VSAE's membership is based on a calendar year running from January 1 to December 31. Click here to see some of the many benefits you can enjoy by becoming a VSAE member. To join VSAE, determine your membership type below based on your professional role in an association or as a supplier who wishes to do business with associations. Then click the green JOIN VSAE button at the bottom of the page. If you prefer, you may print and mail an application. Click here for a printable membership application. 

Your application will be reviewed for approval by a staff member. Should we have questions regarding your responses we will contact you, otherwise you should expect to receive a new member packet in two to three weeks after your application is received by VSAE.

If you have questions regarding membership or the application process, please call Tami Guthrie at (804) 249-2232 or write her at [email protected].

Membership Types
* Prorated dues in effect Jun. 1 - Sep. 30, 2019


* $225 for first and second memberships, $120 for third or more
($335 annually for first and second memberships, $170 for third or more)

Association staff who devote 50 percent or more of their working time to voluntary, trade, professional, educational, philanthropic, technical or similar types of organizations which have either members, donors, or both. Membership is individual and non-transferable. 

Executive Non-Resident

* $190 ($285 Annually)

A discounted membership available for executives who live more than 50 miles from Richmond. Membership is individual and non-transferable.


* $360 for first and second memberships, $190 for third or more
($540 annually for first and second memberships, $285 for third or more)

Those in industries who supply goods or services used directly in the management and activities of the members of the Society. 

Semi-Retired (contact the VSAE office to join)

* $40 ($65 Annually)

Members who have maintained 10 consecutive years of Executive membership, retired from full-time association work and are working an average of 20 hours per week or less.

Click here for a printable membership application.