Membership Classifications

FSAE advances its members and the association profession through a community of knowledge sharing, education, advocacy and business modeling. Definitions for each recognized membership category is below.

Association Executive Members

Executive Membership shall be available to any individual who serves as the executive or staff member of local, state, regional, national, or international trade, professional, technical, federation, business, charitable foundation or other voluntary membership association or who is employed by an association management company. Executive members shall be entitled to all rights and privileges of membership.

Dues:
Association Executive Membership: $215
2nd or 3rd Executive Membership from an Association: $190
4th and beyond Executive Membership From an Association: $165

FSAE dues are NOT deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes but may be deductible as a business expense. An estimated 10% of your FSAE dues will be allocated to lobbying and political activities and are NOT deductible as a business expense.


Associate / Supplier Members

Associate membership shall be available to a firm or corporation (individual office or individual property) or to any individual consultant engaged in selling, marketing, and/or promoting products or services to associations. A consultant is defined as anyone whose primary service involves the sale of intellectual property or expert advice to association or other membership organizations. Associate members shall be entitled to all rights and privileges of membership, except that their voting rights shall be limited to voting for a qualified individual from within this membership classification to hold office as Associate Director-at-Large as provided elsewhere in these Bylaws.

Dues:
Associate Membership: $250
2nd and Beyond Associate Membership from same organization: $200

FSAE dues are NOT deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes but may be deductible as a business expense. An estimated 10% of your FSAE dues will be allocated to lobbying and political activities and are NOT deductible as a business expense.

Retired Members

Retired Membership shall be available to persons who have retired from all employment in the association management or related field, and who shall remain retired from gainful employment in any way connected with association management. Retired Executive members shall be entitled to all rights and privileges of Executive membership except to hold office. Retired Associate members shall be entitled to all rights and privileges of Associate membership except to hold office.

Student Members

Student membership shall be available to any student actively enrolled in an accredited college or university.

 

 

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