Membership Question?

If you have a question about Membership, please contact NCDA Headquarters by calling, toll-free 1-866-FOR-NCDA. Or email Natalie Scrimsher, Membership Director, at Your membership profile is available when you Login (located at the top left side of each webpage).


The easiest way to become a member of NCDA (or renew membership) is using our online Application Form below. Once you have read all about being a member (e.g., benefits and membership categories - including new designations) you can quickly complete the form.

Membership Fee:

  • $85 for Regular Membership
  • $35 for New Professional (must be in the first year of employment after graduation or joining for the first time)
  • $35 for Student (must be enrolled in a undergraduate or graduate program)
  • $50 for NCDA Retired (must have held regular or professional membership for a minimum of 10 years before becoming eligible)

NCDA New Membership Form

NCDA Membership Renewal Form

NCDA W-9 Form

Click here for the print version of the Membership Application.

New member packets are sent within 10 working days and it includes a receipt for your payment (Visa and Mastercard accepted, as well as personal checks). If you have any questions, contact NCDA Headquarters toll-free at 866-FOR-NCDA.

We hope you enjoy being a member of NCDA!

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