b'o nlineT railP aSSP urchaSinGThree years ago, VAST successfullyHow To Buy YourIt will also automatically populate started an online TMA sales platform.your club from last season and ask For a variety of reasons, the VAST2020/21 Vermont TMA you to verify that this club is the one Board of Directors has now decided toyou want to continue with, or you can sell all TMAs online moving forward.choose a different club.Changes you will see as a VAST Last year members will receive a You will need to upload a photo of member, depending on your currentletter containing a membership IDyour current registration during the club, include a possible slight increasecard to use when buying a TMAprocess, so prepare by taking a photo of in your club dues because movingonline. A member ID is not required tothis in advance that you can upload or online means that each club will nowcomplete your purchase, but it makesscan.receive the same amount of club duesthe process easier by prefilling some of statewide. This will put more neededyour information.You can use a credit card, debit card, funds in the hands of the clubs and Clubs will also be sent a list of theirprepaid card or check service to pay for create level funding across the boardmembers from last year with theiryour purchase.for clubs to continue to support andmember ID numbers in case you lose Some clubs will still be selling grow snowmobiling in Vermont. your card. Some ideas: make a copythrough vendors or their own club of your card or take a photo of it tousing their own computers or tablets. keep on your computer or in yourCheck with your club for these options Reasons for smartphone. if you do not have your own computer, Online Only SalesWhen you log in to purchase yourtablet, or smartphone.TMA and use your membership You can still donate even more to your To put more revenue in the hands ofnumber, your information willclub, join additional clubs, or donate to clubs for grooming, trail maintenance,automatically populate, and you canthe Vermont Snow Trails Conservancy equipment needs. update it as needed.or Lamoille Valley Rail Trail when you To have real time revenue If you have more than onebuy your TMA online this year.forecasting at VAST, so we know insnowmobile, it will ask you which one VAST clubs will all get reports and advance how much we can spend onyou are buying the TMA for. payments multiple times per month, so grooming and grants to clubs.If you buy two, it will recognizethere will be a flow of funds to them.To streamline the sales processautomatically that your third one Volunteer TMAs still exist, and a and tighten up the system to avoidis at the family rate if applicable. Insystem is being set up for clubs to use incomplete or wrong information. order for the system to confirm yourto get those online too. Again, this will previous purchases for the family rate,begin in October. To ensure that all TMAs are signedyou must use your membership ID toIf you have questions, you can reach out by the buyer and that buyers haveconnect your form to our database. to VAST or your own club or county read or had someone read to them theleadership.contractual language so that we canBuy Online at www.vtvast.orgavoid costly and unwanted litigation based on claims of nobody told me.To save volunteer, vendor and staff time.To be able to get membership information into the VAST database immediately so members get updated information. Right now, we often do not have all TMAs sold in the winter loaded into our database until mid-summer, which means some members, especially new ones, are not receiving any information from VAST (magazine, e-news, etc.). Also, that means clubs cannot get their member contact information until we load it in our database, unless they had also created a database on their end. 2020/21 Snow Travelers Guide to Vermont| 3'