Associations

  • Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys (AHIA)

    The Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys (AHIA) was formed by a group of attorneys from across the United States who represent clients engaged in the hotel, restaurant, hospitality, travel, meeting, convention, tourism and related industries (collectively, “Industries”). They are committed to promoting professionalism and education and improved communication to create a network of competent, experienced attorneys to improve legal services to our clients in the Industries.
    Association Link:
    http://ahiattorneys.org
  • Affordable Housing Management Association, Pacific Southwest (AHMA-PSW)

    The Affordable Housing Management Association, Pacific Southwest (AHMA-PSW) is a non-profit organization composed of affordable housing providers, including agents, owners, property managers and related professionals who offer management and products or services to the affordable housing industry - low and moderate income families, seniors and persons with disabilities.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ahma-psw.org
  • Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a professional organization that enhances knowledge and expertise by providing a neutral forum for information exchange, professional development, networking opportunities and outreach to more than 8000 environmental professional in 65 countires.
    Currently Available:
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    Association Link:
    http://www.awma.org
  • Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALE)

    The Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) is a non-profit educational, individual membership organization, founded in 1968 to support and encourage the use of aircraft in public safety. Over 3,500 members strong from the international to the local level.
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.alea.org
  • Airport Ground Transportation Association (AGTA)

    The Airport Ground Transportation Association (AGTA) is an association of ground transportation operators, airport authorities, and industry suppliers dedicated to the continuous improvement of aiport ground transportation services for the airline traveling public.
    Association Link:
    http://www.agtaweb.org
  • Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms Association (ATFA)

    The Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms Association (ATFA) was established in 2007. Its purpose is to bring together former and current ATF colleagues for fellowship and friendship. Members of the Association include Special Agents, Industry Operations Inspectors and Investigators, Explosive Enforcement Officers, Chemists, Scientists, Attorneys and other personnel who supported the ATF mission.
    Association Link:
    http://www.atfassociation.org
  • Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP)

    The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals™ (AHMP), formerly the Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers, Inc. (ACHMM) is a professional association with a membership of more than 3,500 of the nation’s leading experts in environmental, health, safety and security management. AHMP is the only national organization devoted to the professional advancement of the hazardous materials management field.
    Association Link:
    https://www.ahmpnet.org
  • American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys (AAARTA)

    The American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys (AAARTA) is a credentialed, professional organization dedicated to the advancement of best legal practices in the area of assisted reproduction and to the protection of the interests of all parties, including the children, involved in assisted reproductive technology matters.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aaarta.org/
  • American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys (AAEPA)

    The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys is the premier national organization promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research, educational materials, and other vital practice management techniques.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aaepa.com/
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)

    The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers was founded in 1962, by highly regarded domestic relations attorneys “To provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.” There are currently more than 1600 Fellows in 50 states.The Academy Fellows are highly skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law. These areas include divorce, annulment, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, marital settlement agreements, child custody and visitation, business valuations, property valuations and division, alimony, child support and other family law issues.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aaml.org
  • American Agricultural Law Association (AALA)

    The American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) is the only national professional organization focusing on the legal needs of the agricultural community.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aglaw-assn.org
  • American Arbitration Association (AAA)

    The American Arbitration Association (AAA) was founded in 1926, following enactment of the Federal Arbitration Act, with the specific goal of helping to implement arbitration as an out-of-court solution to resolving disputes. It is a not-for-profit organization with offices throughout the U.S. AAA has a long history and experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution, providing services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court.
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    Association Link:
    https://www.adr.org
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)

    For more than 65 years, the American Association for Justice, also known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA®), has supported plaintiff trial lawyers—as the collective voice of the trial bar on Capitol Hill and in courthouses across the nation and by providing exclusive services designed for trial lawyers.
    Association Link:
    http://www.justice.org/
  • American Association for State and Local History (AASLH)

    The American Association for State and Local History was created to serve and support the burgeoning field of state and local history. AASLH provides services and leadership to thousands of institutional and individual members. It is the only comprehensive national organization dedicated to state and local history.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aaslh.org
  • American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)

    The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) was founded in 1906 to promote and enhance the value of law libraries to the legal and public communities, to foster the profession of law librarianship, and to provide leadership in the field of legal information. Today with over 5,000 members, the Association represents law librarians and related professionals who are affiliated with a wide range of institutions: law firms; law schools; corporate legal departments; courts; and local, state and federal government agencies.
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    • Jobs
    • Mentorships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.aallnet.org
  • American Association of Public Welfare Attorneys (AAPWA)

    The American Association of Public Welfare Attorneys (AAPWA) is a professional organization of attorneys who represent the state and local government agencies that administer public welfare and/or human services programs. AAPWA facilitates the exchange of information between attorneys and promotes innovation in the field of human services.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aphsa.org/content/AAPWA/en/home.html
  • American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC)

    Founded in 1998, the American Association of Service Coordinators (a service coordinator provides information and referrals to residents in a community who need supportive services to maintain self-sufficiency) (AASC), their mission is to advance the interests of the service coordinator professional and to provide guidance and professional standards to its members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.servicecoordinator.org
  • American Association of State Climatologists (AASC)

    Founded in 1976, the American Association of State Climatologists is a professional scientific organization composed of state climatologists (one per state), directors of the six Regional Climate Centers and associate members who are persons interested in the goals and activities of the Association. State Climatologists are individuals who have been identified by a state entity as the state's climatologist and who are also recognized by the Director of the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as the state climatologist of a particular state.
    Association Link:
    http://www.stateclimate.org/
  • American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE)

    The American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) promotes quality paralegal education, develops educational standards and encourages professional growth, in order to prepare graduates to perform a significant role in the delivery of legal services. Membership is for institutions, organizations and persons directly involved or interested in the field of paralegal education.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aafpe.org/
  • American Bar Association (ABA)

    The American Bar Association (ABA) is the largest voluntary professional association in the world. With nearly 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.
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    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.americanbar.org
  • American Beekeeping Federation (ABF)

    The American Beekeeping Federation (ABF) is a national organization with about 1,000 members that continually works in the interest of all beekeepers, large or small, and those associated with the industry to ensure the future of the honey bee. Members share a common interest to work toward better education and information for all segments of the industry in the hope of increasing our chances for survival in today's competitive world.
    Association Link:
    http://www.abfnet.org/
  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (ABPLA)

    The American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, organized in 1972, is a national organization comprised of leading trial advocates in the area of professional negligence law. It is the only organization accredited by the American Bar Association to identify and board certify attorneys in the areas of medical malpractice and legal malpractice. Board Certification is restricted to those practicing attorneys who, because of their recognized ability in the area of professional negligence law, and their qualifications consistent with ABPLA standards, merit particular recognition as specialists in these areas of practice.
    Association Link:
    http://www.abpla.org/
  • American Bus Association (ABA)

    Founded in 1926, the American Bus Association (ABA) represents motorcoach operators, tour operators, travel industry members and manufacturers and suppliers of bus products and services. As the industry leader, ABA advances North American motorcoach travel to fulfill the transportation and travel needs of the public.
    Association Link:
    http://www.buses.org/
  • American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)

    For over 60 years, the American Council of Governmental Industrial Hygenists (ACGIH) has been respected for its dedication to the industrial hygiene and occupational health and safety industries. The Board of Directors and Committees consist of members who strive to provide essential, cutting edge information to government, academia, and corporate facilities throughout America, Canada and countries abroad.
    Association Link:
    http://www.acgih.org
  • American Correctional Association (ACA)

    The American Correctional Association is the oldest and largest international correctional association in the world. ACA serves all disciplines within the corrections professions and is dedicated to excellence in every aspect of the field. From professional development and certification to standards and accreditation, from networking and consulting to research and publications, including conferences and exhibits to technology and testing.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aca.org/
  • American Correctional Chaplains Association (ACCA)

    Members of the American Correctional Chaplains Association are available for ministry to all prisoners and staff in jails, prisons, and other institutions in which they serve. All Association members, volunteer or employed by the institution, uphold the highest personal conduct. Chaplains function as religious professionals within the correctional setting and do not undertake roles that are contrary to that of pastoral care provider. They are empowered by their religious judicatory to administer ordinances and/or sacraments, to counsel, and to provide worship and religious services for youth or adults in detention and correctional settings.
    Association Link:
    http://www.correctionalchaplains.org/
  • American Council on Consumer Interests (ACCI)

    American Council on Consumer Interests (ACCI) is the leading consumer policy research and education organization consisting of a world wide community of researchers, educators and related professionals dedicated to enhancing consumer well-being. ACCI promotes the consumer interest by encouraging, producing and communicating policy-relevant research.
    Association Link:
    http://www.consumerinterests.org
  • American Ethnological Society (AES)

    The American Ethnological Society is the oldest professional anthropological organization in the United States. Founded in 1842 to encourage research in the emerging field of ethnology, its stated goal was to foster "inquiries generally connected with the human race."
    Association Link:
    http://www.aesonline.org
  • American Foreign Service Association (AFSA)

    The American Foreign Service Association (AFSA), established in 1924, is the professional association and labor union of the United States Foreign Service. AFSA and the Foreign Service are both celebrating their 90th anniversaries in 2014. With more than 16,000 dues-paying members, AFSA represents more than 31,000 active and retired Foreign Service employees of the Department of State, Agency for International Development (USAID), Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), Foreign Commercial Service (FCS), Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).
    Currently Available:
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    Association Link:
    http://www.afsa.org
  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

    Leading health law to excellence through education, information, and dialogue, the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) is the nation's largest, nonpartisan, educational organization devoted to legal issues in the healthcare field with more than 12,500 members. The mission of the American Health Lawyers Association is to provide a collegial forum for interaction and information exchange to enable its members to serve their clients more effectively; to produce the highest quality non-partisan educational programs, products, and services concerning health law issues; and to serve as a public resource on selected healthcare legal issues.
    Association Link:
    http://www.healthlawyers.org/
  • American Historical Association (AHA)

    The American Historical Association (AHA) is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1884 and incorporated by Congress in 1889 for the promotion of historical studies. The AHA provides leadership for the profession, protects academic freedom, develops professional standards, aids in the pursuit and publication of scholarship, and supplies various services to sustain and enhance the work of its members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.historians.org/
  • American Inns of Court (AIC)

    The American Inns of Court (AIC) is an association of lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals from all levels and backgrounds who share a passion for professional excellence. Through regular meetings, members are able to build and strengthen professional relationships; discuss fundamental concerns about professionalism and pressing legal issues of the day; share experiences and advice; exhort the utmost passion and dedication for the law; provide mentoring opportunities; and advance the highest levels of integrity, ethics, and civility. Our Inns have gained a national and international reputation as an organization that bridges the gap between formal law school education and legal practice by offering career-long continuing education in the Common Law tradition.
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    • Mentorships
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    Association Link:
    http://www.innsofcourt.org
  • American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG)

    The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), founded in 1963, is the largest association dedicated to promoting geology as a profession. It presently has more than 6,000 members in the U.S. and abroad, organized into 36 regional Sections. The Institute adheres to the principles of professional responsibility and public service and is the only international organization that certifies the competence and ethical conduct of geological scientists in all branches of the science with members employed in industry, government, and academia.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.aipg.org
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

    The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) is the premier legal association focusing on intellectual property issues of both national and international impact. TAIPLA's mission is to develop, implement and maintain our intellectual property system, assisting with objective and unbiased analysis, and helping establish and maintain fair and effective global laws and policies that stimulate and reward innovation and creative works in keeping with the public interest;
    Association Link:
    http://www.aipla.org/
  • American Jail Association (AJA)

    The American Jail Association (AJA) is a national, nonprofit organization that supports the professionals who operate our Nation’s jails. It is the only national association that focuses exclusively on issues specific to the operations of local correctional facilities.
    Association Link:
    http://www.americanjail.org
  • American Judges Association (AJA)

    The mission of the American Judges Association (AJA) is to promote the effective administration of justice; to maintain the status and independence of the judiciary; to provide a forum for the continuing education of its members and the general public; and for the exchange of new ideas among all judges.
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    Association Link:
    http://aja.ncsc.dni.us/
  • American Judicature Society (AJS)

    Founded in 1913, the American Judicature Society (AJS) is an independent, non-partisan, membership organization working nationally to protect the integrity of the American justice system. AJS’s diverse and broadly based membership – including judges, lawyers, and members of the public – promotes fair and impartial courts through research, publications, education, and advocacy for judicial reform.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.ajs.org
  • American Library Association (ALA)

    Founded on October 6, 1876 the American Library Association (ALA) was created to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.ala.org
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

    The primary goal of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is to promote and facilitate voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems and to promote their integrity. The Institute represents the interests of its nearly 1,000 companies, organizations, government agencies, and institutional and international members.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.ansi.org
  • American Planning Association (APA)

    The American Planning Association (APA) is an independent, not-for-profit educational organization that provides leadership in the development of vital communities by advocating excellence in community planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.planning.org
  • American Planning Association (APA), California Chapter

    Thousands strong, the American Planning Association (APA) California is a network of practicing planners, citizens and elected officials committed to urban, suburban, regional and rural planning in the state of California . APA California offers a wide spectrum of member benefits including information, services and support to advance planning in the state of California.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.apacalifornia.org/
  • American Probation and Parole Association (APPA)

    The American Probation and Parole Association is an international association composed of members from the United States, Canada and other countries actively involved with probation, parole and community-based corrections, in both adult and juvenile sectors. All levels of government including local, state/provincial, legislative, executive, judicial, and federal agencies are counted among its constituents. By taking the initiative, APPA has grown to become the voice for thousands of probation and parole practitioners including line staff, supervisors and administrators. Educators, volunteers and concerned citizens with an interest in criminal and juvenile justice are also among APPA's members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.appa-net.org
  • American Public Gardens Association (APGA)

    The American Public Gardens Association (APGA) is committed to increasing the knowledge of public garden professionals throughout North America through information sharing, professional development, networking, public awareness, and research so they have the tools to effectively serve visitors and members.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.publicgardens.org
  • American Public Health Association (APHA)

    The American Public Health Association is the oldest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world. The Association aims to protect all Americans from preventable, serious health threats and strives to assure community-based health promotion and disease prevention activities and preventive health services are universally accessible in the United States.
    Association Link:
    http://www.apha.org
  • American Public Human Services Association (APHSA)

    The American Public Human Services Association is a bipartisan, nonprofit membership organization representing state and local human service agencies through their top-level leadership. APHSA has been working to improve public health and human services for over 80 years by collaborating with state and local agencies, partners and national policymakers to promote effective policies and innovative strategies
    Association Link:
    http://www.aphsa.org
  • American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

    The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) works to strengthen and improve public transportation; APTA serves and leads its diverse membership through advocacy, innovation and information sharing. APTA and its members and staff work to ensure that public transportation is available and accessible for all Americans in communities across the country.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.apta.com
  • American Public Works Association (APWA)

    The American Public Works Association (APWA) strives to be the organization those professionals know they can count on. APWA offers the most comprehensive resources available in the areas of professional development tools, advocacy efforts, networking opportunities, and outreach activities. Because of its unique vantage point as the only organization that covers the breadth of public works, APWA provides “one-stop shopping” for public works products and services for professionals and practitioners alike. The association also has a young professionals division.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.apwa.net
  • American Rehabilitation Economics Association (AREA)

    The American Rehabilitation Economics Association (AREA) is an association of vocational, economic and life care planning experts who evaluate the impact of injury for the purposes of trial. The association consists of experienced forensic specialists located throughout the United States, Canada and The Virgin Islands.
    Association Link:
    http://www.a-r-e-a.org/
  • American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA)

