How do I register as a member?
From the home page scroll to the bottom menu bar and click Membership. Once on the membership page scroll down to “Click Here to Join” tab and fill out the required fields.
*If your agency is a current member the pick the “Professional – Group Membership” option.
How do I renew my membership?
Several notification will be sent prior to your membership renewal date (January 1 of each year) click the invoice to pay directly.
To renew, log into your account and click the RENEW button and double check all account information is correct as this will be printed in the annual membership directory. After renewing, you can pay with a credit card, or print a copy of the renewal invoice and have your accounting office mail a check. Please be sure to include a copy of the invoice with the check.
You have 30 days to renew your membership before it is considered Lapsed. After 45 days your account will be archived and you will need to contact the office to be reinstated.
What if I move agencies?
All memberships belong to the individual not the agency, except bundle memberships. Memberships within the agency bundle belong to the agency. All other levels of membership belong to the individual and will transfer with the individual regardless of who paid for the membership.
If you move jobs and would like to update your account simply log in and update your account information, including email address. You are only allowed to have one email linked to your name so please do not sign up for a new membership, just update your current profile.
Can I submit a question to members on the website?
Yes. We have several forums topics set up where a question can be submitted and your peers can submit responses. Members must be logged in to use this area of the website. You can also click the "Subscribe" button where you will receive an email anytime a question is answered or submitted. Click here to access the Forum page.
How do I view “closed” pages?
What if I can't access the member discount when registering for events?
Most pages are locked and not view able without logging in as a member. In order to view these pages follow the directions below.
You are also required to be logged into your account in order for the system to recognize you as a member and offer the member discounted rates when registering for events.
Step 1: Log in with your email address and password ( located on the top right of the home page)
Step 2: Scroll to the bottom of the home page and click the “Members Only” button
Step 3: Hover over the 3 little bars at the top of the screen (see screen shot)
Step 4: Hover over the “Members Only Access” tab the look for the second pop out
Step 5: Scroll to the bottom of the pop out to the “Administrative Documents” tab and click
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND AGENCY BUNDLE MEMBERSHIP
How do I complete a bundle membership?
CURRENT BUNDLE MEMBERSHIPS:
Please remember your bundle memberships are limited to a specific number of staff and board members based on the type of bundle/population. Any additional staff over the number allowed on the bundle will be required to register for an individual Professional-Group Membership. To view the membership levels and the number of staff included click here.
Additional staff over the bundle limit wishing to register as a member would follow the same directions on the Membership tab to set up a new account.
Please send the APRA Office any changes that need to be made to the bundle account. Be sure to include the name, job title and email address.
SETTING UP NEW BUNDLE MEMBERSHIPS:
If you are registering for a NEW bundle membership - go to the membership tab and scroll to the “Click Here To Join” link at the bottom of the page. This will take you to a listing of memberships, find the proper bundle that aligns with your particular agency or organization (bundle memberships are based on population) select and click “Next”. From there you will be prompted to fill out contact details, once you have filled out your information then either pay on-line or choose the “invoice me” button. To add additional members to the bundle you will need to click the “Add New Member” button and continue setting up the profile for each person you wish to have on the bundle. (see screenshots below)
Please remember your bundle memberships are limited to a specific number of staff and board members based on the type of bundle chosen. Any additional staff over the number allowed on the bundle will be required to register for an individual Professional-Group Membership. They would follow the same directions on the Membership tab to set up a new account.
Can I make changes to an Agency Bundle Membership?
You can pay the renewal fees for the bundle memberships but only the Account Administrator can make changes. Each bundle level has a set number of memberships for staff and board members. These can be switched out one for one but you cannot exceed the number of staff set up for your particular bundle. Each bundle membership is based on population click here for the fee schedule with a list of options.
Please email the APRA Office (email@example.com) a list of changes you would like to make to the bundle. You must include full name, job title and email address to set up the account.
When are membership renewals lapsed?
Memberships renew on the 1st of January every year. All current members will have 30 days to renew before the account is lapsed. After 45 days the membership will automatically be archived in the system.
How can I find other members?
As a member you can search the membership database for other members by logging in, hovering over the three bars on the top menu bar, hover over Members Only Access and select the Directory button.
Take time to review our New Member Orientation Pages HERE
Can't find the answer to your question?
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