The Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA Political Action League (PAL) is an exclusive group to recognize and reward those Members who are actively involved in the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter’s Government Affairs Program. General membership into the League is annually-renewable and is based on a Member’s current or prior-year activities.
League Membership will be automatically granted in the current year to all Division Delegates of the Chapter’s Legislative Committee. Otherwise, Membership will be granted in the following year to all members who have acquired 10 Political Action Points in any given year.
Those who have acquired more than 10 Political Action Points in the previous year will be specially recognized during the League’s Annual Legislative Dinner, and the year’s highest-earning League Member will be named winner of the “PDJ Political Leadership Award”.
Political Action Points can be earned in the following manner:
- Contribute to NECA-PAC (1 point per $100 contribution)
Each $100.00 contributed to the Chapter ’s local & state Political Action Committee (NECA-PAC), or NECA’s federal Political Action Committee (NECAPAC) will earn the contributor one (1) Political Action Point.
- Host a Congressional Visit (10 points)
Members who host a Chapter-organized office or jobsite visit from a federal Senator or Member of Congress through the Chapter’s NECA Congressional Visitation Initiative will earn ten (10) Political Action Points per visit.
- Attend Chapter Government Affairs Events (3 points per event)
Members who attend Chapter-approved government affairs events in a given year will be granted three (3) Political Action Points per event. These events include the PDJ-WPA Harrisburg State Advocacy Day, NECA National Legislative Conference in Washington D.C., approved meetings with local, state, or federal representatives; or other similar events that are pre-approved by the Chapter.
- Respond to a PDJ Chapter Legislative Action Alert (1 point)
Members will earn one (1) Political Action Point each time they respond to a PDJ Chapter Legislative Action Alert email by contacting their representatives to voice their support or opposition to a bill or legislative action (as dictated by the email). Points are only earned if proof of contact is provided to the Chapter.
Benefits of Membership in the PDJ Political Action League include:
- Invitation to Special League Events
Each Member of the Chapter’s Political Action League is entitled to two (2) tickets to special events hosted throughout the year exclusively for League Members.
- Free New Book on Government or Politics
Members will be given a free book on the topic of government or politics each year as a token of the Chapter’s appreciation for their legislative participation.
- Recognition in the Chapter’s Newsletter and Social Media
All PAL Members will be recognized for their participation in this program in the Chapter’s Newsletter and Social Media pages.
- Enamel Membership Lapel Pin
Each year, new enamel lapel pins will be designed and given to current PAL members. Wear it proudly to all Chapter and NECA events to show your political leadership!