    The American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) members are executives involved in the operation, development and finance of the entire spectrum of seniors housing - senior apartments, independent living communities, assisted living residences, and continuing care retirement communities. ASHA's membership consists of both for-profit and not-for-profit operators, lenders and investors, and other prominent professionals. The Association's membership owns and/or manages an estimated 600,000 units of seniors housing in the U.S., with properties located in virtually all 50 states, Canada, and Europe.
    Association Link:
    https://www.seniorshousing.org/
  • American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)

    With more than 11,000 members, the American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE) is the largest association devoted to optimizing the health care physical environment. As a trusted industry resource, ASHE is committed to our members, the facilities they build and maintain, and the patients they serve.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ashe.org/
  • American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)

    Founded in 1934, the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is a scientific association serving over 7,000 professional members around the world. Our mission is to advance knowledge and improve understanding of mapping sciences to promote the responsible applications of photogrammetry, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and supporting technologies.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.asprs.org
  • American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

    The American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) is the largest and most prominent professional association for public administration. It is dedicated to advancing the art, science, teaching and practice of public and non-profit administration. ASPA’s four core values are Accountability and Performance, Professionalism, Ethics and Social Equity.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.aspanet.org/
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ)

    The American Society for Quality is (ASQ) a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With individual and organizational members around the world, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, ASQ provides the quality community with training, professional certifications, and knowledge to a vast network of members of the global quality community.
    Association Link:
    http://asq.org
  • ASTM International

    ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards. Today, some 12,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence. ASTM’s leadership in international standards development is driven by the contributions of its members: more than 30,000 of the world’s top technical experts and business professionals representing 150 countries. Working in an open and transparent process and using ASTM’s advanced electronic infrastructure, ASTM members deliver the test methods, specifications, guides and practices that support industries and governments worldwide.
    Association Link:
    http://www.astm.org
  • American Society of Criminology (ASC)

    The American Society of Criminology is an international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency.
    Association Link:
    http://www.asc41.com
  • American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE)

    The mission of the American Society of Highway Engineers is to provide a forum for members and partners of the highway industry to promote a safe, efficient and sustainable highway system through education, innovation and fellowship.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ashe.pro/
  • American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)

    For more than 50 years, the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) has been a leading professional organization for researchers and educators in the field of aquatic science, working to provide for their needs at all phases of professional development
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    Association Link:
    http://www.aslo.org
  • American Society of Taxonomists (ASPT)

    The American Society of Plant Taxonomists promotes research and teaching of taxonomy, systematics, and phylogeny of vascular and nonvascular plants.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.aspt.net
  • American Society of Trace Evidence Examiners (ASTEE)

    American Society of Trace Evidence Examiners (ASTEE) goal is to stimulate research in the development of new and/or improved scientific techniques for forensic trace applications and to promote high standards of performance and professional ethics.
    Association Link:
    http://www.asteetrace.org
  • American Society on Aging (ASA)

    Founded in 1954, the American Society on Aging (ASA) is an association of diverse individuals bound by a common goal: to support the commitment and enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families. The membership of ASA is multidisciplinary and inclusive of professionals who are concerned with the physical, emotional, social, economic and spiritual aspects of aging. Members include over 5000 practitioners, educators, administrators, policymakers, business people, researchers, and students.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.asaging.org
  • American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law (AAPL)

    American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law (AAPL, pronounced "apple") is an organization of psychiatrists dedicated to excellence in practice, teaching, and research in forensic psychiatry. Founded in 1969, AAPL currently has more than 1,500 members in North America and around the world. The Association promotes scientific and educational activities in forensic psychiatry by facilitating the exchange of ideas and practical clinical experience through publications and regularly scheduled national and regional meetings.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aapl.org
  • American Veterinary Medical Law Association (AVMLA)

    The American Veterinary Medical Law Association (AVMLA) is a national association of attorneys, veterinarians, and other individuals and organizations with an interest in veterinary medical law and how it pertains to the veterinary profession and allied fields. AVMLA was incorporated in 1994.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.avmla.org
  • American Water Resources Association (AWRA)

    Founded in 1964, the American Water Resources Association is a non-profit professional association dedicated to the advancement of men and women in water resources management, research, and education. It is the professional home of a wide variety of water resources experts including engineers, educators, foresters, biologists, ecologists, geographers, managers, regulators, hydrologists and attorneys.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.awra.org
  • ASIS International

    Since it's inception as the "American Society for Industrial Security", ASIS International has evolved to the leading organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities, and the public.
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    Association Link:
    https://www.asisonline.org/Pages/default.aspx
  • ASM International

    As an engineering and scientific society, the Materials Information Society (ASM International) is led by members, guided by member needs and fueled by member participation. ASM members share information and ideas through international conferences and expositions, seminars and local Chapter meetings, through publications like Advanced Materials & Processes and the renowned ASM Handbook series, and online through the ASM Community website.
    Association Link:
    http://www.asminternational.org
  • Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)

    Founded in 1990, the Assisted Living Federation of America, ALFA serves as the voice for operators of senior living communities and the seniors and families those communities serve. The more than 550 senior living community providers and allied business members of ALFA exemplify the principles of choice, dignity, and independence for seniors.
    Association Link:
    http://www.alfa.org
  • Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA)

    The Association for Continuing Legal Education is a dynamic organization devoted to providing educational opportunities and professional interaction for its members. Their mission statement -- to serve the CLE profession worldwide through leadership, education, and development -- is the filter through which the Association for Continuing Legal Education’s activities are screened.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aclea.org
  • National Association for Law Placement (NALP)

    National Association for Law Placement, Inc. (NALP) is dedicated to continuously improving career counseling and planning, recruitment and retention, and the professional development of law students, lawyers, and its members. NALP believes in fairness, facts and the power of a diverse community. The association works every day to be the best career services, recruitment, and professional development organization in the world because they want the lawyers and law students served to have an ethical recruiting system, employment data they can trust, and expert advisers to guide and support them in every stage of their careers.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.nalp.org
  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

    Founded in 1971, the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) is the U.S.-based, national and international association that connects scholars, teachers, and practice leaders interested in research on nonprofit organizations, voluntary action, philanthropy and civil society.
    Association Link:
    https://netforum.avectra.com
  • Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL)

    Founded in 1936, the Association for Symbolic Logic is an international organization supporting research and critical studies in logic. Its primary function is to provide an effective forum for the presentation, publication, and critical discussion of scholarly work in this area of inquiry.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aslonline.org
  • Association of American State Geologists (AASG)

    The Association of American State Geologists (AASG) is an organization of the chief executives of the state geological surveys in 50 states and Puerto Rico.
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    Association Link:
    http://www.stategeologists.org
  • Association of Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS)

    The mission of the Association of Applied and Clinical Sociology is to promote the applicaiton of sociological knowledge for beneficial social change through scholarly, educational, programmatic, community and policy activities. Providing a common meeting ground for individuals interested in sociological knowledge, the association also works to advance theory, research, methods and training that promote the sociological knowledge for benefical social change.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aacsnet.net
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

    Founded in 1988, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 65,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession. The mission of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is to reduce the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime and to assist the Membership in fraud detection and deterrence.
    Association Link:
    http://www.acfe.com
  • Association of Contingency Planners (ACP)

    The Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) fosters the growth of the business continuity industry through its network of industry experts, education, the exchange of information and best practices to facilitate the timely resumption of business operations at acceptable levels following significant interruptions. ACP supports its members in being successful in their professions by providing educational opportunities, guidance in navigating the certification process, job opportunities, local and national connections, and other resources to facilitate career growth.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.acp-international.com/
  • Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates (ACFSA)

    The Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates (ACFSA) is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the professional growth of our many nation's correctional foodservice employees.
    Association Link:
    http://www.acfsa.org
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)

    The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) is the premier interdisciplinary and international association of professionals dedicated to the resolution of family conflict. AFCC members are the leading practitioners, researchers, teachers and policymakers in the family court arena. For nearly half a century, AFCC and its members have served as catalysts for generating major reforms. Dispute resolution processes such as child custody mediation, parenting coordination and divorce education are just a few of the innovative ideas developed by AFCC members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.afccnet.org/
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, California (AFCC, CA)

    The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) began in California in 1963. Its original purpose was to provide continuing, specialized education for judicial officers, attorneys, and mental health professionals working with family court issues. Now there are over 3,700 members of AFCC in approximately 20 countries, and its international headquarters is located in Madison, Wisconsin. California, with nearly 436 members, is one of eleven U.S. states with a local chapter. The California Chapter has served an important role in the state's training of family-law judicial officers, mediators, evaluators, counselors, and attorneys in the past.
    Association Link:
    http://www.afcc-ca.org/
  • Association of Forensic Document Examiners (AFDE)

    The Association of Forensic Document Examiners is a professional organization for forensic document examiners. Their goals are to provide quality continuing education, promote research within the field, establish a board certification program, and publish a journal devoted exclusively to document examination.
    Association Link:
    http://afde.org
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)

    The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 30,000 members in 230 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.
    Association Link:
    http://www.afpnet.org
  • Association of Government Accountants (AGA)

    Founded in 1950, the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) supports the careers and professional development of government finance professionals working in federal, state and local governments as well as the private sector and academia.
    Association Link:
    http://www.agacgfm.org
  • Association of Immunization Managers (AIM)

    The Association of Immunization Managers (AIM) was created in 1999 to enable immunization managers to work together to effectively prevent and control vaccine-preventable diseases and improve immunization coverage in the United States and its territories
    Association Link:
    http://www.immunizationmanagers.org
  • Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)

    The Association of Legal Administrators was founded in 1971 to provide support to professionals involved in the management of law firms, corporate legal departments and government legal agencies.
    Association Link:
    http://www.alanet.org/
  • Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA)

    The Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA) is a professional organization committed to supporting and improving local government auditing through advocacy, collaboration, education, and training, while upholding and promoting the highest standards of professional ethics.
    Association Link:
    http://algaonline.org
  • Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (APCG)

    Founded in 1935 by a gathering of geographers including graduate students and faculty from universities, normal schools, and junior colleges, the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers has a long and rich history promoting geographical education, research, and knowledge. Members gather at its annual meetings for social and intellectual interaction. The group also serves as the Pacific Coast Regional Division of the Association of American Georgraphers
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://apcgweb.org/
  • Association of Paroling Authorities International (APAI)

    The Association of Paroling Authorities International (APAI) Membership is comprised of both individuals and organizations. Parole professionals from more than 38 countries have participated in Annual Conferences, trainings and audio conferences. Member benefits include networking with colleagues, listservs, a blog, information about trainings and education, discounted rates at APAI conferences and a quarterly newsletter.
    Association Link:
    http://www.apaintl.org/
  • Association of Professional Flight Chaplains (APFC)

    The Association of Professional Flight Chaplains (APFC) is an interfaith professional pastoral care association which operates in the field of flight medicine and transport. The association provides pastoral care and are endorsed by faith groups to serve flight crews, staff and patients in emotional, physical and spiritual need. They operate in diverse flight settings and seek to serve crews, patients and programs.
    Association Link:
    http://flightchaplain.org
  • Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA)

    The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) was founded as a national "think tank" to represent all prosecutors and provide additional resources such as training and technical assistance in an effort to develop proactive innovative prosecutorial practices that prevent crime, ensure equal justice and make our communities safer.
    Association Link:
    http://www.apainc.org
  • Association of Public Data Users (APDU)

    The Association of Public Data Users is a national network that links users, producers and disseminators of government statistical data. Members share a vital concern about the collection, dissemination, preservation, and interpretation of public data.
    Association Link:
    http://www.apdu.org
  • Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)

    Laboratories in public health serve as laboratory first responders, protecting the public from diseases and environmental health hazards. Avian influenza, anthrax, contaminated water and E. coli have all been the subject of their investigations
    Association Link:
    http://www.aphl.org
  • Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO)

    The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) is an international leader committed to providing complete public safety communications expertise, professional development, technical assistance, advocacy and outreach to benefit members and the public.
    Association Link:
    https://www.apcointl.org
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

    ASTHO is the national nonprofit organization representing the public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia, as well as the 120,000 public health professionals these agencies employ. ASTHO members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy and to assuring excellence in state-based public health practice.
    Association Link:
    http://www.astho.org
  • Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA)

    The Association of State Correctional Administrators was founded on the belief that each represented correctional jurisdiction is unique with regard to obligatory statutes, policies, structure, incarcerated population, resources, and burning issues, but that similarities of purpose, responsibilities, principles, and challenges among its member jurisdictions unite them in a quest for public safety, secure and orderly facilities, and professionalism that can be achieved through sharing ideas and vigorously entering into collaborative efforts to persistently improve the corrections profession.
    Association Link:
    http://www.asca.net/
  • Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA)

    The Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA) is the professional Association serving state drinking water programs. Formed in 1984 to address a growing need for state administrators to have national representation, ASDWA has become a respected voice for state primacy agents with Congress, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and other professional organizations.
    Association Link:
    http://www.asdwa.org/
  • Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD)

    The Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) is a national non-profit organization representing the directors and staff of state public health agency programs for oral health. It was organized in 1948 and is one of 17 affiliates of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO). ASTDD formulates and promotes the establishment of national dental public health policy, assists state dental programs in the development and implementation of programs and policies for the prevention of oral diseases; builds awareness and strengthens dental public health professionals' knowledge and skills by developing position papers and policy statements; provides information on oral health to health officials and policy makers, and conducts conferences for the dental public health community
    Association Link:
    http://www.astdd.org
  • Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP)

    The Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) was founded in 1992 as a non-profit organization comprised of law enforcement, prosecutors, mental health professionals, corporate security experts, probation and parole personnel and others involved in the area of threat and violence risk assessment. The purpose of ATAP is to afford its members a professional and educational environment to exchange ideas and strategies to address such issues as stalking, threats, and homeland security.
    Association Link:
    http://www.atapworldwide.org/
  • Association of Women Executives in Corrections (AWEC)

    The Association of Women Executives in Corrections (AWEC) was chartered in 1996. Since that time the AWEC has operated to offer opportunities and support to top female executives and senior managers in corrections and to mentor emerging leaders, consistent with its “each one . . . teach one” philosophy. AWEC is over 200 members strong, with members throughout the country in public and private, institutional and community correctional facilities.
    Association Link:
    http://www.awec.us/
  • Authority for Total Cost Management International (AACE), Southern California Section

    The members of The Authority for Total Cost Management International (AACE), Southern California Chapter, enables organizations around the world to achieve their investment expectations by managing and controlling projects, programs and portfolios; AACE creates value by advancing technical knowledge and professional development.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aace-scs.com
  • Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

    The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law is a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of people with mental illnesses through changes in policy and law. For nearly four decades our legal and policy advocates have engaged in impact litigation, policy reform and public education to ensure the rights of people with mental illnesses in all areas of life, including housing, employment, education, public systems, health care, the judiciary and more.
    Association Link:
    http://www.bazelon.org
  • Boards of Contract Appeals Bar Association, Inc. (BCA)

    the Boards of Contract Appeals Bar Association, Inc. (BCA) is an an association of judges, attorneys, legal assistants, and other professionals dedicated to supporting and improving the practice of law before the Boards of Contract Appeals of the Federal Government.
    Association Link:
    http://bcaba.org/
  • California Advancement Researchers Association (CARA)

    The California Advancement Researchers Association is the largest single state chapter of the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA), an international professional association of development research and information management professionals. CARA's mission is to serve development researchers by promoting and educating advancement professionals for the benefit of philanthropy.
    Association Link:
    http://www.caresearchers.org/
  • California Air Pollution Control Officers Association (CAPCOA)

    The California Air Pollution Control Officers Association is a non-profit association of the air pollution control officers from all 35 local air quality agencies throughout California. CAPCOA was formed in 1976 to promote clean air and to provide a forum for sharing of knowledge, experience, and information among the air quality regulatory agencies around the State. The Association promotes unity and efficiency, and strives to encourage consistency in methods and practices of air pollution control. It is an organization of air quality professionals — leaders in their field.
    Association Link:
    http://www.capcoa.org
  • California Animal Control Directors Association (CACDA)

