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MemberOctober 1, 2023 at 2:09 am
Thank you, David for that answer (and I learn something new all the time). Prior the discussions on this year on this forum, I did not know that, in Canada, being a member of a national not-for-profit organization exposed my contact information to any member who wants it. I can see the logic, but I suspect this law predates modern concerns around privacy and safety of individuals. Nonetheless, it is what is. I am unfortunately unable to join the Facebook group, as I left Facebook some years ago and have no intention of returning that, or other, anti-social media rage machines.
I also do not believe that handing out membership lists is an effective way to create engagement. I suppose, it could be useful for informing members of an opt-in third-party forum, or similar venture/venue, but one-way email blasts are not effective at creating engagement, in and of themselves.
I’m therefore grateful you have not utilized the list in some kind of email blast, to date. I suspect a great many members feel the same way.