Membership Categories

Active Voting Member (AVM) – $99

An Active Voting Member is eligible for print competition including all awards relating to print competition and all levels of the Northern Fellowship Degree. The individual must be available for photography assignments on a regular basis. There must be at least one ACTIVE VOTING member from each studio. Active Voting members are authorized to display the Association’s emblem in their studio and use the emblem in their advertisements. Active Voting Members are subject to applicable annual dues and meeting fees as set by the Board of Directors.

Associate (Assoc) – $49

Limited to all associates of the Active Voting Member’s studio. The Associate does not have voting privileges in the Association. The Associate member is eligible for print competition including all awards relating to print competition and all levels of the Northern Fellowship Degree. Associate Members are subject to applicable annual dues and meeting fees as set by the Board of Directors.

Sustaining Firm (SF) – $154

Non-voting status, is available to any employee, officer, or head of a corporation or representative of firm engaged in the supply of materials, or services or equipment used in the field of photography. The Sustaining member is eligible to participate in print competition as stipulated within the Print Competition Rules of the Association and the Service Degree of the Northern Fellowship Degree. Sustaining Members are authorized to display the Association’s emblem in their business and use the emblem in their advertisements. Sustaining Members are subject to applicable annual dues and meeting fees as set by the Board of Directors.

Life Membership

Non-Voting status. Active Voting Members may be awarded honorary LIFE Membership who have given great service to professional photography and to this Association. The member being considered for LIFE Membership must have held membership in this Association for at least 25 years, and have been active in attending programs during those years of membership.

The honor of Life Membership carries the following stipulations: There will be no annual membership dues. Life mem­ber is required to pay regular program fees if they choose to attend a program. Retired member will receive the Association newsletter Northern Hi-Lites.

Under extra ordinary circumstances special candidates having less than 25 years of active service/attendance to the Association will be considered for life membership based on exceptional situations at the discretion of the Board.

An Active Voting Member who desires to be considered for Life membership must submit his/her request in writing to the Northern Board.

An administrative fee of $35 is added to the first year of membership dues.


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