How to Join


CMAA's membership is dual and simultaneous with CMAA National and the Carolinas Chapter (the chapter in whose boundaries your club falls); the application process begins with the local Chapter.

Click here for information on all that a CMAA membership can afford you.

To apply for membership:

  • Complete the Membership Application in its entirety. (Click here for a writable version.)
  • Determine the correct National and Chapter dues amounts to be paid. (Click here for National's "Prevailing Dues Rate" as noted within the National dues structure below.)

2017 Mid-Year Dues Structure (effective April 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017) 


Chapter Dues (Professional Members)

1st     Member from club                         $237.50

2nd     Member from same club               $225

3rd & 4th        Member from same club               $175

5th     Member or more from same club  $150     


Alumnus Members                                        $112.50

National Dues (Professional Members)

1st Year                                                        $250

2nd Year                                                       $650

3rd Year                                              Prevailing Dues Rate


A Note from National:
The Association has a step membership where the new/rejoining member dues rate is $500 ($250 if you join between April 1 and August 31), the second year dues rate will be $650 and the third year will be the prevailing dues rate. This is a national new member dues structure; as always, chapter dues rates and fees remain at the discretion of each chapter.


  • Send the completed application and both dues checks (one made out to CMAA and the other made out to Carolinas Chapter CMAA) to the Carolinas Chapter for processing:
    8595 Pelham Road / Suite 400 #318 / Greenville, SC 29615
  • The Chapter Board will approve and sign the application and forward it and your National dues check to the National office for processing. Processing may take up to ten business days. 


If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Patricia Calder, CCM, CCE, Managing Director.


We look forward to welcoming you as a member to the Carolinas Chapter!