Membership Benefits.

Membership Benefits

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Supporter Benefits
Benefits at all Supporter Levels
• Play a part in defending the peoples’ right to know in the conduct of the public’s business
• Receive emails with updates regarding WCOG activities and events
• Receive legislative alerts by email
• Receive an annual President’s Report

View specific level benefits below:

+Sustaining Partner Member: $5000/year commitment

Assure the ongoing financial viability of WCOG by making a commitment to provide sustaining funding each year.  Without this support WCOG would be unable to continue its work.

  • Have a voice in defending transparency at all levels of government in Washington State
  • Receive emails with updates regarding WCOG activities, news, and events
  • Receive legislative alerts
  • Receive an annual President’s Report
  • Access to “members only” listserv on open government issues
  • Receive discounted admission to WCOG events
  • Receive commemorative WCOG supporter pin
  • Receive WCOG newsletter
  • Be listed as a member on the WCOG web site
  • Receive discounted admission for you and a guest at WCOG events
  • Be listed as a member on the WCOG web site with a link to your web site
  • Receive recognition as a member by listing in WCOG event programs
  • Receive a customized WCOG logo indicating member level for your website
  • Receive invitations to meetings, as the opportunity arises, with open government advocates visiting from around the world
  • Have opportunities to distribute materials at WCOG events (materials must be related to WCOG’s mission and preapproved)
  • Have their logo on WCOG web site with link to their own web site
  • Receive prominent recognition as a Jefferson Member on signage at all WCOG events
  • Have their support as a Jefferson Member recognized from the podium at all WCOG events
  • Have your name recognized on event advertisements, in event program, emails, signage and from the podium
  • Have the opportunity to run a half page advertisement in event program
  • VIP or head table seating at the annual Madison-Andersen Awards breakfast
  • Invitation to annual VIP Sustaining Partners reception, with WCOG board members, and an update on WCOG activities
  • Free WCOG individual memberships for company employees
  • Company logo with link to your web site on all WCOG email correspondence
  • Annual Sustaining Partner plaque, recognizing your company and year of support
  • For Sustaining Partners at the $7,500/year level, be recognized as a top-level event sponsor at WCOG events


+Madison Member: $5000/year

  • Have a voice in defending transparency at all levels of government in Washington State
  • Receive emails with updates regarding WCOG activities, news, and events
  • Receive legislative alerts
  • Receive an annual President’s Report
  • Access to “members only” listserv on open government issues
  • Receive discounted admission to WCOG events
  • Receive commemorative WCOG supporter pin
  • Receive WCOG newsletter
  • Be listed as a member on the WCOG web site
  • Receive discounted admission for you and a guest at WCOG events
  • Be listed as a member on the WCOG web site with a link to your web site
  • Receive recognition as a member by listing in WCOG event programs
  • Receive a customized WCOG logo indicating member level for your website
  • Receive invitations to meetings, as the opportunity arises, with open government advocates visiting from around the world
  • Have opportunities to distribute materials at WCOG events (materials must be related to WCOG’s mission and preapproved)
  • Have their logo on WCOG web site with link to their own web site
  • Receive prominent recognition as a Jefferson Member on signage at all WCOG events
  • Have their support as a Jefferson Member recognized from the podium at all WCOG events
  • Have your name recognized on event advertisements, in event program, emails, signage and from the podium
  • Have the opportunity to run a half page advertisement in event program


+Jefferson Member: $2500/year

  • Have a voice in defending transparency at all levels of government in Washington State
  • Receive emails with updates regarding WCOG activities, news, and events
  • Receive legislative alerts
  • Receive an annual President’s Report
  • Access to “members only” listserv on open government issues
  • Receive discounted admission to WCOG events
  • Receive commemorative WCOG supporter pin
  • Receive WCOG newsletter
  • Be listed as a member on the WCOG web site
  • Receive discounted admission for you and a guest at WCOG events
  • Be listed as a member on the WCOG web site with a link to your web site
  • Receive recognition as a member by listing in WCOG event programs
  • Receive a customized WCOG logo indicating member level for your website
  • Receive invitations to meetings, as the opportunity arises, with open government advocates visiting from around the world
  • Have opportunities to distribute materials at WCOG events (materials must be related to WCOG’s mission and preapproved)
  • Have their logo on WCOG web site with link to their own web site
  • Receive prominent recognition as a Jefferson Member on signage at all WCOG events
  • Have their support as a Jefferson Member recognized from the podium at all WCOG events

