VSAE's membership is based on a calendar year running from January 1 to December 31. As of October, you can join VSAE and be a member through 2018.

To join VSAE select the membership category below that best fits your professional role in an association or a supplier who wishes to do business with associations. 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 would like, you may print and mail an application. Click here for a printable membership application.

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

Membership rates are now pro-rated for the remainder of the year.


($220 annually for first and second memberships, third or more are $115 annually).

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

($185 Annually).

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


($355 annually for first and second memberships, third or more are $185 annually).

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)

($35 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.

 Membership Application (printable version)