Membership


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Welcome PSA Members
Individuals, Clubs, Councils, and Federations!

Membership
Vice President

Donald Brown, APSA

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We want you to get the most out of your membership! Check below for some of the many activities in which you can partake. See the differences below between Individual and Club Membership.

Always login first to be sure you are granted member access to Members Only activities. You will know you have logged in, when the page redirects to a Members Only or Club Representatives-only area after successful login.

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For specific questions regarding Clubs, Councils, or Federations, please email cccVP@psa-photo.org
For specific questions regarding Divisions, please email divVP@psa-photo.org

Each activity mentioned below links to the PSA overview page of that activity. Feel free to email the chair of that activity with questions as well.


BENEFIT INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS  PSA MEMBER-CLUBS/COUNCILS
MEMBER TOOLS Manage My Membership to download a membership card and more. Links to special member benefits from your Member's Only page. Update club or council information, print a membership card, renew your membership, download a  PSA logo for your website from your PSA-Club Member Representative page.

PSA MEMBER I.D. All PSA Individual members receive a unique PSA I.D. number. All PSA Member Clubs/Councils receive a unique PSA Club I.D. number

LOGGING INTO THE PSA WEBSITE
Use your PSA member I.D. number or email plus a password for login. PSA Individual members who are also PSA Club Representatives cannot use their email for login if their email is associated with both a club and an individual membership.
Use your PSA Club or Council I.D. number or Representative email plus a password for login. PSA Club or Council  Representatives who are also PSA Individual Members cannot use their email for login if their email is associated with both a club and an individual membership.

MEMBERS ONLY PAGE Access the Member's Only page to receive benefits only individual members can enjoy.  Only PSA-Member Club or Council Representatives have access to this PSA-Member Club/Council Representative page

PSA JOURNAL AND NEWSLETTERS
Choice of online PSA Journal or print version (for additional fee), including the annual Who's Who in Photography. Individual divisions produce their own newsletters. Printed PSA Journal, including the annual Who's Who in Photography, sent to Club or Council representative only - no online option. The Projector is produced quarterly for representatives to share with their membership.

ONLINE COURSES AND EDUCATION
Seven online photography courses available. See Online Courses for description and enrollment. Access the PSA Program Lending Library. One-day workshop in Image Analysis. See Club Courses for more information. Access the PSA Program Lending Library for materials to use at your club or council events.

GALLERIES 
All PSA members can create a Member Gallery which remains on the site as long as the PSA membership stays current. See the Galleries overview for other galleries of interest. PSA Clubs and councils are not entitled to have online galleries at this time.

PSA CONSULTANTS PSA Consultants are available to assist members in utilizing their photographs, using their photographic skills, participating in PSA programs, entering PSA-recognized exhibitions, and hosting an exhibition. Consultants are available for representatives to assist with education, exhibition hosting, interclub competitions, judging, recognition, PSA contests, club programs, and technical assistance.

COMPETITIONS Each PSA division offers competitions for Individual PSA members. Each division offers Interclub competitions. Clubs and Councils may enter the Website and Newsletter Contests. Councils may enter the Councils' Challenge competition.

EXHIBITIONS Enter a PSA-recognized exhibition, apply for Stars and ROPA. Host a PSA-recognized exhibition. Consultant available to educate clubs or councils on “How to Host an International Exhibition”

PSA LISTING Ability to be searched through our Member Search tool. All clubs and councils are listed on the PSA website, including hot links to club websites, if available.

AWARDS Members earn awards for service to the Society and/or photographic achievement Annual PSA Service Awards for Clubs

DISCOUNTS Individual member discounts to software, hardware, workshops, and other helpful services are added to frequently. PSA member-clubs and councils receive special discounts created just for clubs.

MISCELLANEOUS BENEFITS Individual PSA members have access to Study Groups, Image Evaluation Services, One-on-One with a PSA mentor, Chapter Workshops and Outings, discounted registration to the PSA Annual Conference, Volunteer positions at PSA. PSA member clubs can outreach to local youth through the Youth Showcase program.