Why Join NENA?

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Add Your Voice to “The Voice of 9-1-1”

NENA’s leadership team represents the diverse NENA membership, and collectively, the 9-1-1 industry. NENA is an organization dedicated to saving lives through the improvement of 9-1-1 services in North America, and beyond. We are dedicated to making a difference through our work and our collective 9-1-1 association—NENA.

We bring…

Value to our industry
Value to our members
Value to our organization


Membership in NENA represents the ultimate way in which to increase your knowledge as a 9-1-1 industry professional.  Scanning through the NENA Web Site will give you a glimpse of the many benefits we offer NENA members.  Your membership investment return begins immediately upon enrollment …

Your return could take the form of:

  • Educational Courses and Books
  • Professional Certification
  • NENA’s many National and State-level Conferences and Forums
  • Technical Standards to use in your workplace
  • Operational Standards/Best Practices
  • National legislative/regulatory advocacy
  • Other tools to help you in your profession every day

Also, when you join you get a full year subscription to Emergency Number Professional magazine!

Your return on investment will exceed your expectations!  Apply for membership today using NENA’s secure Online Membership Application form, or download an Adobe PDF version to print and fax or mail.

NENA membership is based on the calendar year and all memberships expire December 31 of the year joined unless payment is received after October 1, in which case your membership will be valid through December 31 of the following year.

All members automatically become members of their local NENA chapter if one exists. (10% of dues paid goes to support your local chapter).

Membership Categories—

All memberships are individual.

$95 Public Sector/Government Voting Member—

Any management, supervisory, or support personnel responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling, supporting and/or operation functions required in the design, promotion, construction, installation, maintenance, command and/or operation of public safety emergency communication systems who are employed, compensated, appointed, or elected by a federal, state, provincial, territorial, tribal, or local government agency, or an agency substantially supported by government funds, or retired from one of the above categories.

$125 Private Sector/Commercial Voting Member—

People engaged in the business sector who receive compensation from the design, manufacture, sale, service, maintenance, lease, rental, or promotion of equipment or systems which are used or can be used in public safety emergency communication systems and those persons engaged in writing, publishing, advising, or consulting in the public safety emergency communications field or who distribute goods and represent companies, firms, or persons engaged in such activities, or retired from one of the above categories.

$60 Emergency Dispatcher

Non-management and non-supervisory people certified, engaged in, or employed as emergency telecommunicators, dispatchers, and/or call-takers who wish to further their career in the emergency communications industry and support the goals and objectives of NENA.

$60 Associate

People not eligible for other categories of membership who wish to support the goals and objectives of NENA.

*This is a non-voting membership category with restrictions.