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Since we are using a new system, you will need to complete the application process so that we can update your file in the new database. However, you will NOT be required to re-submit recommendation letters, CV, or any supporting files. 

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New Members


PAVA application procedures vary with the level of membership. For all levels of membership, fill out the online form. Submit any requested supplemental materials together in one email to pavamembership@gmail.com. The subject line of the email must contain your last name followed by “PAVA Supplemental Materials.” Example: “Smith PAVA Supplemental Materials.” Your application cannot be fully processed until all supplemental materials have been received.

Annual membership dues cover from January 1 to December 31. If application approval for a new member occurs after July 1, the cost of the remaining year is reduced. 

If you have questions, please contact us.


FULL VOTING MEMBERS ($100/year, $65/after July 1): Members with voting privileges and eligibility to serve as board members or officers of PAVA. 
  • Online Application
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Evidence of pedagogical, clinical, or research competence (e.g., documentation of published articles or funded grants; certification of clinical competency (licensure in speech pathology, or board certification in otolaryngology); certification of completion of a fellowship or specialized training in voice; diplomas from academic institutions; additional letters of support form peers in your field)
  • Supporting email or letter from two current PAVA members
ASSOCIATE MEMBERS ($50/year; $30/after July 1): Members in allied fields with an interest in voice. 
  • Online Application
  • A brief summary of credentials, including current position, past positions, academic study, and any specialty training in voice. 
STUDENT MEMBERS ($25/year; $15/after July 1): Members currently enrolled in an educational program. Student membership is limited to a five year term with the possibility of one subsequent five year term. Student members can request reclassification to a higher level of membership upon the completion of training/education/fellowship and submitting any additional supplemental materials.
  • Online Application
  • Documentation of enrollment in educational program (e.g., transcripts, letter from university registrar or current professor/trainer)

If you are not sure which level is appropriate for you, please contact us.

Membership Application

PAVA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization136 S. Main St., Ste. 320, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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