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ARA MEMBERSHIP LEVELS + PRICING GUIDE

EXECUTIVE MEMBERSHIP:

Dues – $500 per year

Plus: $100 per customer-facing employee. There is a cap of 50 employees on the assessment. A customer facing employee is any staff who interfaces with lenders, debtors/consumers, or handles confidential information.

There will be an annual Legislative Investment Fund contribution required. This fee is based on company size as well:

0-6 $100
7-14 $150
15-24 $200
25+ $250

The membership is held by the company with an owner/executive named as contact/voting representative. Must be in repossession business two years, full office open to the public, pass a background and credit check, maintain minimum insurance standards and hold a certificate from an approved national training program.

EXECUTIVE MEMBER – PROBATIONARY:

Dues – $500 per year

For companies with less than two years in business. Dues are same as Executive with all rights and privileges except voting.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP:

Dues – $225 per year

This membership class is for employees of repossession companies. We want to develop a more dedicated level of professionalism and a feeling of belonging to something that can be a future for them and their families. It affords them access to leadership training and advanced vocational materials as well.

AFFILIATED MEMBERSHIP – CORPORATE LEVEL:

Dues – $2500 per year

Allows multiple people in an organization to participate in association events and training classes. Members will be a part of an advisory council and have opportunities to meet directly with the Board of Directors on strategy to affect the direction of the industry as a whole.

INDIVIDUAL LEVEL AFFILIATE:

$250 per year

For individuals that desire to be a part of the association regardless of the Corporate standing.

VENDOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP:

Dues – $3000 per year

Gives suppliers preferred access to members and opportunities to be featured on the website, directory and development of the Marketplace and Member Resources area. All members will receive a special invitation to the ARA Convention Reception for some personal time with the members. Vendor Associate members that exhibit at NARS will receive their space at a discounted rate ($2400).

SECONDARY OFFICE LISTINGS:

$500 per year

These are optional listings for all members, there will be a site inspection performed on each secondary office. These listings are included in the ARA publication and the online directory.

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