I believe that updating and backing up our data base is a first priority at this time. I am with Jim in that the number of hours is not the issue, it is that we have not made this a priority and hired someone to focus on it with no interruptions. If this is the reason that the membership drive has not been set up until Feb, then that indicates to me an even more emergency situation. It could be that we are expecting one or two people to do more than we are paying them for. We seem to be stacking the jobs and responsibilities on Kim and Denise and yet not paying them for full time employment. I think we should hire another person to deal with the data. A couple weeks salary will not break our budget. A delayed membership drive or inability to enter the data into a database, may do long term damage to the organization as a whole. Nancy H.