    Formed in 1976, The California Animal Control Directors Association (CACDA) that represents animal care and control professionals and agencies in California. CACDA is supported by its membership, which is composed of animal care and control professionals, as well as its respective agencies throughout the state. The mission of the California Animal Control Directors Association is dedicated to providing leadership, training, and development, support and advocacy to animal care and control agencies.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.cacda.org
  • California Assessors’ Association (CAA)

    The California Assessors' Association (CAA) is a statewide non-profit professional association for County Assessors which was formed in 1902. The purpose of the Association is to promote cooperation between assessing officers in California, improvement of California assessment procedures and laws for the public good, and to liaison with the State Board of Equalization and the International Association of Assessing Officers.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calassessor.org/
  • California Assisted Living Association (CALA)

    The California Assisted Living Association (CALA) is the only association solely representing Assisted Living providers throughout the state. Members have access to a wealth of tools and resources to support day-to-day operations and quality care for residents, as well as the opportunity to participate in successful, ongoing advocacy efforts to help shape policy and clarify regulations. CALA represents over 500 Assisted Living communities and more than 100 associated businesses. Our provider members range from small, independently operated communities to large, multi-national organizations, and from providers that cater to an active lifestyle to ones that specialize in caring for residents with dementia.
    Currently Available:
    • Internships
    Association Link:
    http://www.caassistedliving.org/
  • California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSH)

    The California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH) is a nonprofit association representing California's home care providers. Established in 1966, CAHSAH is one of the oldest and largest state home care associations with a long tradition of service dedicated to promoting quality home care and enhancing the effectiveness of the home care industry. CAHSAH represents over 950 provider locations of Medicare Certified and licensed home health agencies, hospices, providers of non-medical personal care service in the home, home infusion pharmacies, and over 100 affiliate members including suppliers of products, computer companies, consulting firms, and insurance providers.
    Association Link:
    http://cahsah.org/
  • California Association of Administration of Justice Educators (CAAJE)

    Since 1965 the California Association of Administration of Justice Educators (CAAJE) is dedicated to supporting public safety education, training, and practitioner excellence.
    Association Link:
    http://www.caaje.org
  • California Association of Adult Day Services (CAADS)

    The California Association for Adult Day Services (CAADS) is a non-profit statewide association to support the development of adult day services as an alternative to institutional care. CAADS is a membership-based association supported by dues, grants, and educational activities. CAADS members include providers, local government, case managers, consultants, vendors and others interested in supporting the mission of the organization.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.caads.org
  • California Association of Code Enforcement Officers (CACEO)

    The California Association of Code Enforcement Officers advances the code enforcement profession through a unified, statewide voice. The association provided code enforcement education, training and certification, and promotes the image and professionalism of code enforcement.
    Association Link:
    http://www.caceo.us
  • California Association of Collectors (CAC)

    Founded in 1917, the California Association of Collectors (CAC) is the first organized association of collection professionals in the country and the founding unit of ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals. As the largest state unit of credit and collection professionals CAC provides a platform for its members to unite and better the collection industry in California. CAC members include: third-party collection agencies, creditors, asset buyers, attorneys, and vendor associates. Through a collaborative effort, CAC is able to address issues that are specifically related to third party collectors in the state of California.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calcollectors.net
  • California Association of County Treasurers and Tax Collectors (CACTTC)

    The purpose of the California Association of County Treasurers and Tax Collectors is to promote the general interests of the active members and the respective counties they represent; to strive for high professional standards and, through the exchange of information and ideas, stimulate a friendly and cooperative spirit among the membership.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cacttc.org/
  • California Association of Crime Laboratory Directors (CACLD)

    The California Association of Crime Laboratory Directors is a professional association focused on promoting, encouraging and maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards of practice in the field of forensic science laboratory services.
    Association Link:
    http://cacld.net
  • California Association of Criminalists (CAC)

    The California Association of Criminalists (CAC) is a professional membership organization of forensic scientists founded in 1954. . CAC Members are employed in local, state and federal governmental agencies, as well as private companies and teaching institutions.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cacnews.org
  • California Association of Drinking Driver Treatment Programs (CADDTP)

    The California Association of Drinking Driver Treatment Programs, CADDTP, is a non-profit, mutual benefit organization, formed as an association in 1986 and incorporated in 1988.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cadtp.org/
  • California Association of Environmental Health Administrators (CAEHA)

    Environmental Health Departments provide the delivery of Local Environmental Health Programs. The California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH) membership is comprised from the Environmental Health Directors from 62 jurisdictions, including both counties and cities. Associate membership is open to all Environmental Health professionals.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ccdeh.com
  • California Association of Harbor Masters & Port Captains (CAHM&PC)

    Objectives of the California Association of Harbor Masters & Port Captains is to exchange information relative to construction, maintenance, operation, regulation, and management information pertaining to boats, marinas and harbors.
    Association Link:
    http://www.harbormaster.org
  • California Association of Hostage Negotiators (CAHN)

    The  California  Association of Hostage Negotiators (CAHN) purpose is to encourage an exchange of ideas and information within the field of hostage negotiation,  both technical and investigative. It also stimulates research  and the  development  of  new techniques  within the field  of  hostage  negotiations, encouraging a high level of professional competence among negotiators
    Association Link:
    http://www.cahn.us/
  • California Association of Judgement Professionals (CAJP)

    Since its founding in 1999 the CAJP has grown to include over 180 judgment recovery specialists throughout California. As with many professional associations, new members often have varied experience and knowledge. All new CAJP members are required to take a certification test, prove their business identity and business status, and to pay their CAJP dues. CAJP members adhere to strict professional guidelines when collecting judgments.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cajp.org
  • California Association of Legal Document Assistants (CALDA)

    The California Association of Legal Document Assistants was established in August 1986. CALDA is the time-honored organization for legal document preparation professionals and supporters of this profession. CALDA promotes and encourages high standards of ethical and professional conduct while offering its members educational opportunities, professional alliance, a website business listing, member forum exchange, and attorney approved printed brochure materials.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.calda.org
  • California Association of Legal Support Professionals (CALSPro)

    The California Association of Legal Support Professionals (CALSPro), is an association comprised of over 350 company and individual members who provide professional legal support services to the legal community. These services include process serving, photocopying, court filing, subpoena preparation, court record searches, skip tracing and private investigations.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calspro.org
  • California Association of Licensed Investigators (CALI)

    The California Association of Licensed Investigators is the largest private investigator association in the world. Their goals are to advance the investigation and security profession through education and legislation.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cali-pi.org/
  • California Association of Licensed Security Agencies, Guards and Associates (CALSAGA)

    CALSAGA represents the contract private security industry in the State of California, including private security firms, private security training facilities, security management, security training instructors, security officers, proprietary security and related industries.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calsaga.org
  • California Association of Museums (CAM)

    The California Association of Museums (CAM) is a professional and dynamic community of individuals and organizations that seeks to create a brighter future for museums and their communities.They connect museum professionals and volunteers with timely information and practical resources, which fosters museums that are relevant and effective organizations that make a positive impact on the state and its citizens.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.calmuseums.org
  • California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits)

    The California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) is a statewide membership organization that brings nonprofits together to advocate for the communities they serve.
    Association Link:
    http://calnonprofits.org
  • California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA)

    The California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA) is comprised of the state’s eleven publicly-owned, commercial ports and is dedicated to maintaining a vigorous and vital port industry in California. The Association, which has been in existence since 1940, is committed to promoting the interests of California’s ports, maintaining the state’s leading role in the maritime industry, and leading the way in innovative and cutting edge environmentally-friendly port operations. On behalf of its members, CAPA maintains an office in Sacramento, California, and manages governmental relations with California’s legislative and administrative branches of state government. CAPA provides educational leadership and advocacy on issues relating to transportation, trade, the environment and other subjects related to port operations. In addition, CAPA monitors legislative and regulatory proposals related to goods movement and the maritime community
    Association Link:
    http://californiaports.org
  • California Association of Public Administrators, Public Guardians, and Public Conservators (CAPAPGPC)

    The California Association of Public Administrators, Public Guardians, and Public Conservators is a non-profit association representing the Public Administrators, Guardians and Conservators from each of California's 58 counties. The Association's mission is to foster communication between counties, provide education and certification to its members, and provide legislative advocacy on behalf of individuals served by a variety of programs.
    Association Link:
    http://www.capapgpc.org/
  • California Association of Public Authorities for IHSS (In Home Support Services) (CAPA)

    The California Association of Public Authorities, or CAPA, was created to provide proactive leadership to improve the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program; promote the general interests of the active members; promote higher professional standards, and through the exchange of information and ideas, stimulate a collegial and cooperative spirit among the membership.
    Association Link:
    http://www.capaihss.org/
  • California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO)

    Californa Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) counts among its 300+ members the communications, marketing and outreach staff of cities, school districts, counties, water and air pollution control districts, parks and open space districts, private PR firms, municipal television channels, police and fire departments, and more—professionals who handle public information and communications duties for these agencies and organizations.
    Association Link:
    http://www.capio.org
  • California Association of Public Procurement Officials (CAPPO)

    Resources, Events, Conferences, Certifications
    Association Link:
    http://www.cappo.org
  • California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA)

    The California Association of Sanitation Agencies provides leadership, advocacy and information to our members, legislators and the public, and promotes partnerships on clean water and beneficial reuse issues that protect public health and the environment.
    Association Link:
    http://www.casaweb.org/
  • California Association of Tactical Officers (CATO)

    The California Association of Tactical Officers (CATO) is a non-profit, non-political organization formed to increase the professionalism and proficiency of special weapons teams and members and to provide a forum for the exchange of current and relevant issues and information,
    Association Link:
    http://www.catonews.org
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ)

    Since 1973, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice has grown to over 2,000 members and is the country's largest statewide organization of criminal defense lawyers and allied professionals.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cacj.org
  • California Building Officials (CBO)

    California Building Officials (CALBO) is an organization dedicated to promoting public health and safety in building construction through responsible legislation, education and building code development. Founded in 1962, CALBO provides a host of valuable services to its over 500 members.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.calbo.org
  • California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA)

    The California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA) is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization that raises awareness about critical public health issues and mobilizes communities to promote the establishment of effective state and local health policies. CCPHA was established in 1999.
    Association Link:
    http://www.publichealthadvocacy.org
  • California Child Development Administrators Association (CCDAA)

    Formed in 1943, the California Child Development Administrators Association (CCDAA) provides and develops leadership and education that supports publicly funded early care and education programs for children from birth to 13 and their families.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.ccdaa.org
  • California City Management Foundation (CCMF)

    The California City Management Foundation (CCMF) endeavors to promote and encourage excellence in City Management.
    Association Link:
  • California Community College Early Childhood Educators (CCCEC)

    Recognizing the higher education institutions are the primary training institutions for early childhood educators, our mission is to provide a forum for California community colleges faculty and staff to advocate for high quality child development instruction and early care and education programs.
    Association Link:
    http://cccece.net/
  • California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH)

    Environmental Health Departments provide the delivery of Local Environmental Health Programs. The California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH) membership is comprised from the Environmental Health Directors from 62 jurisdictions, including both counties and cities. Associate membership is open to all Environmental Health professionals.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ccdeh.com
  • California Correctional Peace Officers Association (CCPOA)

    The California Correctional Peace Officers Association (CCPOA) represents the more than 30,000 correctional peace officers working inside California’s prisons and youth facilities, and the state’s parole agents who supervise inmates after their release. Since its founding in 1957, CCPOA’s mission has been to promote and enhance the correctional profession, protect the safety of those engaged in corrections and advocate for the laws, funding and policies needed to improve prison operations and protect public safety.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ccpoa.org
  • California Correctional Supervisors Organization, Inc. (CCSO)

    The California Correctional Supervisors Organization's mission is to provide its membership with professional, competent and aggressive legal representation. Our primary goal is to achieve exclusive representation rights for all peace officers and non-peace officers in supervisory and managerial classifications, employed in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ccsonet.org/
  • California County Planning Directors Association (CCPDA)

    The California County Planning Directors Association (CCPDA) is a vital link between all California Counties to coordinate best management practices in the field of Planning.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ccpda.org
  • California Crime Prevention Officers’ Association (CCPOA)

    The Mission of The California Crime Prevention Officers' Association (CCPOA) is to provide an environment where law enforcement personnel, public officials, community planners, service providers, educators, and business professionals can come together sharing a common goal of crime prevention through training, networking, and legislation.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ccpoa.us/
  • California Criminal Justice Warrant Services Association (CCJWSA)

    For 50 years, the mission of California Criminal Justice Warrant Services Association (CCJWSA) has been to enhance, by active effort and support, the cooperation among all city, county, state and federal criminal justice and law enforcement agencies in the matter of issuance, processing and service of warrants and to provide a common medium of exchange of information by conducting training workshops.
    Association Link:
    http://ccjwsa.org/
  • California Disability Services Association (CDSA)

    For more than 40 years, the California Disability Services Association (CDSA) has been the voice of developmental disability service providers in California. CDSA represents more than 100 community‐based organizations employing more than 14,000 professionals whose common purpose is to improve the lives and opportunities for people with disabilities.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cal-dsa.org
  • California District Attorney Investigators’ Association (CDAIA)

    The California District Attorney Investigators’ Association was formed to establish and maintain a closer relationship between investigators and investigative units of the District Attorney’s offices throughout California and the western United States. Members include: District Attorney Investigators, peace officers, prosecutors, and other district attorney personnel involved in criminal and civil prosecution.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cdaia.org/
  • California District Attorneys Association (CDAA)

    The California District Attorneys Association is as a source of continuing legal education and legislative advocacy for its membership. In addition to offering seminars, publications, and extensive online tools, CDAA serves as forum for the exchange of information and innovation in the criminal justice field.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cdaa.org/
  • California Early Childhood Mentor Program (ECE)

    The California Early Childhood Mentor Program provides resources and support to aspiring and experienced teachers and administrators in programs serving children birth to five and before- and after-school programs. Through Federal and local funding the Mentor Program provides stipends and professional development support to Mentor Teachers and Director Mentors.
    Currently Available:
    • Mentorships
    Association Link:
    http://www.ecementor.org
  • California Emergency Dispatcher Association (CAL-EDA)

    California Emergency Dispatcher Association (CAL-EDA) is a member driven organization, created by Dispatchers for Dispatchers, to provide innovative and professional training, networking opportunities, and act as advocates for Emergency Dispatchers by promoting their positive impact upon the citizens of California.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cal-eda.org/
  • California Emergency Services Associations (CESA)

    The California Emergency Services Association (CESA) was founded in 1965 with the mission of preserving and protecting property through emergency preparedness and disaster mitigation.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.cesa.net
  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)

    The California Employment Lawyers Association is a statewide organization of attorneys representing employees in termination, discrimination, wage and hour, and other employment cases. We help our members protect and expand the legal rights of California’s workers through litigation, education and advocacy.
    Association Link:
    https://www.cela.org/
  • California Environmental Health Association (CEHA)

    The California Environmental Health Association (CEHA) is a non-profit association committed to providing for the professional growth and development of the environmental health professional. The association is primarily an organization of volunteers dedicated to the environmental health profession, which includes the protection of public health and the environment.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.ceha.org
  • California Federation of Interpreters (CFI)

    California Federation of Interpreters (CFI) is a professional association and labor union advocating for the interests of the legal interpreting profession. CFI membership is open to certified and registered court interpreters working in the California trial courts as employees and independent contractors.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calinterpreters.org
  • California Fire Chiefs Association (CalChiefs)

