Types of Membership


We  have members as far north as Bellingham, as far south as Tacoma and everywhere in between.

All NAPO Seattle Area chapter members must first be members in good standing with NAPO National. To become  a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers, visit napo.net.

Please review our Membership categories below, and download a PDF document listing them and comparing benefits here.

Academic: Individual employed by an accredited college or university who is engaged in the organizing and/or productivity profession but who does not offer organizing and/or productivity services to the public. 

Benefits: Volunteer opportunities; Book Club membership; access to the Chapter library (Remote Members get online access only); membership in Neighborhood Groups; Membership on the Facebook page; access to all Chapter Special Events.

Allied: Individual who is employed by a government agency, post-secondary educational institution, non-profit organization, for-profit entity, or is self-employed and is engaged as an organizing and/or productivity professional who does not offer services to the public. An entity that qualifies as for the Industry Partner category may not join as an Allied Member.

Benefits: Inclusion in the Find-an-Organizer Directory on the website; use of the chapter member logo; acceptance for Board service; volunteer opportunities; Voting privileges for Board or Special elections (excluding Remote Members);  Book Club membership; access to the Chapter library (Remote Members get online access only); membership in Neighborhood Groups; Membership on the Facebook page; access to all Chapter Special Events.

Business Partner: Company engaged in the manufacture, distribution, and/or sale of equipment and/or supplies or services that complement the organizing and/or productivity industries, with one individual designated as its representative to the association.

Benefits: Use of the chapter member logo; acceptance for Board service; volunteer opportunities; Voting privileges for Board or Special elections (excluding Remote Members);  Book Club membership; access to the Chapter library (Remote Members get online access only); membership in Neighborhood Groups; Membership on the Facebook page; access to all Chapter Special Events.

Emeritus: Individual who is a retired Professional Member no longer engaged in the organizing and/or productivity profession, is at least 55 years of age, and has been a NAPO member for at least 15 years.

Benefits: Use of the chapter member logo; acceptance for Board service; volunteer opportunities; Voting privileges for Board or Special elections (excluding Remote Members);  Book Club membership; access to the Chapter library (Remote Members get online access only); membership in Neighborhood Groups; Membership on the Facebook page; access to all Chapter Special Events.

Employee: Individual who is a current employee of a Professional Member (or of a Professional Member's company) and is engaged in the organizing and/or productivity profession.

Benefits: Inclusion in the Find-an-Organizer Directory on the website; use of the chapter member logo; acceptance for Board service; volunteer opportunities; Voting privileges for Board or Special elections (excluding Remote Members);  Book Club membership; access to the Chapter library (Remote Members get online access only); membership in Neighborhood Groups; Membership on the Facebook page; access to all Chapter Special Events.

Professional: Individual who has successfully completed NAPO National's Professional Practices course requirements and is engaged in the organizing and/or productivity profession.

Benefits: Inclusion in the Find-an-Organizer Directory on the website; use of the chapter member logo; acceptance for Board service; volunteer opportunities; Voting privileges for Board or Special elections (excluding Remote Members);  Book Club membership; access to the Chapter library (Remote Members get online access only); membership in Neighborhood Groups; Membership on the Facebook page; access to all Chapter Special Events.

Provisional: Individuals who aspire to become Professional Members and who may advance to Professional Member status only after successfully completing the three courses in the NAPO Professional Practices Curriculum.

Benefits: Use of the chapter member logo; acceptance for Board service; volunteer opportunities; Voting privileges for Board or Special elections (excluding Remote Members);  Book Club membership; access to the Chapter library (Remote Members get online access only); membership in Neighborhood Groups; Membership on the Facebook page; access to all Chapter Special Events.

Student: Individual who is enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college or university.

Benefits: Acceptance for Board service; volunteer opportunities; access to the Chapter library (Remote Members get online access only); membership in Neighborhood Groups; Membership on the Facebook page; access to all Chapter Special Events.

Our membership year is from November 1 - October 31 each year.

To apply online, click here.

Questions?


Questions? Please refer to our Dues Structure, Types of Membership or contact our Membership Director (Membership@SeattleNapo.com).

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NAPO Seattle Area Chapter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organizations, and contributions are tax-deductible.  Your contribution will support education and community outreach programs.

NAPO-Seattle  is a legal entity separate and distinct from NAPO, Inc. (the National Association of Professional Organizers) and is not entitled to act on behalf of or to bind NAPO, contractually or otherwise.

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