Board Members
  • Advance the work and communication of the corporation by participating on committees and in work groups
  • Make a meaningful financial contribution to the upkeep of Star Island

When corporation members participate at meetings and on committees as they are able and give according to their means, they provide leadership for other Shoalers to do so.

We currently have just over 380 members. If you or someone you know is interested in joining, please take a look at our membership criteria and nomination packet. Applications are due each year by January 15th.

 

Membership Nomination and Application

Membership Criteria and Nomination Packet

Email office@starisland.org if you prefer the application as a word document.

Or Use These Online Forms To Apply:

Nominee Form | Sponsor Form | Recommender Form

Information about the forms and application process can be found by clicking here.

Emeritus Membership Criteria

List of Current Members (2017)

 

Star Island Legacy Society

The Star Island Legacy Society is one way people in the Shoaler community can give to Star Island, and is a perfect way that Star Island Corporation Members can participate in making sure Star thrives for future generations. Click here to learn more.

 

Bringer of Light Award

The Bringer of Light Award is presented by the Star Island Corporation Board of Directors to recognize an active Corporation member who has demonstrated:

  • Extraordinary Service
  • Significant Involvement
  • “Island Citizenship”/”One Island” Mindset
  • Active Membership

This award may be presented annually (typically at the Annual Meeting of the Corporation), though there is no requirement to do so.

If you are a Corporation member and would like to suggest somebody for the Bringer of Light Award, please send your suggestion by December 31 to board@starisland.org.

Bringer of Light Award Recipients

  • 2016 – Meg and Dick LeShack
  • 2015 – Ed Rutledge
  • 2014 – Susy & Tom Mansfield
  • 2013 – Dick Case & Bruce Parsons
  • 2012 – Dave & Patty Boynton
  • 2011 – Dan Fenn
  • 2010 – Dave & Edith Pierson
  • 2009 – Irene Bush