As a health care professional, you have a great deal of responsibility and are willing to accept the challenges that come with the position of caregiver. The Arkansas EMT Association is just the ticket for those seeking to develop their skills or to share ideas with people of similar backgrounds.
AEMTA is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to EMS excellence. The Association strives to promote the professional status of the First Responder and EMT and encourages continuing education through its focus on current concepts of emergency care.
How can you benefit as a member?
Certification marks the beginning of each EMT’s career. Continuing education is necessary to prevent skill degradation and to learn about emerging technology. Only through continuing education and networking can we assure ourselves. and those we are fortunate enough to serve, that quality care is always available.
Regular Membership – $20 per year
Any resident of the State of Arkansas who has certification from the Arkansas Department of Health and /or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians is eligible for Regular Membership.
Any resident of the State of Arkansas who has completed an approved DOT First Responder Course and/or is a volunteer with a recognized volunteer agency is eligible for regular membership.
Any resident of the State of Arkansas who is employed by and/or affiliated with an EMS agency as recognized by the board of directors is eligible for regular membership.
Any person who is not a resident of the State of Arkansas, but who can meet the requirements as stated above may become a regular voting member but may not be elected to an office within the association or any of its committees or societies.
Associate Membership – $15 per year
Any individual or organization who is not an emergency medical technician or first responder may become an Associate Member. An Associate Member shall have none of the obligations of membership other than dues and shall not be entitled to make motions, vote, or may not be elected to an office within the association or any of its committees or societies.
Lifetime Membership – $250 (one time payment)
Any individuals who qualify as active members and pay a one-time Lifetime membership dues as determined by the Board of Directors may become a Lifetime Member. Lifetime members are entitled to the privileges given to any active member as defined by the by-laws and policies set forth by the Association. Members who are elected to the office of President and who have completed their terms as President shall be granted lifetime membership in the Association without having to pay any membership dues.
Honorary Membership – No Charge
Upon the signed recommendation of one member, seconded by another member, and by two-thirds vote by the Board of Directors, Honorary Membership may be conferred upon any person who shall have rendered notable services to the association. An Honorary Member shall be entitled to all privileges of the Association except those of making motions, voting, and election to an office within the association or any of its societies.
Emeritus Membership – No Charge
A member, upon recommendation of the Board of Directors, who has a long history of service to the Association but may no longer be actively engaged in the EMS Profession, may be elected to Emeritus Membership Status. Such person shall have rendered outstanding service to the Association. He/She would be given the title Member Emeritus. A Member Emeritus, or an Officer Emeritus (using proper title, e.g. President Emeritus) shall have none of the obligations of office but shall be entitled to all the privileges and rights pertaining thereto.
Affiliate Membership – $120 per year
Any manufacturer or distributor actively engaged in the work related to emergency services may apply for Affiliate Membership in the Arkansas Emergency Medical Technicians Association, Inc. Said Affiliate member will not be entitled to make motions, vote, or may not be elected to an office within the association or any of its committees or societies.
Membership shall be contingent upon the approval of the membership committee.
Corporate Membership – $250 per year
Corporations or businesses may join the Arkansas EMT Association as Corporate Members.
The corporate member will have the following benefits:
– A fifty percent (50%) discount on all advertising in the EMT Association Newsletter and the conference program.
– Officers or employees of the corporation may attend any EMT Association meeting but will not
be entitled to make motions, vote, or may not be elected to an office within the association or
any of its committees or societies.
– All EMT Association quarterly newsletters and EMS Conference Program will have a listing of
all corporate members.
Department (Squad) Membership – $175 per year for 20 members; $8 each additional
Services or organizations may join the Arkansas EMT Association as a Department Member which includes the first 20 members. The members will have the same rights and privileges as regular members.
Dues shall accompany any application for membership in the association. Dues shall be as follows:
|Regular Membership||$ 20.00 per year|
|Associate||$ 15.00 per year|
|Lifetime||$ 250.00 – one time charge|
|Affiliate||$ 120.00 per year|
|Corporate||$ 250.00 per year|
|Department (Squad)||$ 175.00 per year for first 20 members$ 8.00 for each additional member above 20|
**** Note: Department Memberships can only be completed and mailed or emailed in. Online registration of departments is not available. Download the Department (Squad) Membership Application below.
Anyone wishing to join a society associated with the EMT Association must first become a member in good standing with the Arkansas EMT Association. The current AEMTA Societies are First Responder, Fire/EMS, Industrial, Instructor/Coordinator, and Paramedic. All society dues are $10 per society.
Join AEMTA Today
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Updated Hard Copy Application Coming Soon!
NEW ONLINE MEMBERSHIP NOTES
The AEMTA’s new online membership application is powered by Cvent and may contain different formats and changes from earlier versions.
All AEMTA memberships can be purchased online except for Honorary, Emeritus, and Department (Squad) memberships. Applications for these types of memberships will be posted to the website soon.
With Cvent, once you create your username (e-mail address) and password please remember it or use the password reset option. This login information will be used for future membership options and conference registrations.
The biggest change with the online application is how Society memberships are handled. When creating your profile you will have the option to select what societies (First Responder, Fire/EMS, Industrial, Instructor/Coordinator, or Paramedic) you wanted to join. On the Membership Type Selection page you need to select the membership and the number of societies you selected on the previous page (i.e. Regular Membership plus 2 Societies (for Paramedic & Instructor Coordinator).
As with any new system there will be bugs and growing pains. Please be patient as we work through all of these things.
For questions or problems please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.