Associations

  • Advanced Transit Association (ATRA)

    The Advanced Transit Association (ATRA) is an international association of active and retired transportation professionals, engineers, architects, urban planners, students, educators, and enthusiasts that promote the consideration of advanced transit options. ATRA is a diverse group of people brought together by the common realization that the transportation systems of the past can not meet the transportation needs of the future, or even the present. As non-profit corporation, ATRA’s purpose is to encourage the development and deployment of advanced transportation systems that will benefit society. Membership is open to anyone who is willing to take a fresh look at new ways to meet mobility needs.
    Association Link:
    http://www.advancedtransit.org/
  • Aero Club of Southern California (ACSC)

    The Aero Club of Southern California (ACSC) traces its roots to the mid-1920s, when it was formed as the local chapter of the National Aeronautic Association. Membership in ACSC today is open to everyone who has an interest in aviation and space: history, air and space technology, new developments, education, research, manufacturing, military flying, general aviation, commercial air transport and every other aspect of flight. Everyone who joins the ACSC also becomes a member of the National Aeronautic Association, based in Washington, D.C., which is in turn the U.S. affiliate of the worldwide Federation Aeronautique Internationale, headquartered in Paris. The NAA and the FAI are the official certification agencies for all types of records set in aviation, from balloon flights to airplane records for speed, altitude or endurance.
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.aeroclubsocal.org
  • Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA)

    The Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) is the only association devoted to the unique needs of the $58 billion worldwide civil aviation maintenance industry. The Association is dedicated to helping its more than 400 member companies run their operations more efficiently and effectively, while continuing to ensure the safety of aircraft worldwide.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Internships
    Association Link:
    http://arsa.org
  • Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA)

    The Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA) is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes. It is the largest, most-representative professional membership organization in the fields of aerospace medicine and human performance. AsMA is an umbrella group providing a forum for many different disciplines to come together and share their expertise for the benefit of all persons involved in air and space travel. The Association has provided its expertise to a multitude of Federal and international agencies on a broad range of issues, including aviation and space medical standards, the aging pilot, and physiological stresses of flight. AsMA's membership includes aerospace medicine specialists, flight nurses, physiologists, psychologists, human factors specialists, physician assistants, and researchers in this field. Most are with industry, civil aviation regulatory agencies, departments of defense and military services, the airlines, space programs, and universities. Approximately 30% of the membership originates from outside the USA. Through the efforts of the AsMA members, safety in flight and man's overall adaptation to adverse environments have been more nearly achieved. The Aerospace Medical Association is an umbrella group providing a forum for many different disciplines to come together and share their expertise. The Association has provided its expertise to a multitude of Federal and international agencies on a broad range of issues including aviation and space medical standards, the aging pilot, and physiological stresses of flight. AsMA's membership includes aerospace medicine specialists, flight nurses, physiologists, psychologists, human factors specialists, and researchers in this field. Most are with industry, civil aviation regulatory agencies, departments of defense and military services, the airlines, space programs, and universities. Approximately 25% of the membership is international.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.asma.org
  • Air Medical Operators Association (AMOA)

    The Air Medical Operators Association (AMOA) is a non-profit association representing Part 135 Certificate Holders engaged in emergency medical services. AMOA was officially incorporated in February 2009, but many members initially joined in 2000 as the EMS Executive Operators Forum. The mission of AMOA is to ensure safe air medical transportation through a voluntary landmark commitment by the industry to leverage best safety practices, implement available technologies, and follow stringent procedures guiding flight decisions
    Association Link:
    http://airmedicaloperators.com
  • Air Medical Physician Association (AMPA)

    The Air Medical Physician Association (AMPA) is the largest professional organization of physicians dedicated to rotor wing (helicopter), fixed wing (airplane) and critical care ground transport. With over 400 members nationally and internationally the Association represents extensive expertise in the field of medical transport. Members represent many medical specialties including Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and various Surgical Subspecialties. The Air Medical Physician Association is an international organization committed to patient-focused, quality critical care transport medicine by promoting excellence in medical direction, research, education, safety, leadership and collaboration.
    Association Link:
    https://ampa.org
  • Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association (ASTNA)

    The Association of Air & Surface Transport Nurses (ASTNA) is the dominant and leading body representing transport nurses across the globe. ASTNA is a nonprofit member organization whose mission is to advance the practice of transport nursing and enhance the quality of patient care through commitment to safety and education.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.astna.org/
  • Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA)

    An independent, non-profit organization, ATCA is dedicated to the following objectives: Promoting, maintaining and enhancing the stature and well being of the Air Traffic Control profession and the aviation community. Developing and disseminating knowledge of the control of air traffic in all its phases and applications.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.atca.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
  • Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

    Founded in 1957, the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) represents more than 1,300 aviation businesses, including repair stations that specialize in maintenance, repair and installation of avionics and electronic systems in general aviation aircraft. AEA membership also includes instruments facilities, manufacturers of avionics equipment, instrument manufacturers, airframe manufacturers, test equipment manufacturers, major distributors, and educational institutions.
    Currently Available:
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.aea.net
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)

    With a membership base of more than 400,000 pilots and aviation enthusiasts in the United States, AOPA is the largest, most influential aviation association in the world. AOPA has achieved its prominent position through effective advocacy, enlightened leadership, technical competence, and hard work. Providing member services that range from representation at the federal, state, and local levels to legal services, advice, and other assistance, AOPA has built a service organization that far exceeds any other in the aviation community.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.aopa.org
  • Aircraft Maintenance Professionals Society (AMT Society)

    The Aircraft Maintenance Professionals Society (AMTSociety) was formed in 2005 to provide a community for the aircraft maintenance industry. The association's goal is to actively promote and protect the professional aircraft maintenance technician's craft and profession, enhance the future of the profession and to provide resources and benefits to members. Currently there are approximately 2,500 including technicians, maintenance managers and directors, engineers, students, instructors, and more.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.amtsociety.org
  • Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Working Group (ARFFWG)

    The Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Working Group (ARFFWG) is a non-profit international organization dedicated to the sharing of Aircraft Rescue &Fire Fighting (ARFF) information between airport firefighters, municipal fire departments, and all others concerned with aircraft fire fighting. Membership participation is from around the world,
    Association Link:
    http://www.arffwg.org
  • Airline Dispatchers Federation (ADF)

