FAQ

Q. Who is eligible for membership in The Dallas 40?
A. We welcome all applicants. We ask only that our members have a sincere desire to learn more about the key issues facing our community. We also require that they show appropriate respect for our speakers and for other members, including those with differing opinions.

Q. How much are the dues?
A. $100/person per year, payable by cash, check, or credit card.

Q What is the membership term?
A. Annual, beginning on January 1 of each calendar year.

Q. Does The Dallas 40 offer “corporate” memberships?
A. Not at this time. All memberships are individual and are not transferable to another individual.

Q. How do I obtain a membership/dues form?
A. You can find this form on the Membership tab of this website. Forms are also available at each meeting.

Q. How do I confirm that my annual membership dues have been paid?
A. Questions regarding dues-paid status may be sent to our Treasurer, Brent Berryman.

Q. How do I get answers to other membership questions?
A. Questions regarding membership may be answered through our Contact Form.

Q. When and where does The Dallas 40 meet?
A. We typically meet once a month, usually on a Monday evening and subject to speaker availability. Our current venue is Maggiano’s in NorthPark Centre; however, it is advisable to always check our website and/or your email meeting notice to confirm the location.

Q. Why doesn’t The Dallas 40 schedule meetings on the same day each month?
A. We purposely do not have a regularly scheduled meeting date so that we may accommodate our speakers’ calendar requirements and availability. In addition, we typically schedule speakers only 60 to 90 days in advance to allow for programs that focus on timely, relevant and important community issues.

Q. How do I get information about monthly programs?
A. In three ways: 1) Upcoming programs, speakers and dates are announced by our chair at each meeting; 2) this website includes the latest program information; and/or 3) you may Contact Us with a request to be added to our email list to receive a monthly email on upcoming programs.

Q. Do I need to make a reservation if I plan to attend a meeting?
A. Although we do not require pre-payment or reservations, we do ask for an RSVP to help us plan for proper accommodations and service.

Q. May I bring one or more guests?
A. Yes; guests are always welcome. We request a per-guest fee of $15; if a guest joins as a member on the day he/she attends a meeting, the $15 fee is credited against the dues fee.

Q. I have suggestions regarding speakers and programs. To whom do I send these suggestions?
A. You may submit program or speaker suggestions via our Contact Form.

Q. I have some ideas regarding the website. To whom do I send these suggestions?
A. You may submit website design, support, etc. ideas via our Contact Form.

Q. Who maintains the website?
A. Jason Woelfel, Independent Contractor, maintains our current website. If you have any issues with the site, please Contact him directly through jasonwoelfel.com.