Affiliate Membership

Who qualifies for Affiliate Membership

3.4.1 Affiliate Members - print
The same qualifications as for Active members except that Affiliate members have not met the requirement of one year of continuous publication. Affiliate members shall e converted to Active members after completing one year of continuous publication, provided that they meet all of the qualifications of Active membership. Affiliate members shall be entitled to all privileges of the Association except participation in official business, voting and holding office. Nothing herein contained shall exclude an Affiliate member from holding an office for which Active membership is not required, provided that such Affiliate member is duly elected or appointed to such office.

3.4.15 Affiliate members – online:
The same qualifications as for Associate members – online, except that Affiliate members have not met the requirement of one year of continuous publication. Affiliate members shall be converted to Associate members – online, after completing one year of continuous publication, provided that they meet all of the qualifications of Associate membership – online. Affiliate members shall be entitled to all privileges of the Association except participation in official business, voting and holding office. Nothing herein contained shall exclude an Affiliate member from holding an office for which Associate membership – online, is not required, provided that such Affiliate member is duly elected or appointed to such office.
 

How to Apply for Membership

Mail the following completed documents by the deadline listed below to FPA attn: Devon Dunkle at 610 Crescent Executive Court, Ste. 112, Lake Mary, FL 32746-2111.

  1. Affiliate Member Application
  2. Current Circulation Audit (refer to the above bylaws for acceptable formats)
  3. 20 recent copies of your newspaper (if applicable)
  4. Payment by check for one year's dues (view Dues Structure)
    Will be applied to the first year's dues upon approval of membership

Upcoming Application Deadlines

January 25, 2017
April 25, 2017
July 31, 2017

Please note: deadlines are subject to change without notice at the discretion of the FPA staff


Approval Process

You will be advised of the date of the next board meeting when submitting your application. All application materials must arrive at the FPA's office by the deadline listed above for an application to be reviewed. Newspapers that have been accepted as members will be notified immediately following the board meeting. If your application is not accepted all prepaid dues will be refunded within 5 business days. 


Questions?

Contact Devon Dunkle, Membership Coordinator, at (321) 283-5272 or ddunkle@flpress.com.