MEMBERSHIP

By participating in the US-RSPE, you express your commitment to continuous poultry sustainability improvement. A membership in the US-RSPE provides you and your organization with the opportunity to:

  • Define sustainability in a way that is meaningful for stakeholders across the entire poultry and egg value chain - from farm to fork
  • Address emerging issues facing poultry and egg sustainability stakeholders
  • Define and measure progress in the poultry and egg sustainability continuous improvement journey
  • Collaborate with the entire poultry and egg value chain to increase trust and transparency that allows consumers to make informed decisions

MEMBER CATEGORIES

Members are from the entire supply chain, sharing the vision, mission and objectives of the US-RSPE.

Growers / Producers
Individuals and organizations of people who are actively engaged in the raising and management of all phases of commercial poultry and egg production
Allied Industry
Organizations and associations of people who supply the commercial poultry and egg value chain with goods and services
Integrators / Processors
Organizations and associations of people who process commercial poultry and eggs into saleable product
Retail / Food Service
Organizations and associations of people who bring commercial poultry and egg products to consumers
Civil Society and NGOs
Academic institutions, non-government and non-commercial institutions, foundations, alliances and associations with a stake in the commercial poultry and egg value chain

MEMBERSHIP OBLIGATIONS

As a member, you will be expected to:

  • Share, support and advocate the vision, mission and objectives of US-RSPE
  • Demonstrate the desire and ability to engage in constructive dialogue to further the goals of the US-RSPE
  • Ensure that your organization’s commitment US-RSPE objectives is substantiated by adequate financial and personnel resources
  • Support and contribute to the outcomes of the working groups
  • Provide leadership in your area of the poultry and egg value chain
  • Pay annual membership dues (Oct. 1 to Sept. 31 fiscal year)
  • Adhere to U.S. anti-trust laws

HOW TO JOIN

To apply to become a member of the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs, please complete the online application. Membership in US-RSPE also constitutes membership in the International Poultry Welfare Alliance and vice versa.

To apply to become a member of the International Poultry Welfare Alliance, please complete the online application. Membership in IPWA also constitutes membership in the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs and vice versa.

New Membership - Online Membership Application

Or click here to download the membership application and return to:

Ryan Bennett, executive director
c/o U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs
1530 Cooledge Road
Tucker, GA 30084 USA
rbennett@us-rspe.org

Thank you for your interest in joining the International Poultry Welfare Alliance. To process your application, please submit this completed membership application to the IPWA Administrator, who shall review the application for completeness and submit to the Membership Committee for review and follow up. Upon receipt, applications will be reviewed in accordance with the guiding principles and guidelines for membership acceptance. Applications that meet the necessary requirements will then be sent to the Board of Directors for further evaluation and consideration along with any accompanying recommendations made by the Membership Committee. Please note that while the IPWA will make every attempt to review and respond to each member application within 30 calendar days of submission, the IPWA makes no commitment regarding the amount of time needed to review an application. The Board of Directors will vote to accept or reject an applicant organization based upon the organization's commitment to poultry welfare and validity of stakeholder admission requirements. Subsequently, prospective members will receive notification from the IPWA Administrator regarding the determination of their application. Correspondingly, accepted members will receive an IPWA Membership Letter of Agreement confirming their commitment as well as a dues invoice to process their membership. For questions or additional information, please contact the IPWA Administrator at rbennett@poultrywelfare.org.

MEMBERSHIP DUES STRUCTURE

MEMBERSHIP TYPE ANNUAL GROSS REVENUE / DUES
  Revenue < $1M Revenue $1 - $5M Revenue $5 - $25M Revenue >$25M
Growers and Producers
(Individual Farmer) $500 N/A N/A N/A
(Poultry Producers, Poultry Breeders,
Integrated Companies & Poultry Processors)
$1,000 $5,000 $7,500 $10,000
Retail and Food Service
(Grocery, Restaurant, Retail Trade
Organizations, Food Service)
$1,000 $5,000 $7,500 $10,000
Integrators and Processors $1,000 $5,000 $7,500 $10,000
Allied Industry
(Equipment, Tech/Service, Pharma) $1,000 $5,000 $7,500 $10,000
Civil Society
(Animal Welfare Organizations,
Non-Profit Agriculture Foundations,
Poultry Associations)
$1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000


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