The purpose of the Virgin Islands Association of Georgia (VIAG) is to share Virgin Islands cultural and educational experiences with other Virgin Islanders in both the U.S. and our homeland and to extend such awareness within our communities as well as to provide outreach to the Virgin Islands.
Purposes of the Association:
To promote closer fellowship among Virgin Islanders.
To foster among Virgin Islanders a sense of connection and loyalty to the Virgin Islands.
To promote and support the educational advancement of Virgin Islanders.
To plan and implement social and cultural activities.
To sponsor and coordinate conferences in order to inform Virgin Islanders of their homeland, its problems, its needs, its plans and its progress.
To maintain direct, lines of communication with appropriate individuals and other Caribbean organizations in order to plan jointly for betterment of the Virgin Islands.
To determine ways in which Virgin Islanders can contribute to the economic, social, and cultural progress of the Virgin Islands.
The Membership committee shall be responsible for recruiting members, maintaining a current membership roster, recommending the dues structure, and other activities that will enhance the membership of the organization.
The Fund Raising Committee shall be
responsible for raising funds to support the goals and objectives of the Association.
The Education/Culture Committee shall plan and direct social and cultural events and promote the culture of the Virgin Islands.
The Newsletter Committee shall conduct publicity activities directed at promoting the Association’s events; act as Association liaison between the media
and other organizations; and act as a consultant to other standing committees regarding the promotion and publication of Association activities. This committee is to publish a monthly newsletter sharing information of common interest to the membership.
The Finance Committee
The Finance Committee shall ensure that
VIAG has an annual budget and prepare necessary tax documents at fiscal year end to protect non-profit status.
The Community Outreach Committee shall direct and plan outreach events/resources to our community or become involved in the community.
Become a partner/stakeholder in the mission of the association
Gain voting rights; participation on various committees
Gain access to various networking resources through both our external and internal partnerships
Access to the "Membership Discount Program"
Memberships are valid for one calendar year, renewable on Jan1st of each year
Participants of discount program
*Full-Time College Student with ID*
Membership with T' shirt
Spouse & Children