FAQs

What are the benefits of membership?

What does it cost to join?

What does it cost to attend a meeting if I’m not a member?

Who is eligible to join?

Who is eligible for student membership?

What’s the benefit of becoming a member versus paying only for meetings I can attend?

Do you offer institutional memberships or discounts for multiple people who join from the same employing organization?

What riches are bestowed upon me if I refer someone to MPPAW?

How do I get more information about becoming a Board member?

What are the benefits of becoming a Board member?

Is MPPAW a non-profit organization?

Question Answer
What are the benefits of membership?
  • Expand your professional network
  • Meet potential employers, employees, or future colleagues
  • Contribute to the profession of applied psychology
  • Learn about/share cutting edge research and industry best practices
  • Find research partners
  • Reduced MPPAW meeting fees
  • CEU credits
  • Annual membership directory
What does it cost to join MPPAW? Dues (full year):

  • Student
    • $90 for membership + meeting fees
  • Professional includes CEU credits):
    • $180 for membership + meeting fees
  • Sustainer (New category for Senior Professionals willing to help defray increasing costs and maintain vitality of MPPAW.):
    • $500 – includes membership, meeting fees, and one drink per meeting with our gratitude for your commitment to MPPAW.
  • Full-year dues paid April 1 or later (after the March MPPAW meeting, which is 6th of the 7 meetings) will carry through to the next complete season of meetings.
What does it cost to attend a meeting if I’m not a member? Meeting fees:

  • Professional $40
  • Student $20
Who is eligible to join? As dictated by MPPAW bylaws, membership is open to anyone with an interest in applied psychology, and who agrees to further the purposes of MPPAW.
Who is eligible for student membership? Student membership is available to anyone who is currently enrolled full-time in a graduate or undergraduate program at an accredited college or university, and who agrees to further the purposes of MPPAW.
What’s the benefit of becoming a member versus paying only for meetings I can attend? Becoming a member:

  • Provides a greater incentive to attend all the meetings
  • Supports your profession at the local level
  • Helps keep dues affordable for all members and reduces the frequency of fee increases
  • Helps keep MPPAW financially sound
Do you offer institutional memberships or discounts for multiple people who join from the same employing organization? Institutional memberships are not currently available, but are under consideration by the MPPAW Board. Please let a Board member know if your organization may be interested in this type of membership.
What riches are bestowed upon me if I refer someone to MPPAW? Membership drives usually occur at the beginning and end of the MPPAW season, and sometimes include opportunities to win a prize (e.g., members receive entries into a prize drawing for each new member they’ve referred).
How do I get more information about becoming a Board member? Descriptions of Board member positions and duties appear on the website, in the member bylaws. Please contact any officer if you are interested in joining the MPPAW Board.
What are the benefits of becoming a Board member?
  • Opportunity to have an impact on MPPAW, including speakers/topics, meeting logistics, and organizational goals
  • Networking with persons who are leaders in the field of applied psychology
  • Gain experience serving on the Board of a professional association
  • Opportunity to contribute to MPPAW and our local professional community
Is MPPAW a non-profit organization? Yes, MPPAW is established exclusively for charitable, scientific, and educational purposes as a not-for-profit, professional association. It is classified as a 501 (c) (6) organization under the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended.
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