    The Airline Dispatchers Federation is the only national organization representing the professional interests of the dispatch profession. ADF's constituency is comprised of licensed aircraft dispatchers and operational control professionals from 100 aerospace companies including every major U.S. airline. ADF's membership at the end of 2009 stood at 1500 members. It has been estimated that approximate 92% of airline passengers traveling each day in the United States, do so under the watchful eye of ADF members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.dispatcher.org
  • Airline Pilots Association International (ALPA)

    The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) is the largest airline pilot union in the world and represents more than 53,000 pilots at 39 U.S. and Canadian airlines. Founded in 1931, the Association is chartered by the AFL-CIO and the Canadian Labour Congress. Known internationally as US-ALPA, it is a member of the International Federation of Air Line Pilot Associations.
    Association Link:
    http://www.alpa.org
  • Airlines for America (A4A)

    Founded in 1936, the Air Transport Association of America, Inc. (ATA) is the nation's oldest and largest airline trade association. The association's fundamental purpose is to foster a business and regulatory environment that ensures safe and secure air transportation and enables U.S. airlines to flourish, stimulating economic growth locally, nationally and internationally.
    Association Link:
    http://www.airlines.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
  • AirVenture (EAA)

    For 51 weeks a year, EAA is an international community of more than 160,000 members that nurtures the spirit of flight through a worldwide network of chapters, outreach programs, and other events. But for one week each summer, EAA members and aviation enthusiasts totaling more than 500,000 from more than 60 countries attend EAA AirVenture at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where they rekindle friendships and celebrate the past, present and future in the world of flight.
    Association Link:
    http://www.airventure.org
  • American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

    Founded in 1928, the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is the world's largest professional organization for airport executives, representing thousands of airport management personnel at public-use commercial and general aviation airports.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.aaae.org
  • American Association of Airport Executives, Southwest Chapter (SWAAAE)

    Since its founding in 1947, the purpose of the American Association of Airport Executives has been to bring together all persons representing public use airports as well as persons interested in and working for the benefit of aviation.
    Association Link:
    http://www.swaaae.org/
  • American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA)

    The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization developing model programs in motor vehicle administration, law enforcement and highway safety. The association also serves as an information clearinghouse in these areas, and acts as the international spokesman for these interests.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aamva.org
  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    The American Association of State Highway and Transportations Officials (AASHTO) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing highway and transportation departments in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It represents all five transportation modes: air, highways, public transportation, rail, and water. Its primary goal is to foster the development, operation, and maintenance of an integrated national transportation system. As the voice of transportation, AASHTO works to educate the public and key decision makers about the critical role that transportation plays in securing a good quality of life and sound economy for our nation.
    Association Link:
    http://www.transportation.org
  • American Astronautical Society (AAS)

    Formed in 1954, the American Astronautical Society (AAS) is the premier independent scientific and technical group in the United States exclusively dedicated to the advancement of space science and exploration.
    Association Link:
    http://www.astronautical.org
  • American Astronomical Society (AAS)

    The American Astronomical Society (AAS), established 1899, is the major organization of professional astronomers in North America. The membership also includes physicists, mathematicians, geologists, engineers and others whose research interests lie within the broad spectrum of subjects now comprising contemporary astronomy.
    Association Link:
    http://aas.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 Helicopter Society International (AHS)

    The American Helicopter Society (AHS) International is the world’s oldest and largest professional society dedicated to enhancing the understanding of vertical flight technology. Since it was founded in 1943 – just as the first US helicopter was being put into service – the Society has been the primary forum for interchange of information on vertical flight technology.
    Association Link:
    http://www.vtol.org
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

    The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) addresses the needs of engineers, scientists and allied professionals who conceive, design, develop, test, construct, and operate air and space vehicles, their associated systems and subsystems, as well as the educators who train the professionals, researchers who continuously renew the technology, managers who lead their efforts and innovators who bring forth new concepts.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aiaa.org
  • American Motorcycle Association (AMA)

    The mission of the American Motorcyclist Association is to promote the motorcycling lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling.
    Association Link:
    http://www.americanmotorcyclist.com
  • 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.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.apta.com
  • American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)

    Established in 1902, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) is the oldest and most respected national transportation construction-related association. Their mission is simple: they are a federation whose primary goal is to aggressively grow and protect transportation infrastructure investment to meet the public and business demand for safe and efficient travel.
    Association Link:
    http://www.artba.org
  • American Society of Transportation and Logistics (ASTL)

    ASTL is a professional organization founded in 1946 by a group of industry leaders to insure a high level of professionalism and promote continuing education in the field of transportation and logistics. ASTL's mission is to facilitate education and certification in the fields of transportation, logistics, and supply chain management. ASTL's membership of shippers, carriers, educators, students, consultants and third-party logistics individuals are dedicated to continuing education and are committed to raising the professional standards in the industry.
    Association Link:
    http://www.astl.org
  • American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA)

    The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) is the world's largest association of travel professionals. Members include travel agents and the companies whose products they sell such as tours, cruises, hotels, car rentals, etc. ASTA is the leading advocate for travel agents, the travel industry and the traveling public.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.asta.org
  • American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA)

    The American Traffic Safety Services Association is an international trade association. Since 1969, ATSSA has represented companies and individuals in the traffic control and roadway safety industry. Over 1,600 ATSSA members provide the majority of features, services and devices used to make our nation's roadways safer. These include pavement markings, road signs, work zone traffic control devices, guardrail, and other roadside safety features.
    Association Link:
    http://www.atssa.com
  • American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)

    The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), a well-known leader in transportation-related research, is an organization whose hallmark is innovative thinking, critical analysis and uncompromised excellence. As part of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Federation, ATRI benefits from the broad support of the ATA and its members. The ATA represents over 35,000 motor carriers through the affiliated trucking associations in 50 states. As a result of ATRI’s prominence within the trucking industry, state and federal agencies turn to ATRI for trucking-related research, particularly when industry insight and cooperation is essential to the success of the project.
    Association Link:
    http://www.atri-online.org
  • American Trucking Associations (ATA)

    The American Trucking Association has been representing the interests of the trucking industries for 75 years. The association promotes safety and security, as well as the trucking industry's image, efficiency, competitiveness and profitability.
    Association Link:
    http://www.trucking.org
  • Association for Aviation Psychology (AAP)

    The Association for Aviation Psychology (AAP) is a non-profit professional organization, founded in 1964. Their purpose is to promote aviation psychology and related aerospace disciplines.
    Association Link:
    http://www.avpsych.org
  • Association for Global Logistics and Transportation (NDTA)

