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  NHGCSA Membership  
     
 

To apply for an NHGCSA membership:

  • Complete the NHGCSA Membership Application (click here to download).
  • Mail your completed application and payment to P.O. Box 784, Auburn, N.H. 0303. Your application will be presented for approval at the next Board of Directors meeting (usually the first Monday of each month) and you will be notified of the result.
To renew your NHGCSA membership: either mail your payment to P.O. Box 784, Auburn, N.H. 03032 or click here to process your payment online.
 
     
     
 
  Class A — Golf Course Superintendent $95.00  
 
 
     
  To become a Class A Member, a person shall be currently employed as a Superintendent, a Pro-Superintendent, or an Owner Superintendent in charge of golf course maintenance, who at the time of their application for membership has more than three years experience as a Golf Course Superintendent. Class A Members shall have all privileges of the Association, including the right to vote and to hold any association office.  
 
     
 
  Class SM — Superintendent Member $95.00  
 
 
     
  To become a Superintendent Member, a person shall be currently employed as a Superintendent, a Pro-Superintendent, or an Owner in charge of golf course maintenance, who at the time of their application for membership has less than three years experience as a Golf Course Superintendent, Pro-Superintendent, or Owner Superintendent. Superintendent Members shall have all privileges of the Association, including the right to vote and to hold any Association office.  
 
     
 
  Class C — Assistant Golf Course Superintendent $60.00  
 
 
     
  To become a Class C Member, a person, at the time of application for membership, shall be employed as an assistant to a Golf Course Superintendent. Class C Members shall have all privileges of the Association, except voting and holding office.  
 
     
     
 
  Class AC — Affiliate Member $95.00  
 
 
     
  Affiliate Member: To become an Affiliate Member, a person must be an individual of a business firm or governmental body interested in golf course management and/or in the growing or production of fine turfgrass, either individually or through employment by or other affiliation with a company, proprietorship or association, and who does not qualify for membership in another class. Affiliate members shall have such privileges of the Association as the Board of Directors may specify by Standing Rules, except those of voting and holding office.  
 
     
     
 
  Class S — Student Member $30.00  
 
 
     
  To qualify for Student Membership, an applicant must be a full-time turfgrass student in a formal course of education, or have completed his or her formal education less than one (1) year prior to the date of application for membership. Student Members shall have such privileges of the Association as the Board of Directors may specify by Standing Rules, except those of voting and holding office.  
 
     
     
 
  Class E — Educator Member $30.00  
 
 
     
  To become an Educator Member, a person must be an educator, extension agent, or researcher interested in the growing of fine turfgrass or golf course maintenance in general. Educator Members shall have such privileges of the Association as the Board of Directors may specify by Standing Rules, except those of voting and holding office.  
 
     
 
  Class AM — Associate Member $30.00  
 
 
     
  To qualify for class AM membership, an applicant must be an individual interested in golf course management and/or in the growing or production of fine turfgrass. Associate Members shall have such privileges of the Association as the Board of Directors may specify by Standing Rules, except those of voting and holding office.  
 
     
     
 
  Class AA — Life Member no annual dues  
 
 
     
  To be a Life Member one must have retired as a golf course superintendent and have reached the age of fifty-five (55) and 1) been a voting member for twenty (20) years, or 2) a former Board member, or 3) a charter member. A Life Member shall have all the rights and privileges of the Association except that of holding office. He shall not pay annual dues.  
 
     
     
 
  Class H— Honorable Member no annual dues  
 
 
     
  An Honorary Member may be elected by two-thirds vote of the Association after being recommended by the Board of Directors. Only those persons who have rendered special and valuable services to the Association or to the Golf Course Profession shall be eligible to such a membership. When a person's name is proposed to the Board of Directors for an Honorary Membership, it must be accompanied by a written report setting forth in detail the services accomplished and contributed by that person and this information recorded by the Secretary. An Honorary Member shall have the privileges of the Association except to vote and to hold office. He shall pay no initiation fee or annual dues. His membership may be canceled at any time at the discretion of the Board.  
 
     
     
 
  Class R — Retired Member $42.50    
 
 
     
  Any Class A, Class B or Affiliate Member reaching age fifty-five (55) who is retired and no longer seeking employment within the scope of activities of any membership class of this Association may apply to the Board of Directors in writing for Retired Membership, the annual dues for which shall be one-half the amount paid by Class A members. A Retired Member Shall have all of the privileges of this Association afforded the member in his or her immediate previous classification, with the exception of holding office.  
 
     
     
 
  Class I — Inactive Member no annual dues  
 
 
     
  An Inactive Member is an individual who, by reason of unemployment, illness or other adverse circumstances, has been placed in this class upon his or her application. The Board of Directors shall have the authority to act on such application and to place a member on Inactive status subject to terms and conditions as the Board of Directors may specify by Standing Rules.