Frequently Asked Questions

Does it cost anything to join PROBUS Global?

PROBUS Global is FREE. It is also free of advertising. Click the button to join now.

I am a member, but I forget my password.

Login with your best guess. If you are on the membership list and you get it wrong, there will be a button to reset your password. A link will be emailed to you. If all else fails, contact the webmaster.

Do I have to belong to a PROBUS club?

Membership in PROBUS Global is for PROBUS club members. Non-members are free to browse the public areas of the site. Former members of disbanded clubs or those who have moved are also welcome to join us.

If you would like to join a club, we can probably help find one in your area. If there is no PROBUS club near you, we can help you to start one. It is worth the effort.

How do I contact a PROBUS Global Member?

Use the Member List to find a PROBUS Global Member’s email address. Most members also have Skype, Facebook Messenger or other means of communications as well. If you are looking for someone in a location where there is no PROBUS Global member yet, use the Club List to find the contact information for a club.

What are my obligations as a member?

Please behave as you would at a PROBUS meeting. There are no other obligations. Please get involved in as many conversations as possible and be a good friend to all you meet here.

What is PROBUS?

Probus clubs are organizations for retired men and women who want to maintain a social network with others who have similar interests.

Currently there are about 350,000 members in 4,000 clubs around the world meeting regularly to provide fellowship and camaraderie.

PROBUS History

What is PROBUS Global?

We are a worldwide community of seniors interested in stimulating online conversations. The International PROBUS Network (IPN) has been connecting PROBUS members since 1996.

In 2018 a group of IPN members began work on the PROBUS Global initiative to increase membership and promote PROBUS growth through new clubs and interclub communications to exchange ideas.

What is probusglobal.org?

Probusglobal.org is a Social Media Web Site operated by PROBUS Global for the purpose of enabling communications and exchange among PROBUS Global members and PROBUS clubs.

The Team

Building PROBUS Global for the Future

Richard Furlong

Richard Furlong
President

president@probusglobal.org
Canada

Peter Jennings

Peter Jennings
Webmaster

webmaster@probusglobal.org
Canada

Robert Neary

Rob Neary
Newsletter Editor

president@paqnetwork.com.au
Australia

Marlene Pearce

Marlene Pearce

marlene.pearce38@gmail.com
Canada

Dale Fawcett

Dale Fawcett

Canada

Former Team Members

Shirley Roberts

Shirley Roberts
(President)

1935 - 2021 [PDF]
UK

Stephen Campbell

Stephen Campbell

1939-2021 [PDF]
Canada

Derek Treagus

Derek Treagud

Retired
UK

Want to learn more? Ask any team member.


Mission Statement

To promote PROBUS Global through effective, ongoing communications with all members and support with those who may enjoy travel around the world with local knowledge.

To have a PROBUS Global member in every region and country where retired and semi-retired people seek to share their experiences with each other directed solely towards acquaintance, fellowship, and learning, free from the constraints of politics, religion, fundraising, and competition.

Vision Statement

As we look to the future we will continue the fun and friendship that our members have enjoyed for over twenty years networking around the world, increase the membership, and be a Global leader in the PROBUS Networking Community.

Help to promote PROBUS Global at your local club.

Take copies of the PROBUS Global brochure to your meetings and distribute them to members.

Download the PROBUS Global Brochure [PDF]

Do you have any more questions?

Please ask them here, or in one of the chatrooms.

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