    The National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) is a non-political, non-profit educational association of government, military, and industry professionals dedicated to fostering a strong and efficient global transportation and distribution system in support of national security. NDTA promotes exchange on current matters of transportation, travel, distribution, logistics and security, allowing for knowledge sharing in a non-partisan, fair, and objective environment. Over 9,000 members around the world participate, and are able to discuss critical issues openly in a professional atmosphere consistent with the principles of government ethics and without commercial trade constraints.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ndtahq.com
  • Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM)

    The Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM) is a nonprofit organization formed for the purpose of championing women's professional growth and enrichment in the aviation maintenance fields by providing opportunities for sharing information and networking, education, fostering a sense of community and increasing public awareness of women in the industry.
    Association Link:
    http://www.awam.org
  • Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS)

    Established in 1980, the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) is an international trade association headquartered in the Washington, DC area. association that represents and advocates on behalf of their membership to enhance their ability to deliver quality, safe, and effective medical care and medical transportation for every patient in-need. AAMS is a dedicated team, committed to representing and advocating for the Air Medical and the Critical Care Ground Transport Industry and supporting members who proudly serve their communities throughout the United States and around the world. AAMS provides numerous professional development opportunities for members at a variety of local, national, and international events.
    Association Link:
    http://aams.org
  • Association of American Railroads (AAR)

    Operating over a 140,000 mile network stretching across the far reaches of North America, AAR members include the major freight railroads in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as Amtrak. Working with elected officials and leaders in Washington, D.C. on critical transportation and related issues, AAR ensures that the freight rail industry will continue to meet America’s transportation needs today and tomorrow.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aar.org
  • Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA)

    The primary purpose of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) is to serve as a common forum for the articulation of views on matters and issues of common interest to the Asia Pacific aviation industry.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aapairlines.org
  • Association of California Airports (ACA)

    The Association of California Airports or ACA represents both publicly- and privately-owned airports in the state of California and organizations and individuals working to foster, promote, and develop the air transportation system.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calairports.com
  • Association of Global Automakers

    The Association of Global Automakers has served as the voice of automobile manufacturers from around the world since 1961 under various names. Today, we represent the U.S. divisions of 15 motor vehicle manufacturers who produce 40 percent of all vehicles built in America and also account for 40 percent of total U.S. auto sales. The global perspective of AGA has led them to approach every issue collaboratively by working with industry leaders, legislators, regulators, and other stakeholders to create the kind of public policy that improves vehicle safety, encourages technological innovation, and protects the planet. Their goal is to foster an open and competitive automotive marketplace that encourages investment, job growth, and development of more vehicles that enhance Americans' quality of life.
    Association Link:
    http://www.globalautomakers.org
  • Association of Metropolitian Planning Organizations (AMPO)

    AMPO is a nonprofit, membership organization established in 1994 to serve the needs and interests of " metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs)" nationwide. Federal highway and transit statutes require, as a condition for spending federal highway or transit funds in urbanized areas, the designation of MPOs, which have responsibility for planning, programming and coordination of federal highway and transit investments.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ampo.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 Travel Marketing Executives (ATME)

    The Association of Travel Marketing Executives (ATME), established in 1980, is a non-profit, professional association made up of experienced and innovative travel industry marketers representing all segments including: airlines; hotels and resorts; cruise lines; tour operators; online travel companies and initiatives; CVB’s; local, state, and international tourist offices; car rental companies; technology and marketing solution providers (ad, marketing, pr agencies, database, crm companies); and media executives.
    Association Link:
    http://www.atme.org
  • Automotive Communication Council (ACC)

    The Automotive Communication Council (ACC) is a national, non-profit organization comprised of marketing professionals engaged in public relations, advertising, branding and other communication practices for automotive aftermarket companies. ACC provides a networking forum for the exchange of ideas, information and resources about issues, challenges and trends impacting companies and organizations throughout the aftermarket industry.
    Association Link:
    http://www.acc-online.org/
  • Automotive Engine Rebuilders Association (AERA)

    The Automotive Engine Rebuilders Association (AERA) is the preeminent technical resource and industry voice for internal combustion engine builders, re/manufacturers, machine shops, OEMs, suppliers and service providers worldwide.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aera.org
  • Automotive Service Association (ASA)

    "The Automotive Service Association (ASA) advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation and member services."
    Association Link:
    http://www.asashop.org
  • Automotive Services Councils of California (ASCCA)

    The ASCCA's mission statement is: "To Elevate and Unite Automotive Professionals, and Give Them Voice." The association promotes a strong code of ethics.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ascca.com/
  • Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC)

    The Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) was founded in 1984 as a non-profit organization designed to promote the advancement of training and professional development within the automotive service industry. Recently reorganized as a member of the ASE Industry Education Alliance, the ATMC continues to help members stay abreast of innovations in automotive training by facilitating interaction among its members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.atmc.org
  • Auxiliary-Powered Sailplane Association (ASA)

    ASA, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded to encourage the design, development and safe use of self-launching and sustainer engine sailplanes to advance the art of soaring by promoting participation in world, national, and regional championships, mutual exchange of safe flying procedures, servicing, repair and maintenance information, the establishment of Soaring Records, and the development of friendly relations between U.S. and foreign pilots who fly self-launching and sustainer engine sailplanes.
    Association Link:
    http://sites.google.com/site/motorgliders
  • Aviation Distributors and Manufacturers Association (ADMA)

    Formed in 1943, the Aviation Distributors and Manufacturers Association strives to further the development of the aviation marketplace through the services and products produced and distributed by members through awareness of the advantages of the aviation marketplace and the resulting benefits to the customer.
    Association Link:
    http://members.adma.org/adma
  • Aviation Insurance Association (AIA)

    The Aviation Insurance Association (AIA) is a not-for-profit association dedicated to expanding the knowledge of and promoting the general welfare of the aviation insurance industry through numerous educational programs and events. AIA welcomes members of all facets of the aviation insurance industry, including such professionals as: agents/brokers, claims professionals, underwriters, attorneys, associates and college students interested in the business.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aiaweb.org
  • Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA)

    Celebrating 20 years in the industry, the Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA), based in Washington, D.C., is a not-for-profit association, representing more than 490 global member companies that are positively shaping the aviation industry. Collectively, they lead critical logistics programs, purchasing efforts, and distribution of aircraft parts world-wide. Member companies include: distributors, suppliers, surplus sales organizations, repair stations, manufacturers, airlines, operators, and other companies that provide services to the aviation parts supply industry.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aviationsuppliers.org
  • Bikewalk – National Center for Bicycling & Walking (NCBW)

