Roald Synnevag has been the elected representative of the Bekkalokket Photo Club for 20 years. In 1993, he was elected to be a member of The Norwegian Photographic Society (NSFF) board, and has served 16 years as representative, 5 years as secretary, 4 years as vice-president and the last 7 years as president. In addition, he has been NSFF's web editor for 7 years, and has been in charge of collecting historical materials and scanning/editing their photo collection of approximately 10,000 photos from 1930 to 2005. In 2007, he was appointed an honorary member of The Norwegian Photographic Society.
Roald has been a member of PSA since 2011. He earned his PPSA in 2014 and his EPSA in 2015.