Become a Leader

Become a VMUG Leader

VMUG leaders coordinate local activities and are the point of contacts for the group.

If you are interested in a volunteer opportunity that will enable you to grow professionally and connect with your community, apply to be a VMUG leader today!


Become a Leader

The leader of a user group must be a VMUG member and a user or partner that serves in a technical role at his/her company. VMware employees are resources for Leadership teams and may serve on a local Steering Committee. Leaders are expected to hold quarterly meetings/events for their local VMUG membership.

Benefits of Being a VMUG Leader

  • Robust volunteer training
  • Support from the VMUG team
  • Connections to 400+ global Leaders in the Leader community
  • Networking and professional development opportunities
  • Give valuable feedback that helps drive VMUG programming and opportunities

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Did you know each of the 200 local VMUG communities are led by volunteers?

Get Involved

Please read through the Local VMUG Leader and Program Guidelines for a basic understanding of the roles and responsibilities involved in being a leader, as well as the resources available. Resources and perks for active leaders include a Leader Welcome Package, complimentary VMUG Advantage Membership and access to VMUG leader activities. If you are ready to become a VMUG leader for an existing VMUG Local Community, please complete the interest form below.

If you are interested in starting and leading a new VMUG community, please click here to submit a New VMUG Community interest form.

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userquote1.pngqoutecircle.pngBeing a VMUG Leader is about volunteering to help your user group community in coordinating opportunities for members to interact and exchange ideas, and supporting everyone along their career path— Joe Houghes, Austin VMUG Leader

Please read the following documents before completing the form below:
VMUG Chapter & Leader Responsibilities 
VMUG Bylaws
VMUG Code of Conduct (Article IV, Section II, page 22 in the VMUG Governance Policies)