    The National Center for Bicycling & Walking (NCBW) is a resident program at Project for Public Spaces, Inc. NCBW was establishing in 1977, as the Bicycle Federation of America, Inc. NCBW's mission is to create bicycle-friendly and walkable communities.
    Association Link:
  • California Agricultural Aircraft Association (CAAA)

    The California Agricultural Aircraft Association (CAAA) is a non-profit association representing the professional aerial application industry in California. Their stated mission is to “Support individual and industry professionalism, promote ethical and safe standards of operation, and secure the future of agricultural aviation.”
    Association Link:
    http://www.caaa.net/
  • California Agricultural Aircraft Association (CAAA)

    The California Aircraft Association (CAAA) is a non-profit trade association representing the professional aerial application industry in California.Their stated mission is to "Support individual and industry professionalism, promote ethical and safe standards of operation, and secure the future of agricultural aviation."
    Currently Available:
    • Apprenticeships
    Association Link:
    http://www.caaa.net
  • 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 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 Autobody Association (CAA)

    The California Autobody Association (CAA) is a non-profit trade association comprised of over 1000 individual and independent businesses within the automobile collision repair industry. The mission of the California Autobody Association is to enable the auto body industry to survive and prosper by helping its members produce a quality repair for the consumer at a fair price for a fair profit.
    Currently Available:
    • Mentorships
    Association Link:
    http://www.calautobody.com
  • California Automotive Wholesalers Association (CAWA)

    The California Autobody Wholesalers Association (CAWA) is a non-profit trade association representing automotive aftermarket parts manufacturers, jobbers, warehouse distributors and retailers in California, Nevada, and Arizona. The Association was formed in 1955 and serves as the voice of the aftermarket parts industry in the West. CAWA prides itself on quality customer service to its members and the industry. The mission of CAWA is to provide communications, education, legislative and regulatory advocacy and group purchasing of services for its members while promoting the automotive aftermarket industry.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cawa.org
  • California Aviation Alliance (CAA)

    The mission of the California Aviation Alliance is to develop, enhance and protect aviation Interests in California. Representing California aviation interests through mutual support, shared resources and information.
    Association Link:
    http://www.californiaaviation.org
  • California Bus Association (CBA)

    Since 1969 the California Bus Association has given Motorcoach companies a venue to pursue excellence in the industry. Their dedicated members work together to provide information that assists all operators, large and small, in their daily business success.
    Association Link:
    http://www.cbabus.com/
  • California Construction Trucking Association (CCTA)

    Founded in 1941, the California Construction Trucking Association (CCTA) is the oldest, independent non-profit trucking association in the U.S. It is also the largest association of construction trucking firms in the U.S.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calcontrk.org
  • California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

    Caltrans manages more than 50,000 miles of California's highway and freeway lanes, provides inter-city rail services, permits more than 400 public-use airports and special-use hospital heliports, and works with local agencies. Caltrans carries out its mission of improving mobility across California with six primary programs: Aeronautics, Highway Transportation, Mass Transportation, Transportation Planning, Administration and the Equipment Service Center.
    Association Link:
    http://www.dot.ca.gov
  • California Motorcycle Dealers Association (CMDA)

    The mission of the CMDA is to promote the Motorcycle and Motorsports Industry in the most positive, professional light for the benefit of California Franchised Dealer Members, consistent with the public interest, franchise equipment manufacturers and the government.
    Association Link:
    http://www.camda.net
  • California Moving and Storage Association (CMSA)

    The California Moving and Storage Association (CMSA) is a non-profit trade association representing over 385 licensed and insured movers operating in California. The CMSA also includes more than 135 associate member companies. Established in 1916, the CMSA is comprised of 12 Chapters strategically located throughout California.
    Association Link:
    http://www.thecmsa.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 Transit Association (CalTransit)

    Founded in 1965, the California Transit Association is a non-profit statewide organization. We are member-governed and directed by an elected Executive Committee supported by policy and member service committees and Association staff. The California Transit Association is committed to a collaborative approach to advocating for improved transit operations throughout California. We work with local, state and federal legislators, and are the primary advocate for transit in the state.
    Association Link:
    http://www.caltransit.org
  • California Trucking Association (CTA)

    The California Trucking Association promotes leadership in the California motor carrier industry, advocates sound transportation policies to all levels of government, and works to maintain a safe, environmentally responsible and efficient California transportation goods movement system.
    Association Link:
    http://www.caltrux.org
  • CALSTART

    CALSTART is a member-supported organization of more than 140 firms, fleets and agencies worldwide dedicated to supporting a growing high-tech, clean transportation industry that cleans the air, creates jobs, cuts imported oil and reduces global warming emissions. CALSTART provides services and consulting to spur advanced transportation technologies, fuels, systems and the companies that make them.
    Association Link:
    http://www.calstart.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
  • Civil Aviation Medical Association (CAMA)

    Founded in 1948, the Civil Aviation Medical Association (CAMA) is dedicated to civil aviation safety. CAMA was organized to meet the demands of the civil aviation medical examiner.
    Association Link:
    http://www.civilavmed.com
  • Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA)

    The Community Transportation Association strives to increase effective public and community transportation to enhance the quality of life of people living in cities, towns and rural communities.
    Association Link:
    http://web1.ctaa.org
  • Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO)

    The mission of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) is to ensure a level playing field and maximum participation in the transportation industry for minority individuals, businesses and communities of color through advocacy, information sharing, training, education and professional development.
    Association Link:
    http://www.comto.org
  • Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA)

    The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) is the preeminent trade association representing battery, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell electric drive technologies and infrastructure. EDTA conducts public policy advocacy, education, industry networking, and international conferences. EDTA’s membership includes automotive and other equipment manufacturers, energy companies, technology developers, component suppliers, and government agencies.
    Association Link:
    http://www.electricdrive.org
  • Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)

    EAA is a growing and diverse organization of members with a wide range of aviation interests and backgrounds. EAA was founded in 1953 by a group of individuals in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who were interested in building their own airplanes. Through the decades, the organization expanded its mission to include antiques, classics, warbirds, aerobatic aircraft, ultralights, helicopters, and contemporary manufactured aircraft.
    Association Link:
    http://www.eaa.org
  • Fashion Accessories Shippers’ Association (FASA)

