Steward Membership (Co-Ownership) Renewal


Genuine Contact Co-Owners are deeply committed to the stewardship of Genuine Contact and Working together to expand the capacity of the organization and its members to spread Genuine Contact in the world.

As Stewards, leadership is shared among co-owners. The “Dance of Leadership” calls for Stewards to actively participate by stepping forward at some times and stepping back at others, but always with a commitment to the well-being of the Genuine Contact Organization and Genuine Contact.

Annual Benefits:

  • Participation in our international email discussion forum to meet others and learn more about how they are working with Genuine Contact
  • Subscription to our newsletter with articles and special event invitations
  • Invitation to our open meetings
  • 10% members discount on many Genuine Contact program modules and specialized education offered by our members for working with Genuine Contact
  • Member Badge to display on your website and marketing materials
  • Access to a digital library of resources for working with Genuine Contact
  • Robust profile in our Member Directory and featured in our newsletter at least once per year
  • Promotion of your profile as a member of Genuine Contact on our social media channels
  • Share up to 12 stories per year on our website, social media, and newsletter featuring your work and experiences of the Genuine Contact way of working
  • Trainers Toolkit to support workshop facilitation including curated resources, workshop facilitation samples, and more.
  • Participation in the GC Trainers discussion forum for ongoing mentoring on workshop facilitation (authorized Trainers only)
  • Promotion of your workshops (Genuine Contact program and those rooted in Genuine Contact) on our website, newsletter, and social media
  • Voting rights for all decisions made using our 5toFold Decision-Making Method

Stewards have completed their Train the Trainer and become authorized Trainers of the Genuine Contact program. They make an annual commitment to their Co-Ownership and support the ongoing stewardship of Genuine Contact now and for generations to come.


This registration is for the Steward (Co-Ownership) Group.

You are invited to renew your membership in our Genuine Contact Organization. To support and invest in this organization and its work to spread Genuine Contact in the world. Membership is much more valuable than any list of services and benefits could possibly communicate. The real value is in the relationships developed, the connections made and the opportunities taken advantage of through time spent with other members. There are also quite a number of direct, tangible benefits that our members use from the moment they join – making the decision to become a member an easy one.

There are 6 membership groups to choose from:

  • Supporter (White): Introduction to the Community – this free membership group offers you the opportunity to begin learning what the Genuine Contact way of working is and how you can be connected.
  • Friend (Orange): Get Involved – For new members who want to learn more and move into closer connection with Genuine Contact. Being a Friend of GC is also for people who want to stay connected and be part of the GC community while continuing to learn more about the GC way of working.
  • Partner (Green): Deepen Your Connection – People who feel connected to Genuine Contact who have taken a minimum of 3 workshops, who want to participate in events, learn more and get benefits from your engagement. For people working the Genuine Contact Way (whether a little, a lot, or all you do) who want to sustain and increase your capacity in working with Genuine Contact.
  • Blue: Take Leadership – People who are deeply connected to and engaged in Genuine Contact who have taken a minimum of 5 workshops. Your work and/or life have deep roots in the Genuine Contact Way. You want to be a part of the Genuine Contact Organization and participate in leadership of development projects.
  • Steward (Co-Ownership): Guide into the Future – Authorized Genuine Contact Trainers are all eligible to become members of the Genuine Contact Co-Owners Group. These members take leadership for the Genuine Contact Organization. The Genuine Contact Co­-Owners’ Group Inc. is the steward of the GC Program and support members in growing Genuine Contact in the world.
  • Elder (Gold): Share Your Legacy – Members who have had 10+ years of contribution to the Genuine Contact Organization who are changing their phase of life and want to stay connected to the GCO and to provide a legacy group for people who have invested themselves, their time and energy to grow the use of Genuine Contact in the world and want to continue to grow and sustain the GCO, and by doing so are creating personal legacies of their contribution.

If you have loyalty points to use towards your membership, please contact the Director for more information about your registration.