Frequently Asked Questions
To become a member of the Exchequer Club, a Club member in good standing must sponsor your application for membership and the application must be seconded by a different Club member. An application for membership may be obtained from the Recorder of the Exchequer Club.
A nominee for membership must be either:
(a) a full-time employee of a national financial trade association, the national financial press, a national financial regulatory agency, a Congressional committee with jurisdiction over financial organizations, or an organization which, in the judgment of the Steering Committee, has basic characteristics inherent in one or more of these three entities, or
(b) an employee in the private sector, who must either:
(i) devote at least 50 percent of his or her time to the performance of services for a national financial trade association or association,
(ii) be the only Washington, DC representative of a national financial trade association having headquarters outside of Washington, DC, or
(iii) be, in the judgment of the Steering Committee, significantly and prominently involved in issues of national finance through the employment by, representation of, or provision of professional services to one or more financial institutions or other organizations engaged in financial activities.
Annual dues are $300 for Exchequer Club members who are non-government employees, and $150 for Exchequer Club members who are government employees. Annual dues are due within 30 days of receipt of the Club’s invoice and no later than December 1 of each year. New members who join after December 1 in a given year are not required to pay annual dues until the next following Club year.
Former Chancellors who have retired from full-time employment are not required to pay dues.
The Exchequer Club has a monthly luncheon meeting every third Wednesday each month from September through July, except in December. The Exchequer Club has an annual holiday party in December. The Club does not have any member activities during August.
The cost of the luncheon varies based upon the date of payment. The cost is $75.00 per person when an RSVP is received by the Exchequer Club no later than close of business the Thursday before a luncheon date. The cost is $85.00 per person when an RSVP is received by the Club after close of business the Thursday before a luncheon date.
Yes. The Exchequer Club welcomes guests of Club members. The names and affiliation of each guest to a luncheon should be listed on the luncheon RSVP form. Members should introduce their guests at the appropriate time when requested by the Chancellor prior to the luncheon.