    FASA was formed in 1986 by the National Fashion Accessories Association, Inc. (NFAA). FASA is a full-service non-profit trade association. Formerly known as the National Handbag Association, the NFAA was the principal trade association for the Handbag and Fashion Accessories industry since the early 1900's. Now known as FASA and headed by a team of experts, the Association, continuing its trade association tradition, disseminates pertinent information to the fashion accessory industry including manufacturers, importers and shippers. The Association seeks to promote and maintain high standards of ethics, business practices and labor standards in the industry and throughout the international trade community, and to advance, promote and protect the best interests of the industry and those served by the Fashion Accessories Shippers' Association, including businesses in the handbag, belt, small leather goods, glove, umbrella and luggage accessory businesses.
    Association Link:
    http://www.accessoryweb.com
  • 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
  • Fleet Management Association (NAFA)

    The Fleet Management Association (NAFA) is the world’s premier not-for-profit association for professionals who manage fleets of sedans, public safety vehicles, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes, and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for organizations across the globe. NAFA is the association for the diverse vehicle fleet management profession regardless of organizational type, geographic location, or fleet composition. NAFA provides its members with a full range of products and services, including statistical research, publications, regional chapter meetings, government representation, seminars, online information, and an annual Institute & Expo.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nafa.org/
  • Flight Path Learning Center – Museum

    The museum features model airplanes, photographs, airline uniforms and other memorabilia. Through our many windows that look out onto the runways at LAX, students can watch airplanes take off and land as they listen to the air traffic controllers in the tower. Flight Path also manages the aeronatical scholarships worth over $7000 in 2011.
    Association Link:
    http://www.flightpath.us
  • Flight Safety Foundation (FSF)

    Flight Safety Foundation was formed in 1947 to pursue the continuous improvement of global aviation safety. The Foundation meets this objective through research, auditing, education, advocacy and publishing. As an independent, impartial and nonprofit international membership organization, the Foundation is in a unique position to identify global safety issues, set priorities and serve as a catalyst to address the issues. The Foundation’s effectiveness in bridging cultural and political differences in the common cause of safety has earned worldwide respect. Today, membership includes more than 1,200 organizations and individuals in 150 countries. The Foundation is based in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S., has a regional office in Melbourne, Australia, and is affiliated with associate organizations in Japan, Russia, Southeast Europe, Taiwan, China and West Africa.
    Association Link:
    http://www.flightsafety.org
  • Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA)

    Founded in 1983, the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) is a member driven organization that continues to provide industry leadership for NAFTA based heavy duty original equipment and aftermarket commercial vehicle suppliers. This is accomplished through a range of services to its nearly 200 member companies, which represent direct employment of over 180,000 in their US facilities.
    Association Link:
    http://www.hdma.org/default.aspx
  • Helicopter Association International (HAI)

    For over 60 years, the Helicopter Association International (HAI) has provided support and services to its members and to the international helicopter community. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, HAI members safely fly more than 5,000 helicopters some 2.3 million hours each year. The Association's mission is to provide its members with services that directly benefit their operations, and to advance the international helicopter community by providing programs that enhance safety, encourage professionalism and economic viability while promoting the unique contributions vertical flight offers society.
    Association Link:
    https://www.rotor.com
  • Independent Armored Car Operators Association (IACOA)

    The Independent Armored Car Operators Association, Inc. (IACOA) was founded in 1971 to provide an association for the growing number of privately owned armored car companies and to promote high standards of operation. Over the years, the organization has grown to include companies throughout the United States and the world. These companies, while independent and sometimes in competition with one another, work together within IACOA on education, legislative issues, transportation, and technological advances to ensure their customers the best possible service available.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iacoa.com
  • Independent Automobile Dealers Association of California (IADAC)

    The Independent Automobile Dealers Association of California (IADAC) is comprised of professionals committed to promoting the ethical practices of the automobile industry. IADAC's mission is to anticipate, recognize and respond to the industry's need for education, information and resources with the goal of improving customer confidence and satisfaction. Incorporated in 1958, IADAC is the only association that provides representation before regulatory agencies and advocates fair legislation on behalf of independent dealers and their customers.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iadac.org/
  • Independent Automotive Damage Appraisers (IADA)

    The Independent Automotive Damage Appraisers (IADA) is a nationwide network of appraiser specialists with the knowledge and experience to assess vehicle damage and to make unbiased repair decisions based on the manufacturer's specifications, accepted industry procedures, and safety concerns. Having the expert knowledge to make these important decisions without favoritism toward the insurance company, auto body shop, or vehicle owner is what sets the IADA appraiser apart.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iada.org
  • Institute of Navigation (ION)

    The Institute of Navigation is the world's premier non-profit professional society dedicated to the advancement of the art and science of positioning, navigation and timing (PNT). Founded in 1945, it serves a diverse community including those interested in air, space, marine, land navigation, and position determination. Its membership is worldwide, and it is affiliated with the International Association of Institutes of Navigation.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ion.org
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

    The Institute of Transportation Engineers is an international educational and scientific association of transportation professionals who are responsible for meeting mobility and safety needs. ITE facilitates the application of technology and scientific principles to research, planning, functional design, implementation, operation, policy development and management for any mode of ground transportation.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ite.org
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses — deaths, injuries and property damage — from crashes on the nation's roads. The Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) shares and supports this mission through scientific studies of insurance data representing the human and economic losses resulting from the ownership and operation of different types of vehicles and by publishing insurance loss results by vehicle make and model.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iihs.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
  • Intelligent Transportation Society of California (ITS)

    ITS California is a public/private partnership formed to foster the development and deployment of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) in California. ITS-CA seeks to educate both the private and public sectors about the merits of advanced transportation systems deployment within the State of California.
    Association Link:
    http://www.itscalifornia.org
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (IEEE)

    Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are those utilizing synergistic technologies and systems engineering concepts to develop and improve transportation systems of all kinds. The ITS Society advances the theoretical, experimental, and operational aspects of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies as applied to ITS. The Society is interested in theoretical, experimental and operational aspects of electrical and electronics engineering and information technologies as applied to ITS, defined as those systems utilizing synergistic technologies and systems engineering concepts to develop and improve transportation systems of all kinds.
    Association Link:
    http://sites.ieee.org/itss/
  • International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)

    The International Air Cargo Association is a not for profit trade association for the air cargo industry, pledged to support and assist progressive liberalization of the global market, and easier, enhanced trade between developing and developed economies. It is a worldwide organization that serves a membership which includes all major segments of the air cargo and logistics industry; airlines, forwarders, airports, ground handlers, all-cargo carriers, road carriers, customs brokers, third party logistics companies, integrators, shippers, and educational institutions.
    Association Link:
    http://www.tiaca.org
  • International Air Transport Association (IATA)

