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Significance of Membership

  • Making a difference in the world today.
  • Opening doors to friendships and associations with other executives. As an international organization, Zonta provides the opportunity for cultivating relationships and networking with executives around the world.
  • Belonging to an international network of executives and professionals representing a diversity of occupations and affording you a global perspective on women's issues.
  • Sharing a commitment to enhance the status of women worldwide.
  • Providing service to individuals and families in need.
  • Fundraising to support important service projects on the local and international level.
  • Enriching your life personally as we pool talents to make the world a better place.

Membership Opportunities

Click here to download a Prospecitve Membership Presentation from Zonta International.


Zontians find role models, mentors and like-minded professionals in their Zonta clubs and through international contacts and meetings.

Building leadership skills
Zonta members organize events, chair committees and facilitate meetings. Zonta builds leaders.

Cross-cultural sharing
Zontians share ideas across cultures and continents, through visits and conversation, in print and in person.

Developing life long friendships
Zonta members support one another and share personal and professional milestones and challenges, often across national borders.

Taking action
Zontians work together and experience the satisfaction of making a personal contribution to improving women's lives.

Membership Responsibilities

  • Regularly attend business meetings and relevant committee meetings.
  • Pay all local and international dues.
  • Be familiar with club bylaws and parliamentary procedure.
  • Participate actively in service projects, meetings & deliberations and accept majority decisions.
  • Accept leadership roles and give time, talent and enthusiasm to the organization.
  • Identify and suggest prospective new members.
  • Attend area meetings/workshops, district conferences and international conventions, if possible.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Executives and professionals in decision-making positions willing to support and implement the Mission of Zonta International.
  • Perspective members should be people who are of good character and with a positive business reputation.

Becoming A Member

Perspective membership forms are to be properly completed and signed by one classified member and presented to the Membership Committee for review. After the Board of Directors has approved the prospective member, it is submitted in writing to the club membership. After receiving approval by the club membership, the Membership Chairperson notifies the sponsor of the favorable action, and a letter extends the invitation to membership.

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Mail application to:

Zonta Club St. Charles-Geneva-Batavia
P.O. Box 811
St. Charles, Illinois 60174

Email to:

Beth Bartlett
President Zonta Club of St. Charles - Geneva - Batavia