    The California Fire Chiefs Association (CalChiefs) is a large and diverse professional association whose vision is to be the voice of the California Fire Service. Members range from fire chiefs, executive staff officers, administrative support staff, EMS personnel, associated colleagues from fire service support organizations, and vendors. CalChiefs Sections cover the spectrum of fire and EMS delivery and a full range of topic specific expertise. It is this depth of knowledge and resources that provides our ability to actively engage in legislation that affects service delivery througout our great state, as well as be actively involved in national issues. All legislation that has a EMS, fire or life safety component CalChiefs reviews and/or engages.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calchiefs.org/
  • California Firefighters Association (CSFA)

    The California State Firefighters’ Association (CSFA) is the oldest and largest statewide fire association representing almost 15,000 firefighters from all elements of fire service. CSFA is committed to building a strong community for all firefighters. The association is dedicated to delivering up-to-date information impacting Fire Services throughout the state of California and key knowledge. CSFA has worked at the state level since 1922 offering a strong voice with legislators who vote on benefits, working conditions and public safety issues.
    Association Link:
    http://www.csfa.net
  • California Funeral Directors Association (CFDA)

    The California Funeral Directors Association (CFDA) is comprised of approximately 650 members throughout California - funeral homes and companies serving the funeral profession. The purpose of the association is to advocate and provide continuous professional development, and enhance the economic viability of member funeral service practitioners in order to provide services as desired by consumers.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cafda.org
  • California Gang Investigator’s Association (CGIA)

    The California Gang Investigator's Association was founded in 1977 to foster better relationships and networking among the various investigative units working street gangs in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. The Association interacts with fellow Gang Investigator's Associations across the country to assist in a coordinated approach to gang investigations, training, and to foster exchanges of information. The Association strives to better serve the needs of law enforcement by providing quality gang training that will assist members in the performance of their duties in a professional and ethical manner.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cgiaonline.org/
  • The California Homicide Investigators Association (CHIA)

    The California Homicide Investigators Association (CHIA) is a non-profit organization that was formed in 1968. Since its inception, the CHIA membership has grown to over 3,000 members that include law enforcement representatives from all over the United States and Canada
    Association Link:
  • California Indian Law Association (CILA)

    The California Indian Law Association (CILA) was formed with the purpose of serving as the representative of the Indian law legal profession in California.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calindianlaw.org/
  • California Judges Association (CJA)

    The California Judges Association (CJA) was established in 1929 and is the professional association representing the interests of the judiciary of the State of California. Members include judges of the Superior Courts and Courts of Appeal, Commissioners of State courts and State Bar Court judges. Judges retired from these courts are also members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.caljudges.org
  • California Lake Management Society (CALMS)

    CALMS is a professional society of California lake managers, limnologists, and other aquatic scientists. Members have a common interest in managing and protecting lakes and reservoirs and include research scientists; lake, reservoir and resource managers; government agency and water industry personnel; and lake association members.
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.california-lakes.org
  • California Law Enforcement Association of Records Supervisors, Inc. (CLEARS)

  • California Municipal Treasurers Association (CMTA)

    The California Municipal Treasurers Association (CMTA) was founded in 1958 by a handful of Municipal Treasurers from both Northern and Southern California whose primary interest was to improve their function in local Government.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cmta.org
  • California Narcotic Officers’ Association (CNOA)

    The California Narcotic Officers' Association is a non-profit, corporation dedicated to providing high quality training for law enforcement professionals. Since 1964, CNOA has grown to become the largest non-profit Training Association in California, with over 7,000 members. Members include local, state, and federal peace officers, prosecutors, law enforcement personnel, and other national and international associates.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cnoa.org
  • California Official Court Reporters Association (COCRA)

    The California Official Court Reporters Association was founded in 1999. The association’s purpose is to provide specialized leadership in dealing with a complexity of issues facing our official court reporters who work in the state Superior Courts. These issues include emerging technologies, court unification, state funding, public access, and labor relations.
    Association Link:
    http://cocra.org/
  • California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS)

    The California Park & Recreation Society provides career development, networking, resources and is the public advocate for California park and recreation professionals.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    Association Link:
    http://www.cprs.org
  • California Peace Officers Association (CPOA)

    The California Peace Officers' Association (CPOA) serves the needs of professional law enforcement through issue exploration, resource development, educational opportunities, and legislative advocacy. CPOA has more than 3,000 members of all ranks.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Mentorships
    Association Link:
    http://cpoa.org
  • California Police Chiefs Association (CPCA)

    Established in 1966, the California Police Chiefs Association is an organization that represents municipal law enforcement agencies in California. The objectives of the association are to promote and advance the science and art of police administration and crime prevention; and to develop and disseminate professional administrative practices, and to promote their use in the police profession; to foster police cooperation and the exchange of information and experience throughout the State; to bring about recruitment and training of qualified persons in the police profession; to encourage the adherence of all police officers to high professional standards of conduct in strict compliance with the Law Enforcement Officer’s Code of Ethics.
    Association Link:
    http://californiapolicechiefs.org
  • California Probation, Parole and Correctional Association (CPPCA)

    The Mission of the California Probation, Parole and Correctional Association (CCPCA) is to promote the professionalism of corrections practitioners.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.cppca.org
  • California Professional Firefighters (CPF)

    With a membership of more than 30,000, California Professional Firefighters (CPF) is the largest statewide organization dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of career firefighters. It is one of the nation’s strongest and most influential public employee organizations.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cpf.org
  • California Public Parking Association (CPPA)

    The California Public Parking Association (CPPA) was formed to share information and to provide professional development for it's members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cppaparking.org
  • California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA)

    The California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA, founded 1974) is California’s statewide recycling association. CRRA’s members represent all aspects of California’s reduce-reuse-recycle-compost economy. Our members work for cities, counties, municipal districts, and businesses as well as hauling companies, material processors, non-profit organizations, state agencies, and allied professionals.
    Association Link:
    http://www.crra.com
  • California Rural Water Association (CRWA)

    Since 1990 the California Rural Water Association (CRWA) has emerged as the State’s leading association dedicated to providing on-site technical assistance and specialized training for rural water and wastewater systems. Tapping into the expertise of experienced water and wastewater professionals, CRWA’s governing Board of Directors, administrative staff, and technical field specialists work in concert to offer CRWA members an expansive range of essential programs and member services.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calruralwater.org
  • California School-Age Consortium (CALSAC)

    The California School-Age Consortium (CalSAC) provides training and advocacy for after school and out-of-school time professionals throughout California. To further their mission of advancing high-quality, low cost after school programs for all children, the association provides training and support to the organizations and professionals who dedicate themselves to keeping children safe and engaged in their out-of-school hours.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.calsac.org
  • California School Resource Officers’ Association (CSROA)

    The California School Resource Officers' Association (CSROA) is comprised of dedicated peace officers and educators of California who readily commit their experiences, efforts, and knowledge to achieve the common goal of providing all California schools with a safe and healthy learning environment.
    Association Link:
    http://www.csroa.org/
  • California Society of Enrolled Agents (CSEA)

    The California Society of Enrolled Agents (CSEA) is a progressive, professional nonprofit organization dedicated to serving Enrolled Agents (EAs), with more than 4,200 active Members, Professional Associates, Professional Affiliates, Students, International EAs, and International Affiliates. Enrolled Agents are licensed by the federal government to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service and assist with tax planning and the preparation of tax returns.
    Association Link:
    http://www.csea.org
  • California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO)

    The California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) is the statewide organization serving all California municipal finance professionals. The Society promotes excellence in financial management through innovation, continuing education and the professional development of members. CSMFO members are deeply involved in the key issues facing cities, counties, and special districts in the State of California.
    Currently Available:
    • Apprenticeships
    Association Link:
    http://www.csmfo.org
  • California State Association of Counties (CSAC)

    The primary purpose of the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) is to represent county government before the California Legislature, administrative agencies and the federal government. CSAC places a strong emphasis on educating the public about the value and need for county programs and services. CSAC is proud to represent the counties of California. With continuing member involvement and staff commitment, we are refining and expanding programs and services that will ensure the success of counties well into the future as the closest level of government to the people.
    Association Link:
    http://www.csac.counties.org/
  • California State Coroners’ Association (CSCA)

    The California State Coroners Association (CSCA) is a non-profit organization founded in 1968 to promote and protect the interests of all Coroner and Medical Examiner professionals throughout the state.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    https://www.coroners.org/
  • California State Firefighters’ Association (CSFA)

    The California State Firefighters Association mission is to ensure members have a strong and united voice in the evolution of the fire service through unity in leadership, political action, education, training and quality member services.
    Association Link:
    http://www.csfa.net/
  • California State Park Rangers Association (CSPRA)

    California State Park Rangers Association (CSPRA) is an organization of park professionals dedicated to advancement of the highest principles of public service, established to support and preserve California State Parks for present and future generations.
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.cspra.com
  • California State Sheriffs’ Association (CSSA)

    The California State Sheriffs' Association (CSSA) is a nonprofit professional organization comprised of the 58 sheriffs along with thousands of law-abiding citizens throughout the state. The association was formed in 1894 for the purpose of giving California sheriffs a single effective voice.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calsheriffs.org
  • California Surf Lifesaving Association (CSLSA)

    The mission of the California Surf Lifesaving Association (CSLSA) is to promote beach safety awareness and professional open-water lifesaving standards. Our members include lifeguards, junior lifeguards, and open water rescue professionals from California (Santa Cruz south to the Mexican border)and Arizona. By means of public education, junior lifeguard programs, training programs, exchange programs, competition these missions are accomplished.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.cslsa.org
  • California Tow Truck Association (CTTA)

    Founded in 1969, the California Tow Truck Association (CTTA) represents professional towing operators statewide. Created by and for towing company owners, CTTA provides unparalleled solutions and resources that empower towing companies to be more professional and progressive within the industry while serving the motoring public. The mission of the California Tow Truck Association is to cultivate a community of professionals able to provide the highest caliber of towing and emergency road service related solutions for the motoring public and the communities of our state.
    Association Link:
    http://ctta.com
  • California Waste Association (CalRMA)

    The California Waste Association, established in 1984, is a non-profit statewide association of companies which generate, transport, treat, store and dispose of wastes (including recyclable materials and hazardous waste), as well as related service firms including engineers and consultants.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calrma.com/
  • California Women Lead

    Founded in 1974, California Women Lead is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing leadership and campaign trainings, networking opportunities, and policy discussion forums for women interested in or who hold elected and appointed offices. California Women Lead’s mission, as women in government, is to inform and educate its constituencies as well as encourage and support women to seek public office.
    Association Link:
    http://cawomenlead.org/
  • California’s Park and Recreation Profession (CPRS)

    The California Park & Recreation Society provides career development, networking, resources and is the public advocate for California park and recreation professionals. Founded in 1946, CPRS is a nonprofit, professional and public interest organization with more than 4,000 members
    Association Link:
    http://www.cprs.org
  • Center for Health Design (CHD)

    The Center for Health Design (CHD) was formed in 1993 and based on a singular idea – that design could be used to improve patient outcomes in healthcare environments. CHD's mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research, education, and advocacy.
    Association Link:
    http://www.healthdesign.org
  • Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC)

    The mission of the Chief Probation Officers of California counties is to provide leadership in the mobilization, coordination, and implementation of Probation programs and provide for public protection including detention and treatment, victim services and the prevention of crime and delinquency; and to insure the provision of quality investigations and supervision of offenders for the Courts.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cpoc.org
  • Child Support Directors Association of California (CSDA)

    The Child Support Directors Association strives to maintain the highest level of professionalism. The California child support program community reflects the rich diversity of the State of California – one of the most diverse communities in the world and one which we proudly serve on a daily basis.
    Association Link:
    http://www.csdaca.org/
  • City Clerks Association of California (CCAC)

    The City Clerks Association of Califorina (CCAC) was founded in 1977 with the objective of promoting the city clerk profession throughout the state of California.
    Association Link:
    http://www.californiacityclerks.org
  • Civil Air Patrol (CAP)

    Civil Air Patrol handles 90 percent of inland search and rescue missions, with approximately 75 lives saved each year. Our members are generally the first on the scene transmitting satellite digital images of the damage within seconds around the world and providing disaster relief and emergency services following natural and manmade disasters, including such phenomena as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, Texas and Oklahoma wildfires, tornadoes in the south and central U.S., North Dakota flash flooding and the October 2006 earthquake in Hawaii, as well as humanitarian missions along the U.S. and Mexican border.
    Association Link:
    http://www.gocivilairpatrol.com
  • Commercial Law League of America (CLLA)

    The Commercial Law League of America ("CLLA") is a respected organization of attorneys and other experts in credit and finance actively engaged in the field of commercial law, bankruptcy and insolvency. Since 1895, The CLLA has been associated with the representation of creditor interests, while at the same time seeking fair, equitable and efficient administration of bankruptcy cases for all parties in interest.
    Association Link:
    http://www.clla.org
  • Community Action Partnership (CAP)

    The Community Action Partnership is the nonprofit, national membership organization representing the interests of the 1,100 Community Action Agencies (CAAs) across the country that annually help 17 million low-income Americans achieve economic security. Whether it's a Head Start program, Weatherization, job training, housing, food bank, energy assistance, financial education, or any of the other 40+ distinct programs, CAAs work to make America a better place to live. In order to help CAAs meet ever-changing community needs, the Partnership sponsors an annual convention, publishes a quarterly magazine, provides training and technical assistance opportunities, and a weekly electronic newsletter. The Partnership sponsors a national certification program for individual CAAs and a rigorous training program for individual Community Action leaders ("Certified Community Action Professional," CCAP).
    Association Link:
    http://compa.nonprofitsoapbox.com/
  • Community Action Partnership Association (CalCAPA)

    The California/Nevada Community Action Partnership is the member Association of Community Action Agencies and other Community Services Block Grant funded organizations that together deliver human services across the State of California. The Association’s goal is to provide quality education and training to our network, foster communication and provide legislative advocacy on behalf of individuals served by these programs.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cal-neva.org/
  • Community Residential Care Association of California (CRCAC)

    The Community Residential Care Association of California (CRCAC) is a statewide nonprofit association for administrators/licensees of community residential care/assisted living homes. CRCAC was begun in 1989 by licensees. The association provides communications, educational and legislative advocacy services to its members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.crcac.com
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)

    Consumer Attorneys of California is a professional organization made up of nearly 3,000 attorneys who represent plaintiffs seeking accountability from those who do wrong.
    Association Link:
    https://www.caoc.org
  • Consumer Federation of America (CFA)

    The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) is an association of non-profit consumer organizations that was established in 1968 to advance the consumer interest through research, advocacy, and education. Today, nearly 300 of these groups participate in the federation and govern it through their representatives on the organization's Board of Directors.
    Association Link:
    http://www.consumerfed.org
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) protects the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. The CPSC also protects consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    Association Link:
    http://www.cpsc.gov
  • Correctional Accreditation Managers’ Association (CAMA)

  • Correctional Education Association (CEA)

    The Correctional Education Association (CEA), founded in 1945, is a non-profit, professional association serving educators and administrators who provide services to students in correctional settings. The CEA is the largest affiliate of the American Correctional Association.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ceanational.org/
  • Corrections Technology Association (CTA)

    The Corrections Technology Association (CTA) is a public, non-profit network of professionals actively involved in leveraging technology in the field of Corrections. Members of our association consist primarily of Chief Information Officers, IT Directors and operational and administrative staff from State and Provincial Departments of Correction, as well as from Federal, county and local correctional agencies.
    Association Link:
    http://www.correctionstech.org/
  • Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA)

    The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) is a national non-profit organization, formed in 1994 to improve local juvenile correctional services, programs and practices so the youths within the systems succeed when they return to the community and to provide national leadership and leadership development for the individuals responsible for the systems. CJCA represents the youth correctional CEOs in 50 states, Puerto Rico and major metropolitan counties.
    Association Link:
    http://cjca.net/
  • Council of Professional Associations of Federal Statistics (COPAFS)

    Since 1980, the Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics has provided an open dialog between its members and the Federal statistical agencies. Member organizations include professional associations, businesses, research institutes, and others interested in Federal statistics.
    Association Link:
    http://www.copafs.org
  • Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)