    Founded in 1945 by a group of airlines, the International Airline Trade Association (IATA) represents some 230 airlines comprising 93% of scheduled international air traffic. The organization also represents, leads and serves the airline industry in general. IATA supports airline activity and helps formulate industry policy and standards.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.iata.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 Flight & Critical Care Paramedics (IAFCCP)

    Founded in 1986, the National Flight Paramedic Association, currently known as the International Association of Flight & Critical Care Paramedics, is the largest independent paramedic association in the world. Their focus is the professional paramedic and purpose is to serve as advocates to the profession on an international basis. IAFCCP members are involved in transporting critical care patients by airplane, helicopter and ground ambulance. The IAFCCP continues to provides advocacy, leadership development and educational opportunities for critical care paramedics. The website is a valuable resource for everyone interested in the evolving field of critical care paramedicine, and provides an increased level of service to members, and supports the mission of representation, education and development of the profession.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.iafccp.org
  • International Association of Baggage System Companies (IABSC)

    The International Association of Baggage System Companies (IABSC) is an organization committed to improving the Airport/Airline Industry in areas associated with Baggage Handling Systems. The IABSC intends to provide improvements to the industry by playing an active role by means of providing a voice to the Baggage professionals, education, implementing standards and working with other industry leaders to ensure the development of Baggage Systems that will provide economical, safe and secure Baggage Systems for the Airline Industry and the traveling public of the future.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iabsc.org
  • International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA)

    Founded in 1988, the International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA) brings together women of achievement in the aviation industry and promotes their advancement internationally through the establishment of a worldwide network of aviation professional contacts. IAWA is an international organization for women who hold senior positions in the aviation and aerospace industry including airport management and consulting, commercial, general and business aviation, banking and leasing, economic and business consulting, education and research, engineering, finance, government, insurance, international relations, law, manufacturing, media and space.
    Currently Available:
    • Internships
    • Mentorships
    • Scholarships
    Association Link:
    http://www.iawa.org
  • International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

  • International Federation of Airline Dispatchers’ Associations (IFALDA)

    Founded in 1961, the International Federation of Airline Dispatchers' Associations IFALDA is an International Organization comprised of various Aircraft Dispatcher / Flight Operations Officer Associations that have formed throughout the world. The association's purpose is to create and maintain the highest and most professional level of standards and safety in civil aviation. A professional organization, IFALDA serves over 1,900 members in 45 affiliated organizations from 25 countries. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) recognizes our profession through Annexes I and VI of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention) and uses the terms Aircraft Dispatcher and Flight Operations Officer interchangeably. The term "Dispatcher" is more common in North and Latin America while the term "Flight Operations Officer" (sometimes "Flight Handling Officer") is used mostly in Europe. ICAO recognizes the term "Flight Dispatcher" and "Flight Operations Officer" interchangeably. For the sake of brevity, "Dispatcher" is used henceforth.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ifalda.org
  • International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST)

    The International Helicopter Safety Team has set an aggressive goal of reducing the worldwide civil helicopter accident rates by 80% in 10 years.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ihst.org
  • International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISA+21)

    International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISA+21) is a charitable, non-profit organization of career women airline pilots whose purpose is to: celebrate camaraderie; support informational exchange and social interaction among its members in a healthy environment; provide aviation scholarship opportunities for career-seeking women; and inspire future generations of women aviators via educational outreach.
    Association Link:
    http://www.iswap.org/
  • 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
  • Maritime Security Council (MSC)

    The Maritime Security Council (MSC) – established in 1988 – is a non-profit, member-driven organization representing ocean carriers, cruise lines, port facilities and terminals, logistics providers, importers, exporters and related maritime industries throughout the world. Our mission is to advance the security of the United States and the international maritime community.
    Association Link:
    http://www.maritimesecurity.org
  • Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC)

    The Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) exists to preserve, protect and promote motorcycling through government relations, communications and media relations, statistics and research, aftermarket programs, development of data communications standards, and activities surrounding technical and regulatory issues. As a not-for-profit, national industry association, the MIC seeks to support motorcyclists by representing manufacturers, distributors, dealers and retailers of motorcycles, scooters, ATVs, ROVs, motorcycle/ATV/ROV parts, accessories and related goods and services, and members of allied trades such as insurance, finance and investment companies, media companies and consultants. The MIC is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., with a government relations office in metropolitan Washington, D.C. First called the MIC in 1970, the organization has been in operation since 1914.
    Association Link:
    http://www.mic.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 Aeronautic Association (NAA)

    The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) is the oldest national aviation organization in the United States. A non-profit association, NAA is "dedicated to the advancement of the art, sport and science of aviation in the United States,” according to its Mission Statement. The core of the organization is its members; thousands of individuals, organizations, and corporations representing all segments of American aviation. NAA encompasses all areas of flight from skydiving and models to commercial airlines, military aircraft, and spaceflight.
    Association Link:
    http://www.naa.aero
  • National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA)

    NATCA represents over 20,000 controllers, engineers and other safety-related professionals, with membership from every state, territory and possession of the United States. Certified in 1987, they are one of the strongest and most influential labor unions in the federal sector, and a direct affiliate of the American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).
    Association Link:
    http://www.natca.org
  • National Air Transportation Association (NATA)

    The National Air Transportation Association's (NATA) mission is to be the leading national trade association representing the legislative, regulatory and business interests of general aviation service companies and to provide education, services and benefits to our members to help ensure their long-term economic success.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nata.aero
  • National Aircraft Appraisers Association (NAAA)

    The National Aircraft Appraisers Association (NAAA) is the Trade Association for professional aircraft appraisers. Since 1980 the NAAA has been the Certification entity and has established the standards and Code of Ethics for professional aircraft appraisers in the United States and abroad.
    Association Link:
    http://www.plane-values.com/
  • National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA)

    The National Aircraft Finance Association is a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the general welfare of individuals and organizations providing aircraft financing and loans secured by aircraft; to improving the industry's service to the public; and to working with government agencies to foster a greater understanding of members' needs.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nafa.aero
  • National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)

    The National Asphalt Pavement Association is the only trade association that exclusively represents the interests of the asphalt pavement material producer and paving contractor on the national level with Congress, government agencies, and other national trade and business organizations. NAPA supports an active research program designed to answer questions about environmental issues and to improve the quality of asphalt pavements and paving techniques used in the construction of roads, streets, highways, parking lots, airports, and environmental and recreational facilities.
    Association Link:
    http://www.asphaltpavement.org
  • National Association of Air Medical Communication Specialists (NAACS)

