Why Join NENA?

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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 coming soon!
National legislative/regulatory advocacy
Other tools to help you in your profession every day

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 Categories

Active – 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 communications systems who are employed, compensated, appointed, or elected by a federal, state, provincial, territorial or local government agency, or an agency substantially supported by government funds, or retired from one of the above categories. All Active Members automatically become members of their Chapter if one exists.

Commercial – People 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 systems; and those persons who are engaged in writing, publishing, advising and consulting in the public safety emergency communications field or who distribute goods and represent companies, firms or persons including themselves and others engaged in such activities. All Commercial Members automatically become members of their Chapter if one exists.

Associate – Those persons not eligible for Active or Commercial classes of membership; those persons involved in the emergency communications field in a capacity of support personnel or in non-supervisory or non-management positions; those persons who have otherwise qualified for Commercial or Active membership but are no longer employed or active in the emergency communications field; or persons with no direct or indirect connection to the emergency communications field in any way but wish to support the goals and objectives of NENA. This classification has restrictions.