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  • Membership Levels and Packages

    General Member
    Dues are $250 annually. General membership is for one person in a company. General Members are entitled to all the benefits of the GSDBA including Voting Rights for Association Business.


    Associate Member
    Dues are $150 annually. An Associate Member must be sponsored by an existing General Member within the same company.  Associate Members are entitled to all the benefits of the GSDBA except for Voting Rights for Association Business.


    Non-Profit Member
    Dues are $150 annually. Non-Profit Members are entitled to all the benefits of the GSDBA including Voting Rights for Association Business.

    Friend of GSDBA Member
    Dues are $100 annually. Friend of GSDBA members are those who do not fit into any other available category of membership, but who want to participate and support GSDBA.  Friend of GSDBA Members are entitled to all the benefits of the GSDBA except Voting Rights for Association Business.

    Complete Your Membership Application

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    Contact the office to find out more

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  • For Additional Information Contact: Susan Jester, Media/PR Relations
    St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral | 2728 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA92103
    Jesters@stpaulcathedral.org (619) 298-7261 or Mobile (201) 213-9115

    Disclaimer: Candidate line up subject to change without notice. This is a non-partisan event, and the views expressed by the Candidates, Panel Members, and Moderator, does not necessarily reflect the views of St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, GSDBA or our Media Sponsors.

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  • Associate Member
    Dues are $150 annually. An Associate Member must be sponsored by an existing General Member within the same company.  Associate Members are entitled to all the benefits of the GSDBA except for Voting Rights for Association Business.


  • WHY JOIN GSDBA


    Visibility: The GSDBA Consumer Guide & Business Directory is the go-to resource for the highly sought after LGBT supportive consumer. Be there when your potential consumers are searching for your specific service or product through the business directory or the GSDBA mobile app.

    Connections: Create strategic alliances and build lasting business relationships through networking, social media and events.

    Knowledge: Take advantage of professional development programming and educational seminars offered exclusively to members.

    Growth: Gain new customers and grow sales through the newly updated GSDBA business to business and business to consumer website.

    Savings: Receive exclusive member-to-member discounts.

    Good Citizenship: Be known as a home-grown business that is there for those who want to buy local and keep their dollars spent in the LGBT community.

  • SPACER

  • Benefits of GSDBA Membership

    • One Business Listing (includes business name, member name, address, phone and email) in the GSDBA online Directory.

    • Member-only discounts to Business Development and Networking Programs.

    • Member-to-member discount programs.

    • Promotions through GSDBA social media channels.

    • Exclusive access to GSDBA advertising.

    • All GSDBA members are automatically members of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) with access to financial support, business advocacy and contract opportunities.  

    • GSDBA is a Community Partner with the Small Business Administration; membership includes special access to SBA programs and to SCORE.

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  • Benefits of GSDBA Membership

    • One Business Listing (includes business name, member name, address, phone and email) in the GSDBA online directory.

    • Member-only discounts to Business Development and Networking Programs.

    • Member-to-member discount programs.

    • Promotions through GSDBA social media channels.

    • Exclusive access to GSDBA advertising.

    • All GSDBA members are automatically members of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) with access to financial support, business advocacy and contract opportunities.  

    • GSDBA is a Community Partner with the Small Business Administration; membership includes special access to SBA programs and to SCORE.

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  • Professional Affinity Groups

  • COMMITTEES

    GSDBA depends on dedicated volunteers to help make decisions, support the local business community and coordinate events.  A committee is your chance to get involved, meet other business owners, put your expertise to good use and help shape the decisions that affect the business and LGBT community of San Diego.  The following is a list of current GSDBA committees, for more information contact committees@gsdba.org

    ADVOCACY COMMITTEE
    OVERALL MISSION: To attain full business equality for GSDBA members and for LGBT persons by publicly advocating GSDBA’s public policy priorities, identifying appropriate advocacy actions, and vetting outside requests for advocacy by GSDBA. 
    Chair: Maricela Amezola 


    Interested in this Committee? Apply here

    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
    OVERALL MISSION: Develop and deliver services that support the growth and success of member’s business. The committee also oversees and coordinates the Professional Affinity Groups and provides them with the necessary support to provide its members purposeful and structured meetings.
    Chair: Kevin Wunderly
    Interested in this Committee? Apply here

    BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUPS COMMITTEE
    OVERALL MISSION: To oversee a structured forum of facilitators of Business Networking Groups (BNGs) to ensure that BNG’s provide a productive networking environment for the support and growth of member businesses.
    Chair: Barbra Blake
    Interested in this Committee? Apply here

    CORPORATE RELATIONS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
    OVERALL MISSION: To implement a strategy to procure sponsors and build long term relationships with them.
    Chair: Barbra Blake

    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
    OVERALL MISSION: Oversee the implementation of the organization’s strategic plan by furthering the mission, goals and activities of GSDBA.
    Chair: Jeri Muse, Ph.D

    EVENTS COMMITTEE
    OVERALL MISSION: The events committee mission is to collaborate with the GSDBA staff to ensure coordinated efforts to schedule, organize and implement any and all of its member events, including but not limited to networking events, member workshops, annual awards event, annual board of directors installation event, business luncheons, festivals and other special events.
    Contact the GSDBA Office at 619-296-4543
    Interested in this Committee? Apply here

    FINANCE COMMITTEE
    OVERALL MISSION: Oversight and management of the financial matters of the Association. Chaired by the Treasurer.
    Chair: Danielle Barger
    Interested in this Committee? Apply here

    MARKETING COMMITTEE
    OVERALL MISSION: 
    Chair: Melanie Peters
    Interested in this Committee? Apply here

    MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
    OVERALL MISSION: The mission of the membership committee is to collaborate with the GSDBA staff to assure coordinated and timely member outreach and communications efforts for the benefit of GSDBA.
    Chair: Tim Fronczek
    Interested in this Committee? Apply here



  • Interested in joining a GSDBA Committee? 
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