MPRA Membership Types

AGENCY MEMBERSHIP

An Agency Membership shall consist of any public agency on the municipal, county, or state level providing parks and recreation services. An agency membership shall be based on the total number of full-time employees working for the parks and recreation department, and includes three categories: 

  • Agency Professional Membership shall consist of any full-time employee holding a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and/or a professional certification as defined in the Manual of Procedures. Agency Professionals shall possess all the benefits of an MPRA membership including the right to vote and to hold office. 

  • Agency Affiliate Membership shall consist of any full-time employee of an agency who does not meet the qualifications of an “Agency Professional Membership” as listed above. Agency Affiliates shall possess all the benefits of an MPRA membership excluding the right to vote and hold office.

  • Agency Board/Commission Membership shall consist of up to nine (9) officially elected and/or appointed park and recreation board/commission members. Agency Board/Commission Members shall possess all the benefits of an MPRA membership excluding the right to vote and hold office.

 

INDIVIDUAL PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

An Individual Professional Membership shall consist of any full-time employee holding a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and/or a professional certification as defined in the Manual of Procedures. Individual Professionals shall possess all the benefits of an MPRA membership including the right to vote and to hold office. Note: This membership type is limited to three (3) employees of the same agency.

 

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

shall consist of any individual employed part-time or retired from the parks and recreation field; individuals not principally employed in the field who are interested in the Association’s objectives, services and the advancement of the parks and recreation movement. Associate members shall possess all the benefits of an MPRA membership but do not have the right to vote or to hold office.

 

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP

A Corporate Membership shall consist of for-profit corporations, partnerships, and firms that support and encourage the purposes of the Association. Corporate Members shall possess all the benefits of an MPRA membership including the right to vote and to hold office. Note: This membership type includes up to five (5) employees of the same corporation who qualify as Individual Professional Members.*

* Individual Professional Membership shall consist of any full-time employee holding a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and/or a professional certification as defined in the Manual of Procedures.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERSHIP

An Organizational Membership consists of academic institutions, military installations, hospitals, nonprofit agencies, and other organizations providing parks, recreation, and leisure services not covered under agency or corporate memberships. 
Organizational Members shall possess all the benefits of an MPRA membership including the right to vote and to hold office. 
Note: This membership type is limited to five (5) employees who qualify as Individual Professional Members.*

* Individual Professional Membership shall consist of any full-time employee holding a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and/or a professional certification as defined in the Manual of Procedures.

 

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

A Student Membership shall consist of any individual pursuing a degree in parks and recreation or a related field. Individuals who qualify for any other membership type are not eligible for a student membership. Student members shall possess all the benefits of an MPRA membership but do not have the right to vote or to hold office.

 

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