How to become a member of TNA:

  • Attend at least two TNA meetings to meet the members
  • Read our Policies and Procedures
  • Submit an application, an updated resume, two professional references, and a paragraph explaining why you would be an asset to the group

All applications are reviewed by the Board of Directors and the Membership Committee. At anytime the members feel that another member is no longer benefiting, supporting, or representing the group per our mission statement and goals, the other members reserve the right to vote on the individual’s membership. If membership is terminated, fees are not refunded.

  • Dues: $120 yearly
  • Term: The term is from 01/01-12/31. Any member who joins any time during the term will be prorated for the year.
  • Meetings: Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 8:00am-9:30am, at the Lincoln Inn in DeKalb.
  • Exclusivity: There will only be one member per profession allowed in the group at a time.
  • Absences: To maintain a strong and informed group, it is important that all members attend on a regular basis. Two unexcused absences within a six month period are allowed.

Membership Documents


High quality people, products and services: Trusted Networking Advisors chooses its members very carefully. You can be confident when you use them as a resource or as a supplier.

Enhance your community profile: Membership in Trusted Networking Advisors can enhance the image of your business with fellow members and throughout the community.

Meetings to inspire you: Members of Trusted Networking Advisors can introduce you to new ways of thinking, new concepts, and improved methods of doing business.

Increased knowledge: Members of Trusted Networking Advisors are expected to share their knowledge.  Presentations at the meetings sharpen your business abilities.

Professional advice: With active participation in Trusted Networking Advisors, you have fast access to advice and expertise from fellow professionals.

A direct route to new clients: Trusted Networking Advisors referrals can reduce the time and expenses you spend to find new clients.

Community insight: Members of Trusted Networking Advisors often are among the first to hear of new opportunities coming to the area.

Member only discounts: Members of Trusted Networking Advisors often receive exclusive discounts from fellow members.

Interested in generating new business?
We are currently seeking professionals who are interested in generating new business, meeting and learning more about other businesses in the community, and making others aware of your business through word-of-mouth referral marketing. If your area of expertise is not represented in our group, we are interested in having you join us.

For more information, contact Marcia Thompson at 815.756.7599 or Jean Symonds at 815.756.6700