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 Form.

Please allow three days for processing the forms. 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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