    TheCouncil of State and Territorial Epidemiologists is an organization of member states and territories representing public health epidemiologists. CSTE works to establish more effective relationships among state and other health agencies. It also provides technical advice and assistance to partner organizations and to federal public health agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CSTE members have surveillance and epidemiology expertise in a broad range of areas including occupational health, infectious diseases, immunization, environmental health, chronic diseases, injury control, and maternal and child health.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cste.org
  • California State Association of County Auditors (SACA)

    The State Association of County Auditors is a non-profit organization whose members include primarily the personnel of the Auditor-Controller's Offices for the counties in the State of California
    Association Link:
    http://calsaca.org/
  • County Building Officials Association of California (CBOAC)

    The County Building Officials Association of California (CBOAC) focuses on education that responds to the needs of principal county members and includes vital networking opportunities with other government officials and stakeholders such as California State Association of Counties (CSAC), California Building Officials (CALBO), California County Planning Directors Association (CCPDA), California State Fire Marshal, International Code Council (ICC), California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH) and professional consultants throughout the state. Members of the organization share information and local interpretations and centers on forming valuable partnerships to elevate the professionalism, expertise and value of the building official and staff.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cboac.net/
  • County Welfare Directors Association of California (CWDA)

    The County Welfare Directors Association of California (CWDA) is a non-profit association representing the human service directors from each of California's 58 counties. The Association's mission is to promote a human services system that encourages self-sufficiency of families and communities, and protects vulnerable children and adults from abuse and neglect.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cwda.org/
  • Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Bar Association (CAVC Bar)

    The Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Bar Association was created to improve and facilitate the administration of justice in the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Members enjoy a wide variety of educational and networking opportunities.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.cavcbar.net
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA)

    The National Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children Association (CASA) is a network of 955 programs that are recruiting, training and supporting volunteers to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courtroom and other settings.
    Association Link:
    http://www.casaforchildren.org
  • Cremation Association of North America (CANA)

    Founded in 1913, the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) is an International organization of over 1,500 members, composed of cremationists, funeral directors, funeral home operators and owners, cemeterians, industry suppliers and consultants. A membership in CANA is the best way for any cremationist, funeral director or cemeterian to stay abreast of what is going on in cremation and how to deal with an aging population that is choosing cremation in greater and greater numbers.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cremationassociation.org
  • Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA)

    Founded in 1917, the Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA) membership consist of attorneys who maintain an interest in the field of customs law, international trade law and related matters. CITBA members represent United States importers, exporters and domestic parties concerned with matters that involve the United States Customs laws, anti dumping, countervailing duties and other international trade laws, and related laws and regulations of other U.S. federal agencies concerned with international commerce.
    Association Link:
    http://citba.org/
  • Deposition Reporters Association of California (DRA)

    The Deposition Reporters Association of California (DRA) is the only trade organization in the nation that has as its sole focus protecting and advancing the interests of the freelance deposition reporter. DRA represents more deposition reporting professionals than any organization in California.
    Association Link:
    http://www.caldra.org
  • Drug Information Association (DIA)

    The Drug Information Association (DIA) is a neutral, global, nonprofit association that provides knowledge resources across the full spectrum of medical product development. DIA provides professionals at all levels and across all disciplines access to timely and authoritative information to advance careers, skills, and innovation in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and related fields. DIA is a neutral forum for facilitating knowledge exchange and collaboration.
    Association Link:
    http://www.diahome.org/
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)

    The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute is a national, nonprofit, technical society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, public officials, and social scientists. EERI members include researchers, practicing professionals, educators, government officials, and building code regulators. The objective of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute is to reduce earthquake risk by (1) advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering, (2) improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political, and cultural environment, and (3) advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes.
    Association Link:
    https://www.eeri.org
  • Emergency Planning Society (EPS)

    The Emergency Planning Society is for professionals dealing with emergency planning, crisis and disaster management. The Society offers a unique framework for promoting the interests of its members.
    Association Link:
    https://www.the-eps.org
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

    The Federal Aviation Administration's continuing mission is to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world. The FAA strives to reach the next level of safety, efficiency, environmental responsibility and global leadership. They are accountable to the American public and our stakeholders.
    Association Link:
    http://www.faa.gov
  • Federal Bar Association (FBA)

    The Federal Bar Association (FBA), founded in 1920, is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of all attorneys involved in federal law. Members run the gamut of federal practice: attorneys practicing in small to large legal firms, attorneys in corporations and federal agencies, and members of the judiciary. The FBA is the catalyst for communication between the bar and the bench, as well as the private and public sectors.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.fedbar.org
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA)

    The Federal Circuit Bar Association is a national organization for the bar of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Leadership of the Association comes from all areas of the country and represents all areas of the legal community of the Federal Circuit. The Association was organized to unite the different groups who practice within the legal community of the Federal Circuit. It seeks to strengthen and serve the Court through its Committees. The Association offers a forum for common concerns and dialogue between bar and court, government counsel and private practitioner, litigator, and corporate counsel.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.fedcirbar.org/
  • Federal Court Clerks Association (FCCA)

    Founded in 1922, the Federal Court Clerks Association's (FCCA) purpose is to promote the professionalism and integrity of the federal judiciary. It is also the goal of the FCCA to increase the proficiency of court employees, to support the independence of the judiciary, and to foster cooperation between courts and the community. The Association serves as an intermediary between the clerks, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, the Federal Judicial Center, and the Judicial Conference of the United States Courts.
    Association Link:
    http://www.fcca.ws
  • Federal Judges Association (FJA)

    The Federal Judges Association (FJA) is a voluntary association of Article III judges devoted to protecting the independence of the judicial branch, a fundamental principle embodied in the Constitution of the United States. Article III judges' independence is assured under the Constitution by their appointment for life without diminution in pay. Article III judges, nominated by the President of the United States and confirmed by the Senate, are thus protected from intimidation, undue influence, coercion, or domination so that they may judge fairly and independently in every case, as the law and facts require
    Association Link:
    http://www.federaljudgesassoc.org
  • Federal Probation & Pretrial Officers Association (FPPOA)

    The Federal Probation and Pretrial Officers Association (FPPOA) is a professional organization for federal Probation and Pretrial Services Officers. Members are the creative drive for improving the federal court system through cooperative efforts of training and communication.
    Association Link:
    http://www.fppoa.org/
  • Fire Districts Association of California (FDAC)

    Formed in 1972, the Fire Districts Association of California (FDAC) is a unique and valued organization that serves the membership by remaining abreast of fire service trends, assessing legislative actions, monitoring current and preparing for future challenges in order to assure the highest level of emergency fire protection services are offered to the people that work, reside, and travel through the fire districts in California.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.fdac.org/
  • Geothermal Resources Council (GRC)

    With the experience and dedication of its diverse, international membership and a 40-year plus track record, the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has built a solid reputation as the world’s premier geothermal association. Formed in 1970, the GRC was incorporated in the state of Washington in 1972 and in California in 1981. With more than 1,300 members in over 40 countries, the GRC actively seeks to expand its role as a primary professional educational association for the international geothermal community. The GRC serves as a focal point for continuing professional development for its members through its outreach, information transfer and education services.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.geothermal.org/
  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)

    The purpose of the Government Finance Officers Association is to enhance and promote the professional management of governments for the public benefit by identifying and developing financial policies and best practices and promoting their use through education, training, facilitation of member networking, and leadership.
    Association Link:
    http://www.gfoa.org/
  • Health Facility Institute (HFI)

    The Health Facility Institute (HFI) is a non-profit, professional society incorporated in Virginia. The Institute is dedicated to the education of health facility project professionals through a forum by which ideas and theories can be researched, developed, communicated and applied. Membership is composed of a variety of public and private professionals who are dedicated to bringing modern state-of-the-art health facilities on-line, on-time, and on-budget. Members include Architects, Engineers, Health Care Executives, Project Managers, Equipment Planners, etc.
    Association Link:
    http://hfi.org
  • High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA)

    The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) was formed to provide education and collaboration to global members for the prevention and investigation of high tech crimes. As such, the organization is one that aspires to help all those in the high technology field by providing extensive information, education, collective partnerships, mutual member benefits, astute board leadership and professional management.
    Association Link:
    http://www.htcia.org/
  • Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)

    Founded in California in 1972, the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) serves the legal profession and Hispanic community at large.
    Association Link:
    http://www.hnba.com/
  • Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)

    The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members. The primary goal of the ISSA is to promote management practices that will ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information resources. The ISSA facilitates interaction and education to create a more successful environment for global information systems security and for the professionals involved. Members include practitioners at all levels of the security field in a broad range of industries such as communications, education, healthcare, manufacturing, financial, and government.
    Association Link:
    http://www.issa.org/
  • Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA)

    The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to advancing the research, development and deployment of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) to improve the nation’s surface transportation system. Founded in 1991, ITS America’s membership includes more than 450 public agencies, private sector companies, and academic and research institutions.
    Association Link:
    http://www.itsa.org
  • International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO)

    The International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) is a nonprofit, educational, and research association. It is a professional membership organization of government assessment officials and others interested in the administration of the property tax. IAAO was founded in 1934, and now has a membership of more than 7,400 members worldwide from governmental, business, and academic communities. The mission of IAAO is to promote innovation and excellence in property appraisal, assessment administration, and property tax policy through professional development, education, research, and technical assistance.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iaao.org/
  • International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI)

    The International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) was formed in 1952 in order to improve communication and coordination among the growing family of professional auto theft investigators. It has grown to 3,015 members representing over 35 countries and includes representatives of law enforcement agencies, as well as many others with a legitimate interest in auto theft investigation, prevention and education.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iaati.org
  • International Association of Correctional Training Personnel (IACTP)

    The International Association of Correctional Training Personnel enhances public safety and the fair and humane treatment of offenders by promoting organizational and individual excellence in the profession of training.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iactp.org/
  • International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)

    The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), which has more than 9,000 members worldwide, is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the "Principles of Emergency Management" and representing those professionals whose goals are saving lives and protecting property and the environment during emergencies and disasters.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iaem.com/
  • International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)

    The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) represents the leadership of firefighters and emergency responders worldwide. The mission of the IAFC is provide leadership to current and future career, volunteer, fire-rescue and EMS chiefs, chief fire officers, company officers and managers of emergency service organizations throughout the international community through vision, information, education, services and representation to enhance their professionalism and capabilities.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iafc.org/
  • International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology (IACFP)

    The International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology (IACFP) is an organization of behavioral scientists and practitioners who are concerned with the delivery of high-quality mental health services to criminal offenders, and with promoting and disseminating research on the etiology, assessment and treatment of criminal behavior.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ia4cfp.org
  • International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI)

    The mission of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators, a non-profit international organization, is to provide services and an environment within which information about financial fraud, fraud investigation and fraud prevention methods can be collected, exchanged and taught for the common good of the financial payment industry and our global society.
    Association Link:
    https://www.iafci.org
  • International Association of Flight Paramedics (IAFCCP)

    The IAFP provides advocacy, leadership development and educational opportunities for critical care paramedics providing safe, efficient and quality patient care transport.
    Association Link:
    http://www.flightparamedic.org
  • International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT)

    TIAFT was founded in London April 21, 1963. The founding meeting elected Dr. E.C.G. Clarke (UK) as President, Dr. Alan S. Curry (UK) as Secretary, Dr. Ian Holden (UK) as Treasurer and Dr. Fred Rieders (USA) as Newsletter Editor. The first newsletter was edited in November 1963 by Rieders, and from the very beginning it bore the name "Bulletin of the International Association of Forensic Toxicologists". It was a 3-page A4 size blue spirit duplicated leaflet which contained four case notes. The analytical methods relied much on TLC, spectrophotometry and spot tests. The first note was by L.W. Bradford (USA) giving advice on how to calibrate UV spectro-photometers with mercury vapour. Nowadays TIAFT groups about 2000 members from all regions of the world who are actively engaged in analytical toxicology or allied areas. The aims of this association are to promote cooperation and coordination of efforts among members and to encourage research in forensic toxicology. TIAFT members come from the police force, medical examiners and coroners' laboratories, horseracing and sports doping laboratories, hospitals, departments of legal medicine, pharmacology, pharmacy and toxicology.
    Association Link:
    http://www.tiaft.org/
  • International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (IAHSA)

    The mission of the International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing is to connect and support care and service providers worldwide to enhance quality of life for ageing. IAHSA represents the interests of its members and promotes the association’s goals through education, leadership, and research. Our members include representatives from ageing services industries, governments, ministries of health, voluntary organizations, nongovernmental organizations, businesses, academics, and architects that specialize in design for ageing.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iahsa.net/
  • International Association of LGBT Judges (IALGBTJ)

    Founded in California in 1993, the International Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Judges provides an opportunity for judicial officers to meet and exchange views, and to promote education among its members and among the general public on legal and judicial issues related to the LGBT community.
    Association Link:
    http://ialgbtj.org
  • International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ)

    Created in 1991, the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose members represent all levels of the judiciary worldwide and share a commitment to equal justice and the rule of law. The IAWJ currently has approximately 4,000 members in almost 100 countries and areas worldwide. The IAWJ works with its members around the world to develop a global network of women judges and create opportunities for judicial exchange.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iawj.org
  • International City/County Management Association (ICMA)

    ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, develops and advances professional local government management to create sustainable communities that improve lives worldwide. ICMA provides member support; publications; data and information; peer and results-oriented assistance; and training and professional development to nearly 9,000 city, town, and county experts and other individuals and organizations throughout the world.
    Association Link:
    http://icma.org
  • International Community Corrections Association (ICCA)

    The International Community Corrections Association (ICCA) is a membership organization dedicated to promoting community-based corrections for adults and juveniles to enhance public safety.
    Association Link:
    http://iccalive.org/
  • International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA)

    The International Corrections and Prisons Association was formed to operate as an association for corrections and prison professionals, dedicated to improving global understanding and professionalism in this sector.
    Association Link:
    http://www.icpa.ca/
  • International Criminal Defence Attorneys Association (ICDAA)

    The International Criminal Defence Attorneys Association (ICDAA) is an international non-governmental organization (INGO) dedicated to strengthening fair trial rights and an independent legal profession in the emerging international criminal justice system. The Association also works to improve access to justice for the citizens of transitional and post-conflict countries, most notably by testing the legality of long-term detentions.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aiad-icdaa.org/
  • International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH)

    The Federation works to disseminate knowledge concerning environmental health and promote co-operation between countries where environmental health issues are transboundary. It promotes the interchange of people working in this sector and the exchange of Member's publications of a scientific and technical nature. The Federation is an organisation whose full members are national associations representing the interests of environmental health professionals throughout the World.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ifeh.org
  • International Homicide Investigators Association (IHIA)

    The mission of the International Homicide Investigators Association (IHIA) is to provide active support to law enforcement death professionals through leadership, training, networking, and provision of resources and expertise to resolve cases. The IHIA membership is representative of the diverse fields of law enforcement, forensics, behavioral specialties, coroners/medical examiners, prosecutors, and information analysts forming a strong bond of interagency support, cooperation, and coordination and building effective partnerships.
    Association Link:
    https://www.ihia.org
  • International Reading Association (ILA)

    Since 1956, the International Reading Association(IRA) has been a nonprofit, global network of individuals and institutions committed to worldwide literacy. More than 60,000 members strong, the Association supports literacy professionals through a wide range of resources, advocacy efforts, volunteerism, and professional development activities.
    Association Link:
    http://www.reading.org
  • International Right of Way Association (IRWA)

    Since its inception as a not-for-profit association in 1934, the International Right of Way Association (IRWA) has united the efforts of its members toward professional development, strong ethics and improved service to employers and the public, along with advancements within the right of way profession. IRWA is the unsurpassed source of right of way educational programs and professional services worldwide.
    Association Link:
    http://www.irwaonline.org
  • International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association (ITCTLA)

