Membership in Zonta International and the Zonta
Club of the Conejo Valley Area is by invitation
only. We are an international women’s service
organization dedicated to advancing the status of
women locally and globally through service and advocacy.
Membership is a responsibility that requires time,
resources, and financial commitments.
Membership Eligibility and
Membership is open to executives or professionals
in recognized business, institution, or professional
occupation. They must be working at least 50 percent
of a normal week and willing to support the objectives
of Zonta. Member classification is based on occupations
and the Zonta classification system consists of
38 categories based on the International Standard
Classification of Occupations.
Our Open Invitation
We invite you to attend and participate in our
monthly dinner meetings, fund raisers, and special
activities. This will allow you to get to know our
dynamic members and assess your interest and eligibility
in Zonta. The better you get to know us (and we
get to know you) the better you can assess if Zonta
is a best fit for you.
As a member, you are responsible for regularly
attending club and relevant committee meetings.
You must pay all dues, fees, and assessments promptly.
You will be called upon to serve in leadership roles
and give your time, talent, and enthusiasm to the
organization. You are also responsible for identifying
and recommending prospective new members. As time
and resources allow, you are encouraged to also
attend area, district, and international meetings,
workshops, conferences, and conventions. We are
an active service organization in the Conejo Valley
Area of Southern California and are committed to
making a difference in the status of women in our
The membership process is very straightforward.
First, the membership committee reviews your application
and determines if you meet the eligibility requirements
(both you and your sponsor need to complete the
application). These requirements include you must
be an executive or professional in a decision-making
position in a recognized business or profession
working at least 50 percent of the normal work week.
Second, the committee forwards the application
for review and approval at the next monthly board
Third, the summary of your application information
is posted in the club newsletter, and your nomination
is considered by club members for 10 days. If no
member protests or questions your eligibility, you
will be mailed a letter inviting you to join our
The membership form is specific to our club. Please
complete Section I and ensure your sponsor completes
Once this is done, please return the form to our
If you have any questions about Zonta, please feel
free to contact your Sponsor, the Membership Chair,
or any of the contacts
listed on this Web site www.zontacv.org.
We are dedicated to ensuring your membership in
Zonta is a mutually rewarding experience both now
and in the future.
click here to download the Membership Application