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MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

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 membership@pavavocology.org. 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 February 1, the fees will be prorated monthly. 

If you have questions, please contact us.

MEMBERSHIP TYPES:

FULL VOTING MEMBERS ($100/year, prorated monthly for new members after February 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 from peers in your field)
  • Two Recommendation Letters
OR
      • One recommendation letter from a current PAVA member* and two recommendation letters from professional colleagues familiar with your work and collegiality.
*If you do not know any PAVA members, please contact the director of membership. The regional governor of your area will contact you to schedule a phone or Zoom meeting and will provide a recommendation to the director of membership (in addition to two recommendation letters from professional colleagues).

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS ($50/year; prorated monthly for new members after February 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; prorated monthly for new members after February 1):

Members currently enrolled in an educational program.

      • Online Application
      • Documentation of enrollment in educational program (e.g., transcripts, letter from university registrar or current professor/trainer)
*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.

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

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

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