Frequently Asked Questions
If I have questions regarding the application and/or process where do I go?
Who should I choose to be my references?
Someone who knows you well who has volunteered or worked closely with you
They can be:
MSC alumni or current class
Community, business or civic leader
Please refer references to our online form
Is an interview required as a part of the process?
No, interviews will be conducted as needed
How is my application and membership fee used?
The fees help cover the operational expenses of the organization, in conjunction with donations
What if I cannot pay the membership fee?
Scholarships are available on a case-by-case basis, and may be requested
Payment plans are offered
If you are in this situation, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to make alternate arrangements
What are the MSC committees?
Bus Stop Project
How are the alumni involved?
Board members, committee chairs and committee members
Support of current/future MSC classes through hosting and attending events or meetings
Serving as mentors to current class members through MSC Connect
Making financial or in-kind donations
What are the commitments of the MSC class?
When are the MSC meetings?
Learn: Monthly Corporate Meetings are the last Tuesday of the month, except for November and December
Connect: Meet consistently with your mentor and your classmates through events occurring throughout the year
Serve: Volunteer opportunities and Impact project meetings are usually on the weekend or in the evening
How involved is the Mayor in the MSC?
The Mayor is the co-founder of MSC and serves as the honorary chairman of the board
The Mayor supports MSC and through attendance and/or speaking at meetings and/or events
Occasionally the Mayor provides additional opportunities to work with his office. This is a great opportunity to support key initiatives in Dallas.
What is the benefit to me as an MSC member?
Interaction with the Mayor of Dallas and his office
Widespread network across industry and community leaders and peers in Dallas
Individual mentorship with key city leaders
Participation in key issues impacting the city
Interaction with other YP groups in Dallas