    The National Association of Air Medical Communication Specialists (NAACS) is a not-for-profit professional organization whose mission is to represent the air medical communication specialist on a national level through education, standardization and recognition. Since our inception in 1989 our goals have included providing quality educational opportunities, fostering team work, and building recognition for communicators as professionals within flight programs. NAACS also provides a valuable networking resource within the air medical industry.
    Association Link:
    http://www.naacs.org/
  • National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP)

    The National Association of Railroad Passengers' mission is to work for a modern, customer-focused national passenger train network that provides a travel choice Americans want. NARP is the largest national membership advocacy organization for train and rail transit passengers. They have worked since 1967 to expand the quality and quantity of passenger rail in the United States. Their work is supported by around 20,000 individual members.
    Association Link:
    http://www.narprail.org
  • National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)

    Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.nbaa.org
  • National Catalog Managers Association (NCMA)

    The National Catalog Managers Association is the only professional organization dedicated exclusively to the interests of automotive aftermarket catalog managers. The association is comprised of catalog, product management and marketing professionals from manufacturers, distributors and retailers.
    Association Link:
    http://www.aftermarket.org
  • National Coalition for Aviation and Space Education (NCASE)

    The National Coalition for Aviation and Space Education is a membership organization that was formed in 1993 when the founding member groups signed a formal charter and established a partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Together with the FAA, NCAE actively promotes aviation and space education while supporting schools’ initiatives at the local, state and national levels.
    Association Link:
    http://aviationeducation.org
  • National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA)

    The National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA) is a professional organization dedicated to serving pilots involved in the air-medical transport industry, and to improving the quality and safety of those services. Formed in 1984, NEMSPA helps EMS helicopter and fixed-wing pilots to keep abreast of current industry issues, thereby contributing to each flight program that has NEMSPA members. Members of NEMSPA know that their interests are served through the Association's commitment to improve safety, facilitate continuing education, increase communication, and to advance the quality of service of the nationwide Air Medical Transport industry.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nemspa.org
  • National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA)

    Since 1946, the mission of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA), the only national not-for-profit organization representing the independent motor vehicle industry, is to promote, educate and advance the independent motor vehicle dealer.
    Association Link:
    http://www.niada.com/
  • National School Transportation Association (NSTA)

    The National School Transportation Association has been the Washington voice for private contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers for more than 40 years. Our mission is to provide school transportation professionals with the tools and resources they need to make school buses safe, secure, affordable, and efficient nationwide. We believe that with the right information, training, and resources, school transportation professionals can strengthen their businesses and provide higher quality service to school districts.
    Association Link:
    http://www.yellowbuses.org
  • National Tour Association (NTA)

    The National Tour Association (NTA) is the leading business-building association for professionals serving customers traveling to, from and within North America. It is an organization of thousands of tourism professionals involved in the growth and development of the packaged travel industry.
    Association Link:
    http://ntaonline.com
  • National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA)

    National Windshield Repair Association is recognized nationally and worldwide as a professional source of reliable information on the windshield repair industry. Interested parties including commercial, government and trade organizations have come to NWRA for information and consultation. We are the only trade association devoted solely to the windshield repair industry.
    Association Link:
    http://www.nwraassociation.org
  • Pacific Maritime Association (PMA)

    The principal business of the Pacific Maritime Association is to negotiate and administer maritime labor agreements with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. Our member companies are cargo carriers, terminal operators and stevedores that operate at West Coast ports, where overall cargo movement supports 8 million U.S. jobs.
    Association Link:
    http://www.pmanet.org
  • Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA)

    The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association is the premier association for the Aviation Maintenance Technician. PAMA promotes professionalism and recognition for the Aviation Maintenance Technician. PAMA does this by fostering continuous improvement in aviation safety and community through communication, education, representation, and support.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.pama.org/
  • Professional Women Controllers Inc. (PWC)

    The purpose of the Professional Women Controllers is to encourage women to enter the air traffic control profession; assist in professional and personal development; maintain accountability, responsibility, and professionalism; and promote a better understanding, cooperation and coordination among individuals toward the continual improvement of aviation safety. Professional Women Controllers, Inc. (PWC) vision is to achieve a balanced workforce that reflects the demographics of society and creates a safe environment where all air traffic professionals have passion for their career, can excel, and feel a sense of community at work.
    Association Link:
    http://www.pwcinc.org
  • Railway Industrial Clearance Association (RICA)

    The Railway Industrial Clearance Association (RICA) was founded in 1969 and is dedicated to serving the heavy and dimensional transportation industry.They are over 400 members strong and growing every year. Representation includes all aspects of logistics associated with the movement of dimensional cargo via Rail.
    Association Link:
    http://www.rica.org
  • Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RCTA)

    The Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA), Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation that develops consensus-based recommendations regarding communications, navigation, surveillance, and air traffic management system issues. RTCA functions as a Federal Advisory Committee. Its recommendations are used by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the basis for policy, program, and regulatory decisions and by the private sector as the basis for development, investment and other business decisions.
    Association Link:
    http://rtca.org
  • Regional Airline Association (RAA)

    With safety as its highest priority, the Regional Airline Association (RAA) represents North American regional airlines, and the manufacturers of products and services supporting the regional airline industry, before the Congress, DOT, FAA and other federal agencies.
    Association Link:
    http://www.raa.org
  • Rubber Pavement Association (RPA)

    The Rubber Pavement Association (RPA) a non-profit industry association comprised of crumb rubber producers, A-R contractors, equipment manufacturers, engineering consulting firms, testing laboratories, crack sealant manufacturers, and asphalt suppliers. Member companies are international with offices in: Barbados, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden and the USA. The RPA promotes the greater usage of high quality, cost effective asphalt pavements containing recycled tire rubber. The RPA disseminates technology through seminars, field tours, research, and publications. The RPA has dedicated resources to provide an expansive reference library on asphalt rubber related reports, monitoring tire issues and laws, and provides guidance to agencies and policy makers in the use or crumb rubber modified asphalt.
    Association Link:
    http://www.rubberpavements.org/
  • Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA)

    The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) is the national trade association representing the U.S. shipyard industry. SCA members constitute the shipyard industrial base that builds, repairs, maintains and modernizes Navy ships and craft, U.S. Coast Guard vessels of all sizes, as well as vessels for other government agencies. In addition, SCA members build, repair and service America's fleet of commercial vessels. The Council represents 49 companies that own and operate over 120 shipyards.
    Association Link:
    http://www.shipbuilders.org
  • Soaring Society of America (SSA)

