Membership

   

 

We are happy that you have expressed an interest in out Association, and hope that you will decide to join and help us to continue to better our industry and communications with the agencies as their need for our help increases.  For all new members of NWSA you can join for Free for the first Calendar year, simply download the application and Code of Ethics below, complete and return to us.

NWSA is National in scope and is a non-profit association. We have approximately 250 member organizations throughout the U.S. and we represent about 10,000 employees. NWSA has an approved training program, is professionally managed by an elected Board of Directors and is supported by a staff with many years of management experience. 

Ready to Join?  You can download the application and Code of Ethics and mail it to NWSA, P.O. Box 169, Mill City, OR  97360 or fax it to 1-866-854-8186.  OR you can join online by completing the following and making payment online.

As we work to elevate the position of the contractor with the agencies, we have a code of ethics each member must follow. Once you have read and signed the Code of Ethics (download below), please fill out the online application form below and submit your payment for membership dues. We will then contact you to confirm the details of your NWSA membership.   You can download the application and Code of Ethics below and fax them to us or complete the membership application online.

NWSA Membership Application

Download the NWSA Code of Ethics

Type

Description

Benefits

Vote

Dues

Company Member

Must have a contract/agreement to provide services to the agencies for any all hazard response. More than one employee

Discounted rates for use of training database

Access to database for carding and other functions

Eligible for discounts offered by vendors

Attendance at all national membership meetings

Voluntary Chapter Membership Access Magazine subscription

Yes

$200

Annually

Single Resource Members

Must provide a resource under agreement, owner/operator No employees

Discounted rates for use of training database

Eligible for discounts offered by vendors

Attendance at national membership meetings

Voluntary Chapter Membership Access Magazine subscription

No

$50

Annually

Individual Firefighter

Not a company owner, a firefighter employee

NWSA T shirt – NWSA Pin -Magazine subscription

Can only attend conference if company is represented at conference and they are sponsored by their company

Cannot access database except through their company if they are paid members.

No

$25.00

Annually

Instructor

NWSA certified instructor

Ability to teach under NWSA MOU

Access to database

Magazine subscription

Access to instructor training sessions

Training can be posted on NWSA calendar

Initial certification fee $150.00 then annual renewal $200.00

May also pay $200 voting dues if desired.

No

$200.00

Annually

$150.00

Initial certification fee

Educational Partners

Educational Organizations

(Example: Community College)

Access to NWSA database, must provide own logo for certs/cards

Access to instructor training sessions

Training can be posted on NWSA calendar

NWSA will distribute handouts at college for free

$150.00

Annually

Corporate Sponsor

Supplier

Ad on website

Ad in newsletter

Access to member mailing list

Discount on vendor booth at NWSA conference

No

$450.00

Annually

Free 1 YearNew Company Member (1 calendar year free)Same as Company MembershipNo1 Year Free


 

 

 

 

  

Membership Types