Member Application

Code of Professional Ethics

I have read NSA’s Code of Professional Ethics (http://www.nsaspeaker.org/code-of-ethics/) before signing below. As a condition of being a part of NSA Georgia, I agree to abide by NSA Georgia policies, procedures, and by-laws and shall comply with the Code of Professional Ethics as it is now or may be in the future. In consideration of NSA Georgia’s review of my application, I hold harmless and indemnify and release NSA Georgia, its officers, directors, employees, agents or others acting on behalf of NSA Georgia from any and all liability arising out of the acceptance or rejection of this application and the suspension or termination of membership for any reason.

By submitting this application, you are agreeing to follow the NSA Georgia Code of Professional Ethics.

NSA Georgia Membership Types

NSA Georgia Professional Membership: $375 annually, plus a $50 non-refundable initiation fee, which is due with the application. To maintain our professional standards, we reserve the NSA Georgia Member designation for full-time professional speakers who are also members of the National Speakers Association. NSA Georgia Chapter Membership entitles you to identification as an NSA Georgia Member, use the NSA Georgia logo and earned awards, participation in NSA Georgia functions at Member rate, be listed in the NSA Georgia Speaker Directory, exercise voting rights and be eligible to serve on the Board of Directors. NSA Membership Requirements – (1) Receive monetary payment from at least 20 presentations in the current consecutive 12 month period, (2) give a minimum of 20 presentations to audiences of 15 or more as part of a salaried position within the last 12 months, or (3) earned at least $25,000 giving presentations in the last 12 months.

NSA Georgia Associate Affiliation: $400 annually, plus a $50 non-refundable initiation fee, which is due with the application. Associate affiliation is intended for aspiring speakers who are not full-time professional speakers or who are not members at the national level of the National Speakers Association. NSA Georgia Associates are affiliates of NSA Georgia, not NSA. NSA Georgia Associates are entitled to attend and participate in all NSA Georgia functions at Associate fees and be listed in the NSA Georgia Speaker Directory. Associates may not vote, use the NSA Georgia logo or reference themselves as a Member of NSA Georgia.

NSA Georgia Legacy: $100 annually, with no initiation fee. Legacy Affiliates must be at least 65 years old and have been an active NSA or NSA Georgia member for at least five years in their career. They may be listed in the NSA Georgia Speaker Directory.

NSA Georgia Vendor: $375 annually, plus a $50, non-refundable initiation fee, which is due with the application. NSA Georgia welcomes vendors who are also Vendor Members of NSA National who serve NSA members.

NSA Georgia Staff: $100 annually, plus a $50 non-refundable initiation fee, which is due with the application. Staff must be employed by a current NSA Georgia Professional member.

NSA Georgia Student Associate Affiliation: $200 annually, plus a $50 non-refundable fee, which is due with the application.