    The Soaring Society of America, Inc. was formed in 1932 to foster and promote all phases of soaring, both nationally and internationally. Since then, the SSA membership has grown to in excess of 12,000. The SSA actively encourages involvement of youth in the sport, and provides representation to Federal agencies to preserve glider access to airspace, much of it done on a volunteer basis.
    Association Link:
    http://www.ssa.org
  • Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE)

    The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) is a member-oriented organization of aviation educators fostering professionalism and excellence in aviation through continuing education, professional standards, and accreditation. Together with industry partners and the Federal Aviation Administration, SAFE provides the aviation community with resources to advance the profession and to assist aviation educators in developing skilled, knowledgeable, and safe members of the aviation community.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    Association Link:
    http://www.safepilots.org/
  • Society of Automotive Analysts (SAA)

    SAA is an association of automotive industry leaders, strategists and planners dedicated to learning about and sharing information on the latest trends, technologies and developments affecting the automotive industry. Regardless of their specialty or interest, members share the need for specific information on every aspect of the industry -- from production and suppliers to distribution and electronic commerce.
    Association Link:
    http://www.saaautoleaders.org
  • Society of Automotive Engineers International (SAE)

    Founded in 1905 as the Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE International is a U.S.-based, globally active professional association and standards organization for engineering professionals in various industries. Principal emphasis is placed on transport industries such as automotive, aerospace, and commercial vehicles. The Society coordinates the development of technical standards based on best practices identified and described by SAE committees and task forces. Task forces are composed of engineering professionals from relevant fields. SAE International has over 120,000 members globally. Membership is granted to individuals, not through companies. Aside from its standardization efforts, SAE International also devotes resources to projects and programs in STEM education, professional certification, and collegiate design competitions.
    Association Link:
    http://www.sae.org
  • Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP)

    The Society of Experimental Test Pilots is an international organization that seeks to promote air safety and contributes to aeronautical advancement by promoting sound aeronautical design and development, interchanging ideas, and assisting in the professional development of experimental pilots.
    Association Link:
    http://www.setp.org
  • Society of Flight Test Engineers (SFTE)

    The Society of Flight Test Engineers is a fraternity of engineers, whose principal professional interest is the flight testing of aerospace vehicles.
    Association Link:
    http://www.sfte.org
  • Southern California Transit Advocats (SO.CA.TA.)

    Southern California Transit Advocates (SO.CA.TA) is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit educational organization working to improve transit service in the five-county Southern California area. SO.CA.TA wants safe, clean, comfortable, reliable, and efficient transit that takes people where they want, when they want, and at a reasonable fare.
    Association Link:
    http://www.socata.net
  • Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)

    SEMA's mission is to help our members' businesses succeed and prosper. Our members are the producers and marketers of specialty-equipment products and services for the automotive aftermarket.
    Association Link:
    http://www.sema.org
  • State of California Auto Dismantlers Association (SCADA)

    The State of California Auto Dismantlers Association (SCADA) is a statewide trade association. SCADA was founded in 1959 to serve the members in areas of education, government, business and social activities as they relate to auto dismantling and recycling.
    Association Link:
    http://www.scada1.com
  • Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA)

    Established in 1917, the Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA) is a non-profit trade association of and for the private passenger transportation industry. Our extensive membership spans the globe to include 1,100 taxicab companies, executive sedan and limousine services, airport shuttle fleets, non-emergency medical transportation companies, and paratransit services.
    Association Link:
    http://www.tlpa.org
  • Tire Industry Association (TIA)

    The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is an international association representing all segments of the tire industry, including those that manufacture, repair, recycle, sell, service or use new or retreaded tires, and also those suppliers or individuals who furnish equipment, material or services to the industry.
    Association Link:
    http://www.tireindustry.org
  • Transportation Research Board (TRB)

    The mission of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) is to promote innovation and progress in transportation through research. In an objective and interdisciplinary setting, TRB facilitates the sharing of information on transportation practice and policy by researchers and practitioners; stimulates research and offers research management services that promote technical excellence; provide expert advice on transportation policy and programs; and disseminates research results broadly and encouraged their implementation.
    Association Link:
    http://www.trb.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 Autoworkers (UAW)

    The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in North America, with members in virtually every sector of the economy. UAW-represented workplaces range from multinational corporations, small manufacturers and state and local governments to colleges and universities, hospitals and private non-profit organizations. The UAW has more than 390,000 active members and more than 600,000 retired members in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
    Association Link:
    http://www.uaw.org
  • United Motorcoach Association (UMA)

    The United Motorcoach Association ("UMA") is North America's largest association of professional bus and motorcoach companies. Founded in 1971 as the United Bus Owners of America, UMA's membership now includes over 875 motorcoach companies. Another 215 motorcoach manufacturers, suppliers and related businesses are currently "Associate" members of UMA.
    Association Link:
    http://www.uma.org
  • University Aviation Association (UAA)

    The vision of the University Aviation Association (UAA) is one of a professional association and unifying voice for promoting and furthering aviation education as a collegiate academic discipline.
    Association Link:
    http://www.imis100us1.com/UAA
  • Vehicular Technology Society (IEEE)

    The Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) is composed of engineers, scientists, students, and technicians, interested in advancing the theory and practice of electrical engineering as it applies to land transportation, railroads/mass transit, mobile communications, land, airborne and maritime mobile services, and vehicular electro technology equipment and systems.
    Association Link:
    http://www.vtsociety.org/
  • Whirly Girls, International Women Helicopter Pilots

    Whirly-Girls International is a non-profit, educational and charitable organization dedicated to advancing women in helicopter aviation. Founded in 1955, it now boasts over 1700 registered members from 44 countries. The association promotes women in the helicopter industry through scholarships awards, mentoring, public appearances, press releases, magazine articles and informational displays in museums.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Mentorships
    Association Link:
    http://www.whirlygirls.org/
  • Women in Aerospace (WIA)

    Women in Aerospace (WIA) is dedicated to expanding women's opportunities for leadership and increasing their visibility in the aerospace community.
    Association Link:
    http://www.womeninaerospace.org
  • Women in Aviation International (WAI)

    Formally established in 1994 to encourage women to seek opportunities in aviation. Membership includes astronauts, corporate pilots, maintenance technicians, air traffic controllers, business owners, educators, journalists, flight attendants, high school and university students, air show performers, airport managers and many others.
    Currently Available:
    • Jobs
    • Mentorships
    Association Link:
    http://www.wai.org
  • Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA)

    Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) is an international organization for women in management positions involved in maritime transportation business and related trades worldwide.
    Association Link:
    http://www.wista.net