    The International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association (ITCA) is dedicated to improving the administration of Section 337 and informing attorneys, international trade officials, and legislators practice before the ITC. Founded in 1984, the ITCA non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
    Association Link:
    http://www.itctla.org/
  • Judge Advocates Association (JAA)

    The Judge Advocates Association (JAA) is a national legal society that was organized in 1943 by a small group of Army attorneys in Washington, D.C. Membership now includes active duty, reserve, and guard judge advocates, law school students, and retired judge advocates from all of the armed services. The Judge Advocates Association is the only national professional legal organization exclusively dedicated to the advancement of Judge Advocates and practitioners of military law.
    Association Link:
    http://jaa.org/
  • National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS)

    The National Partnership for Juvenile Services provides professional development and technical assistance and promotes best practices and standards to the field of juvenile justice and delinquency prevention to positively impact youth, families and communities.
    Association Link:
    http://npjs.org/home/
  • Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA)

    The Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) is the singular organization in the country where professionals interested in all aspects of labor and employment relations network to share ideas and learn about new developments, issues, and practices in the field. Founded in 1947 as the Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA), the National LERA provides a unique forum where the views of representatives of labor, management, government and academics, advocates and neutrals are welcome.
    Association Link:
    http://www.leraweb.org
  • LeadingAge California

    Founded in 1961, LeadingAge California is the state’s leading advocate for quality, not-for-profit senior living and care. The association’s advocacy, educational programs and public relations help its members best serve the needs of more than 100,000 of the state’s older adults. LeadingAge California represents more than 400 nonprofit providers of senior living and care – including affordable housing, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living, skilled-nursing, and home and community- based care.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aging.org
  • League of California Cities

    The League of California Cities is an association of California city officials who work together to enhance their knowledge and skills, exchange information, and combine resources so that they may influence policy decisions that affect cities.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cacities.org
  • Legal Secretaries Incorporated (LSI)

    Legal Secretaries Incorporated (LSI) is dedicated to educating legal secretaries and promoting high ethical standards among law office support staff in the legal community. With approximately 2,000 members and members-at-large and over 40 local associations throughout the state of California, LSI's motto "Excellence through Education" is paramount in the goals and objectives of this organization.
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.lsi.org
  • Maintenance Superintendents Association (MSA)

    The Maintenance Superintendents Association is supported by a membership comprised of Mid Management Municipal, County, State and Special District employees who are responsible for, and dedicated to the cost effective maintenance of the Public infrastructure, and the commercial entrepreneurs who supply them with the equipment, materials and technical support to carry out this vital mission. The Association is also dedicated to the ongoing education of its members and the dissemination of available safety procedures.
    Association Link:
    http://www.mainsupt.com/
  • Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies / Pacific Maritime Institute (MITAGS-PMI)

    MITAGS-PMI is a non-profit vocational training center for individuals seeking to enter the maritime profession and for professional mariners seeking to advance their careers. We focus on providing the highest quality training using effective technologies and teaching techniques so that our students have the knowledge and skills to succeed in today's merchant marine.
    Association Link:
    http://www.mitags-pmi.org
  • Mountain Rescue Association (MRA)

    he Mountain Rescue Association (MRA) was established in 1959. The MRA is an organization of teams dedicated to saving lives through rescue and mountain safety education.
    Association Link:
    http://www.mra.org/
  • Municipal Construction Inspectors Association (MCIA)

    The Municipal Construction Inspectors Association—MCIA—is dedicated to protecting and promoting its membership’s interests and to securing fair compensation agreements with Los Angeles City management. The MCIA is obligated to design and implement a sustainable program that will define and pursue the collective interests of members to enhance the safety and security for the residents and businesses of the City of Los Angeles.
    Association Link:
    http://www.mymcia.org/
  • Municipal Information Systems Association of California (MISAC)

    The mission of the Municipal Information Systems Association of California (MISAC) is to promote leadership, education and access to resources for technology professionals to enhance local government services and effectiveness.
    Association Link:
    http://www.misac.org
  • Municipal Management Association of Southern California (MMASC)

    The Municipal Management Association of Southern California (MMASC) is one of the oldest and the largest associations of its kind in the nation and is recognized by both the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the League of California Cities. The membership is composed of city managers, HR directors, analysts, graduate students, interns, executive recruiters, private sector consultants, nonprofit managers, county administrators, and special district professionals representing local governments within a nine-county area of Southern California. MMASC was formed in 1953 to address the professional needs of local government employees and their private sector counterparts.
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.mmasc.org
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA)

    The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA) was founded in 1987 as a professional association of attorneys who are dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to people as they age and people with special needs.
    Association Link:
    http://www.naela.org
  • National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE)

    The National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) was founded to bring together those professional engineers who have attained substantial experience and recognition in forensic engineering practice. It seeks to improve the practice, elevate the standards, and advance the cause of forensic engineering. Membership in the Academy is limited to Registered Professional Engineers who are also members of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). They must also be members in an acceptable grade of a recognized major technical engineering society.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nafe.org/
  • National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

    The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a private, non-profit society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the public good.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nasonline.org
  • National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA)

    The National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) is the leading voice for affordable housing, advocating on behalf of multifamily property managers and owners whose mission is to provide quality affordable housing. As an advocate for professional standards for affordable housing providers, NAHMA holds a unique position in the industry. Founded in 1990, NAHMA's membership today includes the industry's most distinguished multifamily managers, owners, and industry stakeholders.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nahma.org
  • National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC)

    Founded in 1980, the goal is to create a national organization that would provide support services to its institutional members, and advocate for the field as a whole. Since its founding, NAMAC has worked to raise the profile and influence of the media arts on behalf of its growing and changing membership.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://namac.org/
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)

    The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) is the national association of Asian Pacific American (APA) attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students, providing a national network for its members and affiliates. NAPABA advocates for the legal needs and interests of the APA community and represents the interests of over 40,000 attorneys and approximately 61 local APA bar associations.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.napaba.org
  • National Association of County Human Services Administrators (NACHSA)

    The National Association of County Human Services Administrators (NACHSA) supports the professional development of administrators committed to delivering quality services to county residents in need.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nachsa.org
  • National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO)

    The National Association of County Information Officers was formed in 1966 to bring together communications professionals who wanted to share and exchange information with other county public information officers across the United States. NACIO remains dedicated to improving the professional capabilities of its members through an active listserv, training webinars, workshops at national conferences and other means.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nacio.org
  • National Association of County Planners (NACP)

    http://www.countyplanning.org
    Association Link:
  • National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM)

    The purpose of the National Association for Community Mediation is to support the maintenance and growth of community-based mediation programs and processes, to present a compelling voice in appropriate policy-making, legislative, professional, and other arenas, and to encourage the development and sharing of resources for these efforts.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nafcm.org
  • National Association For Court Management (NACM)

    The National Association for Court Management has over 2,000 members from the United States, Canada, Australia, and other countries. NACM is the largest organization of court management professionals in the world with members from all levels and types of courts. NACM provides court management professionals the opportunity to increase their proficiency while working with colleagues to improve the administration of justice.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nacmnet.org/
  • National Association for Court Management (NACM)

    The National Association for Court Management (NACM) has over 1,700 members from the United States, Canada, Australia, and other countries. NACM provides court management professionals the opportunity to increase their proficiency while working with colleagues to improve the administration of justice.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    https://nacmnet.org/
  • National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM)

    The National Association of Environmental Management (NAEM) is a professional association that empowers corporate leaders to advance environmental stewardship, create safe and healthy workplaces, and promote global sustainability.
    Association Link:
    http://www.naem.org
  • National Association for Legal Professionals (NALS)

    Since 1929 the National Association for Legal Professionals (NALS) has been a dedicated, ethical, professional association that gives back to the profession as well as its members. In addition to the NALS certifications, NALS offers outstanding educational programs and services to meet the needs of the paralegal/legal assistant and the legal secretary as well as other legal support positions. Additionally, in the spirit of giving back to the profession, the association offers online continuing legal education at no charge to members and nonmembers alike.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.nals.org
  • National Association for Public Health Statistics & Information Systems (NAPHSIS)

    The NAPHSIS mission is to provide national leadership and advocacy on behalf of its members to ensure the quality, security, confidentiality and utility of vital records and health statistics, as well as their integral role within health information systems, for monitoring and improving public health.
    Association Link:
    http://www.naphsis.org
  • National Association for Search & Rescue (NASAR)

    The National Association for Search & Rescue (NASAR) is an education association comprised of thousands of dedicated paid and nonpaid personnel - all active or interested in search and rescue, disaster aid, emergency medicine and awareness education. NASAR is a self-supporting, nonprofit association acting as the country's admirable servant in furthering the advancement of professional, literary and scientific knowledge and training in these fields.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nasar.org/
  • National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary (NAALJ)

    The National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary (NAALJ) is the largest professional organization devoted exclusively to administrative adjudication within the executive branch of government. Its voting members exercise a broad subject matter jurisdiction and include state, federal, and local administrative law judges, administrative judges, hearing officers, referees, trial examiners, agency chairs, commissioners, and appellate authorities. Associate members include law professors and attorneys involved in administrative law.
    Association Link:
    http://www.naalj.org/
  • National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)

    The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging's (n4a) primary mission is to build the capacity of its members to help older persons and persons with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.n4a.org
  • National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)

    The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) was founded in 1907 to help Attorneys General fulfill the responsibilities of their office and to assist in the delivery of high quality legal services to the states and territorial jurisdictions. NAAG’s mission is: "To facilitate interaction among Attorneys General as peers and to facilitate the enhanced performance of Attorneys General and their staffs." NAAG fosters an environment of "cooperative leadership," helping Attorneys General respond effectively - individually and collectively - to emerging state and federal issues.
    Association Link:
    http://www.naag.org
  • National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ)

    Created in 1974, the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ) has made a goal of achieving equal justice for blacks and other minorities. Members consist of criminal justice professionals such as those in law enforcement, institutional and community corrections, courts, social services, academia, religious and other community-based interests as well as criminal justice students and community leaders.
    Association Link:
    http://nabcj.org/
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)

    The National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) was founded in 1960-61 by a small group of attorneys who regularly provided legal services to colleges and universities; they were the first such specialists in the United States. The Association's purpose is to enhance legal assistance to colleges and universities by educating attorneys and administrators as to the nature of campus legal issues. It has an equally important role to play in the continuing legal education of university counsel. In addition, NACUA produces legal resources, offers continuing legal education programming, maintains a listserv (NACUANET) and a variety of member-only web-based resources pages, and operates a clearinghouse through which attorneys on campuses are able to share resources, knowledge and work products on current legal concerns and interests.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nacua.org/
  • National Association of Commissions for Women (NACW)

    The National Association of Commissions for Women (NACW) is the professional organization for over 220 commissions for women who are committed to equality and justice for women, providing support and expertise and serving as their national voice.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nacw.org/
  • National Association of Counties (NACo)

    The National Association of Counties (NACo) is the only national organization that represents county governments in the United States. Founded in 1935, NACo assists America’s 3,069 counties in pursuing excellence in public service to produce healthy, vibrant, safe and resilient counties. NACo promotes sound public policies, fosters county solutions and innovation, promotes intergovernmental and public-private collaboration and provides value-added services to save counties and taxpayers money. NACo is a full-service organization that delivers its services through its dedicated and skilled staff who comprise the following departments: Executive Management, Legislative Affairs, Public Affairs, County Solutions and Innovation, Information Technology, Finance and Administration and the Financial Service Corporation.
    Association Link:
    http://www.naco.org/
  • National Association of County Administrators (NACA)

    The National Association of County Administrators (NACA) encourages professional development for county administrators and provides information and resources to its members to improve the management of county government.
    Association Link:
    http://icma.org/en/na/home
  • National Association of County Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Directors (NACBHDD)

    The National Association of County Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Directors (NACBHDD) is the only national voice for county and local behavioral health and developmental disability authorities in Washington, DC. Through education, policy analysis, and advocacy, NACBHDD brings the unique perspective of our members to Congress and the Executive Branch and promotes national policies that recognize and support the critical role counties play in caring for people affected by mental illness, addiction, and developmental disabilities. NACBHDD is also an active partner in efforts to improve access to, funding for, and quality of behavioral health services, especially those that serve the most vulnerable in our communities. Key issues include: protecting Medicaid coverage, ending the stigma of mental illness, better treatment for veterans, achieving parity in insurance coverage for behavioral health care, affordable housing and vocational training for those with mental illness or developmental disabilities, and many more.
    Association Link:
    http://nacbhdd.org/
  • National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

    The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is the national organization representing local health departments. NACCHO supports efforts that protect and improve the health of all people and all communities by promoting national policy, developing resources and programs, seeking health equity, and supporting effective local public health practice and systems
    Association Link:
    http://naccho.org
  • National Association of County Planning (NACP)

    The purpose of the National Association of County Planners (NACP) is to stimulate and contribute to the development, improvement, and recognition of county planning as a viable process in county government. NACP does this by providing a forum for county planners to disseminate information on the characteristics of the county planning function and to provide input on NACo policies that address county planning issues. NACP members exchange ideas and experiences related to county planning through meetings, technical workshops, the NACP newsletter, list serve, and website.
    Association Link:
    http://www.countyplanning.org/
  • National Association of County Recorders, Election Officials and Clerks (NACRC)

    The National Association of County Recorders , Election Officials and Clerks (NACRC) is a professional organization of elected and appointed county administrative officials, who network on a national level to share information and ideas. NACRC's mission is to provide professional training and leadership development, through educational programs, exploring technology innovations, monitoring legislation on national issues and promoting communication among members about issues that affect county recorders, election officials and clerks.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.nacrc.org
  • National Association of County Surveyors (NACS)

    The National Association of County Surveyors (NACS) provides a national voice for County Surveyors. NACS is an affiliate organization of the National Association of Counties (NACo) and was founded on fostering the professional growth of its members, involvement in the legislative process when it becomes necessary, and raising the level of service, efficiency and character to both the general public and county governments.
    Association Link:
    http://www.countysurveyors.org/
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)

    The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) encourages, at all levels of federal, state and local government, a rational and humane criminal justice policy for America -- one that promotes fairness for all; due process for even the least among us who may be accused of wrongdoing; compassion for witnesses and victims of crime; and just punishment for the guilty.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nacdl.org/
  • National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA)

    Since 1986, the National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care have been THE leading advocate and educational organization for DONs, ADONs and RNs in Long Term Care (LTC). NADONA/LTC was founded by dedicated LTC professionals, and our board of trustees still consists of LTC professionals.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nadona.org/
  • National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR)

    Since 2000, the Professional Social Security Claimants Representatives has provided it's members with educational seminars to keep practitioners up to date on Social Security rulings, regulatory changes and practice improvements.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nadr.org
  • National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)

    The National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) is a national non-profit corporation founded in 1994 by pioneers from the first twelve Drug Courts in the nation. This extraordinary group of innovative judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and clinical professionals created a common-sense approach to improving the justice system by using a combination of judicial monitoring and effective treatment to compel drug-using offenders to change their lives.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.nadcp.org
  • National Association of Election Officials (Election Center)

    The Election Center, also known as the National Association of Election Officials, serves to promote, preserve and improve democracy. Its members are almost exclusively government employees whose profession it is to serve in voter registration and elections administration. The Center provides its members an alert service which informs and updates state, city and other elections and voter registration officials regarding legislation, regulations, court decisions, and Justice Department rulings which affect the conduct of voter registration or elections administration.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.electioncenter.org
  • National Association of Field Training Officers (NAFTO)

    The National Association of Field Training Officers (NAFTO) is a non-profit educational and professional association concerned with apprenticeship training (commonly referred to as the Field Training Officer concept) for Law Enforcement, Communications, and Corrections personnel. Educators, Administrators and other Criminal Justice practitioners are also encouraged to participate.
    Association Link:
    http://nafto.org
  • National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC)

