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, his EPSA in 2015, and his MPSA in 2017. He earned his BPSA in 2017, his SPSA in 2017, his GPSA in 2018, and his MPSA2 in 2019. He earned GMPSA in 2021.