Membership and Membership Information

 Contact LBWC Membership Here 

How do I renew my membership by credit card?

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Follow these steps to renew your membership by credit card and at the same time, review and update your contact information and Special Interest Group selections.

  1. Click Login (NOT "Register to Join" which would create a duplicate member record for you) and enter your username or email address and password. Your name appears in the top right-hand corner when you have logged in successfully.
  2. Click on your name. A dropdown menu appears.
  3. Click "Dashboard" which takes you to behind-the-scene of the website to your membership information.
  4. On the left-hand sidebar, click "Account" and click the "Extend" button to the right of the End Date of your Current Membership. A "Checkout" screen appears.
  5. Enter your credit card information under "Cards": click "+ Add" to enter a valid credit card for payment. NOTE: Debit cards are not accepted.
  6. Update your Directory contact information and Special Interest Group selections.
  7. Click COMPLETE to save your updates and to pay your membership dues.

How do I lookup a member in the online directory?

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  1. Click Login (NOT "Register to Join") and enter your username or email address and password. Your name appears in the top right-hand corner when you have logged in successfully.
  2. Click "Members Only" and go to the "Directory" section.
  3. Click "Member Directory Lookup" and a directory of "Members" appears. In general,
    1. Each box at the top represents a field such as Last Name, First Name or Nickname, Section Name, etc. that when clicked sorts the Members list by that field in ascending or descending order.
    2. When you hover over a box, a funnel icon appears to select a subset of members. Click on the funnel icon and a list of values appears that you can click on to see those members with that value in their Profile.
    3. Click the far-right arrow for a particular member to see her directory detail.
  4. To lookup a particular member by last name:
    1. Click the Last Name box to sort the list alphabetically from A to Z and scroll down to find a particular member OR 
      1. Click the funnel icon on the Last Name box and a list of last names appears.
      2. Type all or part of the member's last name in the Search box and a list of only those members that match that last name appears.
    2. Click the far-right arrow for a member to see her directory detail.
    3. Click the Last Name funnel icon again and select "All" to have the list show the entire membership.

How do I obtain a list of Special Interest Group members?

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  1. Click Login (NOT "Register to Join") and then, enter your username or email address and password. Your name appears in the top right-hand corner when you have logged in successfully.
  2. Click "Members Only" and go to the Directory section.
  3. Click "Member Directory Lookup" and a directory of "Members" appears. 
  4. To obtain a list of members for a particular Special Interest Group (SIG):
    1. Hover over the Special Interest Group box to see and click the funnel icon for a list of SIGs from which to choose.
    2. Click the SIG name that you seek and a list of only those members appears on the screen.
      1. To sort this list by Last Name, click the Last Name box.
      2. To view all the SIG members on one screen/page, scroll to the bottom right-hand corner and click "20" for a dropdown menu to click "All".
      3. A SIG leader can cut and paste each member's name and contact information into an email contacts list or skip to Step 5 to print the list.
      4. Click the far-right arrow for more contact info about a particular member.
  5. To print the list of Special Interest Group members:
    1. After completing Steps 4A and 4B, right-click your mouse for a drop-down menu. Note: All the members of the SIG must be listed on one screen/page in order for the entire list to be printed. See Step 4B)b).
    2. Click "Print" and the Print Menu appears.
      1. To save the list as a PDF document, select "Save as PDF" for "Destination". Make any other Settings changes then, click "Save". On the next screen, select a location where you'd like your document to be saved and enter a document title then, click "Save". You can then use Acrobat Reader to open, view and print the document.
      2. To print the list onto paper, select your default printer for "Destination". Make any other Settings changes then, click "Print".
  6. To obtain a list for another Special Interest Group, click "Clear" at the bottom right of the screen or click the Special Interest Group funnel icon again and select "All" to have the screen show the entire membership from which to select for another SIG. Repeat Steps 4 and 5.

How do I join as a first-time member?

To join for the first time, click "Register to Join" to complete the online membership form and pay the annual membership dues. Please write down your login credentials: email address, username and password. After completing your registration, your information is saved in your member account.

  1. After registering, always click "Login" and enter your email address or username and password to access the Members Only content, to update your membership information and to renew your membership.
  2. Please do NOT click "Register to Join" again; doing so will create a duplicate member account/record for you which will be difficult, if not impossible, to fix.
  3. Instructions for using the website system are provided under "Website Help".