    The National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC) is a national not-for-profit professional network of federal, state and local government employees who disseminate information within and outside government. Its members are editors, writers, graphic artists, video professionals, broadcasters, photographers, information specialists and agency spokespersons
    Association Link:
    http://nagc.com/
  • National Association of Hearing Officials (NAHO)

    Founded in 1986, the mission of the National Association of Hearing Officials is to improve the administrative hearing process and thereby benefit hearing officials, their employing agencies, and the individuals they serve through promoting professionalism and by providing training, continuing education, a national forum for discussion of issues, and leadership concerning administrative hearings.
    Association Link:
    http://www.naho.org/
  • National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO)

    The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), is a non-partisan leadership organization of the nation's more than 6,000 Latino elected and appointed officials. NALEO members represent all political parties, all levels of government, and diverse constituencies – from metropolitan cities to rural communities. It is the most powerful network of Latino leaders in the nation working to strengthen American democracy and our community through increased political participation.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.naleo.org
  • National Association of Legal Assistants – Paralegals (NALA)

    The National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) is the leading paralegal association in the US. Its mission is to provide continuing education and professional development programs to all paralegals. NALA provides current information about the profession, continuing education materials and seminars, networking opportunities, professional certification programs, occupational survey findings and manuals to help paralegals excel in the workplace.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nala.org
  • National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals (NALGEP)

    The National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals (NALGEP) is a not-for-profit organization that was founded in 1993 by a group of local officials to represent local government personnel responsible for ensuring environmental compliance and developing and implementing environmental policies and programs.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nalgep.org
  • National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME)

    The National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) is the national professional organization of physician medical examiners, medical death investigators and death investigation system administrators who perform the official duties of the medicolegal investigation of deaths of public interest in the United States.NAME was founded in 1966 with the dual purposes of fostering the professional growth of physician death investigators and disseminating the professional and technical information vital to the continuing improvement of the medical investigation of violent, suspicious and unusual deaths. Growing from a small nucleus of concerned physicians, NAME has expanded its scope to include physician medical examiners and coroners, medical death investigators and medicolegal system administrators from throughout the United States and other countries.
    Association Link:
    http://www.thename.org
  • National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE)

    The National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) is an advocate for both active and retired federal employees before Congress and the White House. Their mission is to safeguard and enhance federal employee health benefits, retirement benefits, and pay issues for active federal employees and annuitants.
    Association Link:
    http://www.narfe.org
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

    The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 150,000 members. Their foundation administers a wide variety of educational and research programs in an effort to fulfill its core mission of enhancing the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through the advancement of social work policy and practice.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    Association Link:
    http://www.naswdc.org
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW), California Chapter

    The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 145,000 members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.naswca.org
  • National Association of State Judicial Educators (NASJE)

    The National Association of State Judicial Educators (NASJE) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1975, that strives to improve the justice system through judicial branch education. NASJE is a leader in defining the practice of judicial branch education and in gathering and sharing resources among educators.
    Association Link:
    http://news.nasje.org/
  • National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ)

    The National Association of Women Judges’ mission is to promote the judicial role of protecting the rights of individuals under the rule of law through strong, committed, diverse judicial leadership, fairness and equality in the courts, and equal access to justice.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nawj.org/
  • National Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (NAPIL)

    The mission of National Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (NAPIL) is to create and make available to the general public seeking a remedy for their personal injury, to improve access to personal injury lawyers and their services for all those living within national borders. The association also strives to foster an environment of fellowship and free exchange of ideas among member personal injury lawyers for a better understanding of personal injury laws.
    Association Link:
    http://www.napil.com
  • National Association of Probation Executives (NAPE)

    Founded in 1981, the National Association of Probation Executives is a professional organization representing the chief executive officers of local, county and state probation agencies. NAPE is dedicated to enhancing the professionalism and effectiveness in the field of probation by creating a national network for probation executives, bringing about positive change in the field, and making available a pool of experts in probation management, program development, training and research.
    Association Link:
    http://www.napehome.org/
  • National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators (NAPCWA)

    The National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators (NAPCWA) is a national organization representing public child welfare agencies. Founded in 1983, it is an affiliate housed within the American Public Human Services Association. NAPCWA's primary members are public child welfare administrators, deputies, and other child welfare agency staff. Membership is also available to APHSA associate and individual members connected to the field of child welfare, including advocacy agencies, research organizations, consultants, and private child welfare agencies. The mission of NAPCWA is to provide national leadership for the development of sound policy, successful and innovative practices, and critical capacity building to improve agency performance and consumer outcomes.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aphsa.org/content/NAPCWA/en/home.html
  • National Association of Volunteer Programs in Local Government (NAVPLG)

    The National Association of Volunteer Programs in Local Covernment (NAVPLG) is the leading national association of directors, managers, and administrators of volunteer programs in local city, county and other local governments. The association's purpose is to strengthen volunteer programs through leadership, education, advocacy, net-working and information exchange. Founded in 1997, NAVPLG members from throughout the country are ready to share information about relevant issues and trends with others in the field.
    Association Link:
    http://www.navplg.org
  • National Auctioneers Association (NAA)

    Founded in 1949, the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) is the world's largest professional association dedicated to professional auctioneers. The NAA also represents the individual auctioneer and a range of auction professionals servicing a variety of industries. The association is dedicated to providing its members with educational programming and resources to help them advance themselves as professional auctioneers.
    Association Link:
    http://www.auctioneers.org
  • National Bar Association (NBA)

    The National Bar Association (NBA) is the nation's oldest and largest national association of predominately African-American lawyers and judges. It has 84 affiliate chapters throughout the United States and affiliations in Canada, the United Kingdom, Africa and the Caribbean. It represents a professional network of over 20,000 lawyers, judges, educators and law students.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nationalbar.org/
  • National Child Care Association (NCCA)

    The mission of the National Child Care Association (NCCA) is to promote the growth and safeguard the interest of quality childhood care and education focusing on licensed, private providers of these services. Since 1987, NCCA has been the only voice of the licensed, private childhood care and education community. Since that time, the association and its leadership have succeeded in establishing an influential presence for the private sector at state and national policy and legislative tables.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nccanet.org
  • National Child Support Enforcement Association (NCSEA)

    The National Child Support Enforcement Association serves child support professionals, agencies, and strategic partners worldwide through professional development, communications, public awareness, and advocacy to enhance the financial, medical and emotional support that parents provide for their children.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ncsea.org/
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

    The National Committee for Quality Assurance is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. Since its founding in 1990, NCQA has been a central figure in driving improvement throughout the health care system, helping to elevate the issue of health care quality to the top of the national agenda.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ncqa.org
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ)

    The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges is an association of the Bankruptcy Judges of the United States which has several purposes: to provide continuing legal education to judges, lawyers and other involved professionals, to promote cooperation among the Bankruptcy Judges, to secure a greater degree of quality and uniformity in the administration of the Bankruptcy system and to improve the practice of law in the Bankruptcy Courts of the United States.
    Association Link:
    http://ncbj.site-ym.com
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Clerks (NCBC)

    The NCBC was formed in 1980 to serve the professional needs of the newly created position of Clerk of Court for the United States Bankruptcy Courts. Initial membership was only open to appointed Clerks of Court, but was later expanded to include deputy clerks, as well as others interested in the bankruptcy community.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ncbcweb.com/home
  • National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS)

    Founded in 1969, the National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) is organized to study, enhance, and promote the political aspirations of people of African descent in the United States and throughout the world. It aims to contribute to the resolution of the many challenges that black people confront. Our organization promotes research in and critical analysis of topics usually overlooked and/or marginalized in political science scholarship. We believe that our scholarship must address wide-ranging “real world” issues and not the narrow, and often manufactured, concerns of the discipline.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ncobps.org
  • National Correctional Industries Association (NCIA)

    The National Correctional Industries Association (NCIA) is an international nonprofit professional association whose members represent all 50 state correctional industry agencies, Federal Prison Industries, foreign correctional industry agencies and city/county jail industry programs. Private sector companies that work in partnership with correctional industries both as suppliers/vendors and as partners in apprenticeship and work programs are also members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nationalcia.org/
  • National Council of County Association Executives (NACCAE)

  • National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ)

    The mission of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is to provide all judges, courts, and related agencies involved with juvenile, family, and domestic violence cases with the knowledge and skills to improve the lives of the families and children who seek justice.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ncjfcj.org
  • National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)

    The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) provides an educational forum for family researchers, educators, and practitioners to share in the development and dissemination of knowledge about families and family relationships, establishes professional standards, and works to promote family well-being.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.ncfr.org
  • National Council on Public History (NCPH)

    The National Council on Public History (NCPH) is a membership association dedicated to making the past useful in the present and to encouraging collaboration between historians and their public.
    Association Link:
    http://ncph.org
  • National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)

    The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) promotes excellence among those who capture and convert the spoken word to text and is committed to supporting every member in achieving the highest level of professional expertise. NCRA is internationally recognized as the premier educational and informational resource for its members and the public. Through its actively involved membership, the association impacts legislative issues and the global marketplace. NCRA's certification programs provide members opportunities for success and recognition.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Mentorships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.ncraonline.org
  • National District Attorneys Association (NDAA)

    The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) was formed in 1950 by local prosecutors to give a focal point to advance their causes and issues at the national level. NDAA representatives regularly meet with the Department of Justice, members of Congress and other national associations to represent the views of prosecutors to influence federal and national policies and programs that affect law enforcement and prosecution.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ndaa.org/
  • National Elder Law Foundation (NELF)

    The National Elder Law Foundation -- the only national certifying program for elder law and special needs attorneys. Beginning in 1994, the National Elder Law Foundation certified its first batch of examinees as Certified Elder Law Attorneys. There are now over 400 CELAs practicing in almost every state and in most major cities in the country. The special needs and elder law practice continues to grow, and the number of CELAs will grow as well.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nelf.org/
  • National Eligibility Workers Association (NEW)

    The mission of the National Eligibility Workers Association (Professional Associated through Human Services) is to strive to identify and address the information and training needs of the membership and to promote excellence in the development, administration and delivery of human service programs.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nationalnew.org/
  • National Eligibility Workers Association (NEW: PATHS), California State Chapter

    The California State Chapter of the National Eligibility Workers Association, as a professional and educational organization, has the role of establishing standards of ethical conduct for Eligibility professionals in California. This organization represents the combined professional judgments of all its members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calnew.com/
  • National Emergency Management Association (NEMA)

    The National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) association dedicated to enhancing public safety by improving the nation's ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from all emergencies, disasters, and threats to our nation's security. NEMA is the professional association of and for emergency management directors from all 50 states, eight U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. NEMA provides national leadership and expertise in comprehensive emergency management; serves as a vital emergency management information and assistance resource; and advances continuous improvement in emergency management through strategic partnerships, innovative programs, and collaborative policy position.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nemaweb.org
  • National Emergency Number Association (NENA)

    The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) serves its members and the greater public safety community as the only professional organization solely focused on 9-1-1 policy, technology, operations, and education issues. With more than 7,000 members in 48 chapters across the United States and around the globe, NENA promotes the implementation and awareness of 9-1-1, as well as international three-digit emergency communications systems.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nena.org/
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)

    http://www.nela.org/
    Association Link:
  • National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFBC)

    The National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB) is a national alliance of stations, producers and others committed to community radio. NFCB advocates for the national public policy, funding, recognition and resources on behalf of its memberships, while providing services to empower and strengthen community broadcasters through the core values of localism, diversity and public service.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nfcb.org/
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

    National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is the world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety. NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://nfpa.org
  • National Ground Water Association (NGWA)

    The National Ground Water Association is the hallmark organization for anyone affiliated with the groundwater industry. A nonprofit organization, NGWA is composed of U.S. and international groundwater professionals — contractors, scientists and engineers, equipment manufacturers, and suppliers. Their purpose is to provide guidance to members, government representatives, and the public for sound scientific, economic, and beneficial development, protection, and management of the world's groundwater resources.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.ngwa.org
  • National Guard Association of California (NGAC)

    The National Guard Association of United States (NGAUS). NGAUS is committed to serving the needs and interests of National Guard members. NGAC is a California Association for both officers and enlisted personnel. In addition to providing information about the National Guard, this professional organization can enhance professional development and provide many networking opportunities.
    Association Link:
    https://www.ngac.org
  • National Information Officers Association (NIOA)

    The National Information Officers Association (NIOA) exists to serve the needs of the professional information officer through education, professional networking and ongoing training opportunities.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nioa.org
  • National Italian American Bar Association (NIABA)

    The National Italian American Bar Association (NIABA) exists for the purpose of advancing the interests of the Italian-American legal community and to improve the administration of justice. In doing so, we are uniquely connected to our heralded, unparalleled cultural history. This allows our members – including judges, law professors, law students, private and public sector attorneys – to network professionally and fraternally so as to create and nourish new and continuing life-long relationships, and pursuit of our common cause. In doing so, we celebrate our achievements and successes that continue to significantly weave the making of the American fabric.
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.niaba.org/
  • National Latino Peace Officers Association (NLPOA)

    The National Latino Peace Officers Association (NLPOA) was founded in the early 1970's and has become one of the largest Latino Officer Association in America, with NLPOA Chapters across the Nation. The goal of the National Latino Peace Officers Association is to promote equality and professionalism in law enforcement. The objectives of the organization are to create a fraternal/professional Association that provides its members and members of the community with career training; conferences and workshops to promote education and career advancement; mentoring; and a strong commitment to community service.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Mentorships
    Association Link:
    http://nipoa.com
  • National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA)

    National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA), founded in 1911, is America’s oldest and largest nonprofit association devoted to excellence in the delivery of legal services to those who cannot afford counsel. For 100 years, NLADA has pioneered access to justice at the national, state and local level.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nlada.org
  • National Native American Bar Association (NNABA)

    Founded in 1973 the National Native American Bar Association (NNABA) shares many of the same goals of diversity and increased understanding of our communities’ unique cultural and legal issues with minority bar associations. However, most of lawyers are both U.S. citizens and citizens of their respective Tribal nations. Members also share the communal responsibility, either directly or indirectly, of protecting the governmental sovereignty of the more than 560 independent Native American Tribal governments in the United States.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.nativeamericanbar.org/
  • National Native American Law Students Association (NNALSA)

    The National Native American Law Students Association was founded in 1970 to promote the study of Federal Indian Law, Tribal Law and traditional forms of governance, and to support Native Americans in law school. We strive to reach out to Native communities and encourage Native People to pursue legal education. We also strive to educate the legal community about Native issues.
    Association Link:
    http://nationalnalsa.org/
  • National Notary Association (NNA)

    The National Notary Association (NNA), founded in 1957, is the leading authority on the American Notary Public office and recognized nationally and internationally as the preeminent educator and promulgator of ethical best practices for U.S. Notaries.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nationalnotary.org
  • National Organization for Human Services (NOHS)

    The goal of the National Humans Services Association is to transform individuals and communitites through human services.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nationalhumanservices.org
  • National Organization of Hispanics in Criminal Justice (NOHCJ)

    The National Organization of Hispanics in Criminal Justice (NOHCJ) was chartered as a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting high professional standards for criminal justice agencies and criminal justice personnel. The keystone of NOHCJ is to foster an interchange of information and training between professionals in law enforcement, the courts, corrections, and interested citizens.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nohcj.org/
  • National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS)

    The National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS) provides professional development and technical assistance and promotes best practices and standards to the field of juvenile justice and delinquency prevention to positively impact youth, families and communities.
    Association Link:
    http://npjs.org
  • National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA)

    The National Recreation and Parks Association, (NRPA) is the leading advocacy organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks and recreation opportunities. Founded in 1965 through the merger of 5 national organizations dedicated to the same cause, NRPA has grown over the years - in total membership, in outreach efforts, in building partnerships, and in serving as the voice and defender of parks and recreation.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.nrpa.org
  • National Roadside Vegetation Management Association (NRVMA)