+Access Member: $1000/year

  • Have a voice in defending transparency at all levels of government in Washington State
  • Receive emails with updates regarding WCOG activities, news, and events
  • Receive legislative alerts
  • Receive an annual President’s Report
  • Access to “members only” listserv on open government issues
  • Receive discounted admission to WCOG events
  • Receive commemorative WCOG supporter pin
  • Receive WCOG newsletter
  • Be listed as a member on the WCOG web site
  • Receive discounted admission for you and a guest at WCOG events
  • Be listed as a member on the WCOG web site with a link to your web site
  • Receive recognition as a member by listing in WCOG event programs
  • Receive a customized WCOG logo indicating member level for your website
  • Receive invitations to meetings, as the opportunity arises, with open government advocates visiting from around the world
  • Have opportunities to distribute materials at WCOG events (materials must be related to WCOG’s mission and preapproved)


+Supporting Member: $500/year

  • Have a voice in defending transparency at all levels of government in Washington State
  • Receive emails with updates regarding WCOG activities, news, and events
  • Receive legislative alerts
  • Receive an annual President’s Report
  • Access to “members only” listserv on open government issues
  • Receive discounted admission to WCOG events
  • Receive commemorative WCOG supporter pin
  • Receive WCOG newsletter
  • Be listed as a member on the WCOG web site
  • Receive discounted admission for you and a guest at WCOG events
  • Be listed as a member on the WCOG web site with a link to your web site
  • Receive recognition as a member by listing in WCOG event programs
  • Receive a customized WCOG logo indicating member level for your website


+Sunshine Member: $250/year

  • Have a voice in defending transparency at all levels of government in Washington State
  • Receive emails with updates regarding WCOG activities, news, and events
  • Receive legislative alerts
  • Receive an annual President’s Report
  • Access to “members only” listserv on open government issues
  • Receive discounted admission to WCOG events
  • Receive commemorative WCOG supporter pin
  • Receive WCOG newsletter
  • Be listed as a member on the WCOG web site
  • Receive discounted admission for you and a guest at WCOG events
  • Be listed as a member on the WCOG web site with a link to your web site


+Family Member: $100/year

  • Have a voice in defending transparency at all levels of government in Washington State
  • Receive emails with updates regarding WCOG activities, news, and events
  • Receive legislative alerts
  • Receive an annual President’s Report
  • Access to “members only” listserv on open government issues
  • Receive discounted admission to WCOG events
  • Receive commemorative WCOG supporter pin
  • Receive WCOG newsletter
  • Be listed as a member on the WCOG web site
  • Receive discounted admission for you and a guest at WCOG events


+Individual Member: $50/year

  • Have a voice in defending transparency at all levels of government in Washington State
  • Receive emails with updates regarding WCOG activities, news, and events
  • Receive legislative alerts
  • Receive an annual President’s Report
  • Access to “members only” listserv on open government issues
  • Receive discounted admission to WCOG events
  • Receive commemorative WCOG supporter pin
  • Receive WCOG newsletter


+Student Member: $15/year

The Student membership level is for students and young professionals (graduated within the last two years)

  • Obtain access for 1 individual to a “members’ only” listserv to exchange tips and advice on open government issues
  • Receive discounted or free admission for 1 individual to many WCOG events
  • Play a part in defending the peoples’ right to know in the conduct of the public’s business
  • Receive emails with updates regarding WCOG activities and events
  • Receive legislative alerts by email
  • Receive an annual President’s Report