    The National Roadside Vegetation Management Association (NRVMA) is an educational, non-profit organization dedicated to providing expertise, solutions and networking opportunities to personnel involved in integrated roadside vegetation management. We are a network of federal, state, county, city, university and industry personnel, all working towards safe, beautiful roadsides. NRVMA was established to bring together personnel interested and involved in integrated roadside vegetation management through employment, research, education, regulation, contracting, manufacturing or merchandise.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nrvma.org/
  • National Safety Management Society (NSMS)

    The National Safety Management Society purpose is to promote the advancement of the safety/loss control function through the application of management principles.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nsms.us
  • National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA)

    Chartered in 1940, the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) is a professional association dedicated to serving the Office of Sheriff and its affiliates through police education, police training, and general law enforcement information resources. NSA represents thousands of sheriffs, deputies and other law enforcement, public safety professionals, and concerned citizens nationwide. Through the years, NSA has provided programs for Sheriffs, their deputies, chiefs of police, and others in the field of criminal justice to perform their jobs in the best possible manner and to better serve the people of their cities, counties or jurisdictions.
    Association Link:
    http://www.sheriffs.org/
  • Network for Social Work Management (NSWM)

    The Network is the only professional association in the United States dedicated to improving the quality of organizations by equipping managers to become effective, “people-centered” leaders, through the Annual Management Institute and our Human Services Management Competencies.
    Association Link:
    https://socialworkmanager.org
  • North American Association of Wardens & Superintendents (NAAWS)

    The North American Association of Wardens & Superintendents (NAAWS) is committed to setting goals and achieving results that make a difference when it comes to jail and prison operations. This is achieved through communications, networking, training, and recognition.
    Association Link:
    http://naaws.corrections.com/
  • Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC)

    The Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) was incorporated in 1953 as a professional federation of local and state law enforcement associations. PORAC was formed by peace officers for peace officers. From its inception, PORAC’s objectives have always been the economic, professional and social welfare of law enforcement.
    Association Link:
    http://www.porac.org
  • Population Association of America (PAA)

    PAA is a non-profit, scientific, professional organization that promotes research on population issues.
    Association Link:
    http://www.populationassociation.org
  • Product Safety Engineering Society (IEEE)

    The mission of the Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES) is to serve the product safety and regulatory profession and the public, by fostering the development and facilitation of the exchange of knowledge in the disciplines of product safety and compliance engineering (PS&CE), as detailed in the PSES’s field of interest (FOI), and promote scientific, literary, educational and professional aspects thereof, that benefit members, the profession and humanity.
    Association Link:
    http://ewh.ieee.org/
  • Professional Fiduciary Association of California (PFAC)

    The Professional Fiduciary Association of California(PFAC) is committed to provide information to the membership on economic, social and political developments likely to affect the professional fiduciary; to provide continuing education and promote minimum standards in the administration of conservatorships, guardianships, trusts, estates and durable powers of attorney; to build and maintain awareness of this assocation among families, attorneys, probate courts officials, various city and county agencies, and among present and potential fiduciaries; to provide advocacy with the state legislature; and to cooperate with the courts of this state.
    Association Link:
    http://www.pfac-pro.org
  • Professional Investigators of California (PICA)

    The Professional Investigators of California's (PICA) main object and purpose is to promote and maintain the highest ethical practices in the profession of Private Investigator; to perpetuate a spirit of cooperation among it members and the general public; to establish and further a mutual feeling of trust, goodwill and friendship among professionals throughout the industry; to advance the profession with continuing education; and, to articulate and advocate the needs, interests and benefits of the profession before the media, and before the legislative, administrative, and judicial branches of local, state and federal governments.
    Association Link:
    http://www.pica-association.org
  • Property Records Industry Association (PRIA)

    Property Records Industry Association (PRIA) provides a forum for the identification, research, discussion, development, drafting and implementation of national standards, best practices and new technology solutions to promote the integrity of the public records system, the efficiency of industry operations and the effectiveness of interfaces between the two.
    Association Link:
    http://www.pria.us
  • Public Radio International (PRI)

    Public Radio International's mission is to serve audiences as a distinctive content source for information, insights and cultural experiences essential to living in our diverse, interconnected world. They invite listeners to hear a different voice with content that provides unique perspectives on our interdependent world.
    Association Link:
    http://www.pri.org/
  • Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI)

    Founded over 20 years ago, Public Radio News Directors Incorporated was formed as a non-profit professional association that exists to improve local news and information programming by serving public radio journalists.
    Association Link:
    http://www.prndi.org/
  • Public Radio Program Directors Association (PRPD)

    The Public Radio Programming Directors Association (PRPD) has a mission to be the public media's principal advocate for the content on radio and all other platforms. PRPD exists to support the role of programmers play in providing the highest level of service to their audience. It leads, trains and provides resources to program directors, content managers and other programming decision makers including station staff and producers.
    Association Link:
    http://www.prpd.org/
  • Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA), California Chapter

    The Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA), largest risk management association dedicated solely to the practice of risk management in the public sector. PRIMA’s membership is made up of more than 2,000 entities in over 1,800 jurisdictions.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calprima.org
  • Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS)

    The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the largest global organization of and for those involved with the regulation of healthcare and related products, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics and nutritional products. Founded in 1976, RAPS helped establish the regulatory profession and continues to actively support the professional and lead the profession as a neutral, non-lobbying nonprofit organization.
    Association Link:
    http://www.raps.org
  • Reliability Society (IEEE)

    The Reliability Society provides a professional home for Specialty Engineering communities or disciplines covering not only Reliability Engineering, but also Integrity, System Safety, Prognostics and Health Management (PHM) Testability, System Security, Human System Interface (HSI), Human Factors (HF), Maintainability, and Supportability Engineering disciplines, Software Engineering with a focus on trust, system security, privacy and cyber-security. Reliability is a design engineering discipline which applies scientific knowledge to assure a product will perform its intended function for the required duration within a given environment. This includes designing in the ability to maintain, test, and support the product throughout its total life cycle. Reliability is best described as product performance over time. This is accomplished concurrently with other design disciplines by contributing to the selection of the system architecture, materials, processes, and components -- both software and hardware; followed by verifying the selections made by thorough analysis and test.
    Association Link:
    http://rs.ieee.org/
  • Rural Sociological Society (RSS)

    The RSS is a professional social science association that promotes the generation, application, and dissemination of sociological knowledge. The Society seeks to enhance the quality of rural life, communities, and the environment. This website is intended to serve all those interested in rural people and places.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ruralsociology.org
  • Security Analysis and Risk Management Association (SARMA)

    The Security Analysis and Risk Management Association (SARMA) is a non-profit professional trade association serving those responsible for analyzing and managing security risks to systems, structures, operations and information systems from man-made threats.
    Association Link:
    http://sarma.org
  • Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA)

    The Society for Applied Anthropology aspires to promote the integration of anthropological perspectives and methods in solving human problems throughout the world; to advocate for fair and just public policy based upon sound research; to promote public recognition of anthropology as a profession; and to support the continuing professionalization of the field.
    Association Link:
    http://www.sfaa.net
  • Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)

    For more than 60 years, the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) has served as an independent professional association represented by a diverse membership of nearly 4,000 health education professionals and students throughout the United States and 25 international countries. The organization promotes healthy behaviors, healthy communities, and healthy environments through its membership, its network of local chapters, and its numerous partnerships with other organizations. SOPHE members work in elementary/secondary schools, universities, voluntary organizations, health care settings, worksites, and local/state/federal government agencies.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    Association Link:
    http://www.sophe.org/
  • Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

    The Society for Risk Analysis is a multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, scholarly, international society that provides an open forum for all those who are interested in risk analysis.
    Association Link:
    http://www.sra.org
  • Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)

    The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) purpose is to promote and protect sociological research and teaching on significant problems of social life and, particularly, to encourage the work of young sociologists; to stimulate the application of scientific method and theory to the study of vital social problems; to encourage problem-centered social research; to foster cooperative relations among persons and organizations engaged in the application of scientific sociological findings to the formulation of social policies; to foster higher quality of life, social welfare, and positive social relations in society and the global community and to undertake any activity related thereto or necessary or desirable for the accomplishment of the foregoing purposes.
    Association Link:
    http://www.sssp1.org
  • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

    The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), the premier professional military engineering association in the United States, unites architecture, engineering, construction (A/E/C), facility management and environmental entities and individuals in the public and private sectors to prepare for—and overcome—natural and manmade disasters, and to improve security at home and abroad.
    Association Link:
    http://www.same.org
  • Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals (SOCAP)

    The Society of Consumer Affairs Professional International, the Global Community of Relationship Experts, is committed to connecting it's members to the essential professional tools and networking opportunities to make members and their organizations more successful.
    Association Link:
    http://www.socap.org
  • Society of Government Travel Professionals (SGTP)

    The Society is dedicated to collaboration between Government Travel Managers and Travel Industry Suppliers to facilitate the combined needs both groups as the travel environment evolves. It creates an environment that allows for collaboration within the travel community and focuses on current travel solutions that are being implemented and further developed.
    Association Link:
    http://www.sgtp.org/
  • Society of Police Futurists International (PFI)

    The Society of Police Futurists International (PFI) is an organization of law enforcement practitioners,educators, researchers, private security specialists, technology experts and other professionals dedicated to improving criminal and social justice through the professionalization of policing. Futures Research (long-range planning and forecasting) is the pivotal discipline that constitutes the philosophical underpinnings of PFI. The tools and techniques of this field are applied in order to more accurately anticipate and prepare for the evolution of law enforcement ten, twenty, and even fifty years into the future. Futures Research offers both philosophical and methodological tools to analyze, forecast, and plan in ways rarely seen in policing in the past. The strength of PFI lies in the participation of it's members as they engage in dialogue and collaborate on research on the future of the policing profession.
    Association Link:
    http://www.policefuturists.org
  • Society of Toxicology (SOT)

    The Society of Toxicology (SOT) is a professional and scholarly organization of scientists from academic institutions, government, and industry representing the great variety of scientists who practice toxicology in the US and abroad. SOT is committed to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing the science of toxicology.
    Association Link:
    http://www.toxicology.org
  • Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), Southern California

    For nearly 50 years, the Solid Waste Association of North America has been the leading professional association in the solid waste field. Our association serves municipal solid waste professionals throughout North America with conferences, certifications, publications, and technical training courses.
    Association Link:
    http://www.socalswana.org
  • Southern California Association for Healthcare Development (SCAHD)

    The Southern California Association for Healthcare Development is a not-for-profit organization for healthcare and hospital development professionals in Southern California. SCAHD, working in cooperation with the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), is dedicated to preserving and improving the high professional standards of its members. SCAHD keeps abreast of current healthcare associations by providing comprehensive educational programs and resources for professional career development, trends and challenges for both its members and healthcare associations.
    Association Link:
    http://www.scahd.com/
  • Southern California Association of Fingerprint Officers (SCAFO)

    Southern California Association of Fingerprint Officers (SCAFO) is a nonprofit organization of professionals representing all of the forensic disciplines. The organization was formed in 1937 and has since grown to national and international renown.
    Association Link:
    http://www.scafo.org
  • Southwestern Political Science Association (SWPSA)

    The Southwestern Political Science Association is an affiliate of the Southwestern Social Science Association (SSSA). The SSSA also has affiliates in economics, history, international affairs, sociology, social work, and a women's caucus. The SSSA is the largest interdisciplinary professional organization in the social sciences, and accordingly has national stature and a national reputation. The journal of the Southwestern Political Science Association is the Social Science Quarterly.
    Association Link:
    http://www.swpsa.org/
  • Transportation Safety Advancement Group (TSAG)

    The Transportation Safety Advancement Group (TSAG) is an assembly of multi-discipline professionals sharing a common concern for transportation and public safety. TSAG serves as a forum for providing technologies for public safety input and guidance to the US Department of Transportation, ITS Joint Program Office. TSAG members are dedicated to enhancing traveler safety on the nation’s roadways through the application of advanced technologies and the promotion of inter-discipline and inter-agency cooperation.
    Association Link:
    http://www.tsag-its.org
  • United Application Standards Group (UASG)

    Established in 1999 by leaders in the installation community, the United Application Standards Group (UASG) distinguished itself as being the first organization of its kind to require companies to meet a varied criteria to become members. The criteria include a high level of professionalism, a proven track record, and a high level of hands-on installation skill. The association's mission is to provide a forum for professional development and growth of graphic installation companies.
    Association Link:
    http://www.uasg.org/
  • United States Court Reporter Association (USCRA)

    The United States Court Reporters Association is the national representative for the federal court reporting profession. The Association is committed to promoting and maintaining the highest standards of verbatim reporting, quality services, professional ethics, fidelity to the ideals of the judicial system, and advocating continuing education as well as the utilization of state-of-the-art technologies.
    Association Link:
    http://www.uscra.org
  • United Trustees Association (UTA)

    Since 1968, the United Trustees Association (UTA) has been the source for information, expertise, continuing education and opinion on trustee issues and practices. UTA Members are always current on relevant case law.
    Association Link:
    http://www.unitedtrustees.com
  • Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association (VEWAA)

    The Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association represents the interests and needs of human service professionals who work with people in support of their endeavors in training, employment, and education to enhance successful attainment of career goals. VEWAA is comprised of rehabilitation and education professionals who provide services to individuals who often need assistance with vocational development and career decision making. Individual members provide services within a variety of settings such as community rehabilitation programs, state rehabilitation agencies, One-Stop Centers, schools and job training programs, and business/industry. They may have titles of career assessment professional, vocational evaluator, work adjustment specialist, assistive technology practitioner, transition specialist, employment specialist or other titles of professionals that help persons with disabilities reach successful employment and realize personal goals.
    Association Link:
    http://www.vewaa.com/
  • Volunteer Match

    VolunteerMatch is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect. They offer a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer, and corporate leaders committed to civic engagement. Since 1998 they have grown to become the most popular volunteer resource on the Web.
    Association Link:
    http://www.volunteermatch.org
  • Waste Equipment Technology Association (WASTEC)

    Waste Equipment Technology Association (WASTEC) is a non-profit association, has been addressing the interests and issues of the waste equipment industry for over 40 years. From manufacturers to distributor to consultants to ANSI standards, WASTEC represents and helps develop every segment of the business.
    Association Link:
    http://www.environmental-expert.com
  • Western Association of Chamber Executives (WACE)

    The Western Association of Chamber Executives (W.A.C.E.) is the premier organization for education and professional development for chamber executives and staff. W.A.C.E. now represents over 700 chamber professionals in 15 Western states and Canada.
    Association Link:
    http://waceonline.org
  • Western Political Science Association (WPSA)

    Founded in 1948, the Western Political Science Association is an association of more than 1350 political scientists. The WPSA is headquartered at Portland State University. The purpose of the Association is to promote the study and teaching of government and politics, to foster research and to facilitate the discussion of public affairs.
    Association Link:
    http://wpsa.research.pdx.edu/
  • Women in Defense (WID)

    Women In Defense(WID), a National Security Organization, cultivates and supports the advancement and recognition of women in all aspects of national security. WID was established to provide women a formal environment for professional growth through networking, education, and career development. Women In Defense is an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), which represents all facets of the defense and technology industrial base and serves all military services. This affiliation gives WID members a source for defense industry information, increased networking opportunities and professional contacts, and an expanded scope of informative programs.
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.ndia.org
  • Women in Government Relations (WGR)

    Women in Government Relations (WGR) is committed to the advancement and empowerment of women at all career levels of government relations. By offering leadership opportunities, mentoring, partnerships, networking and educational programming, WGR cultivates our members’ personal and professional growth.
    Association Link:
    http://www.wgr.org