Send the completed form to the FPRA Jacksonville Chapter along with a copy of your résumé and a check for the appropriate dues and processing fee.
Mail the entire application packet to:
2835 Forbes St.
Jacksonville, FL 32205-7520
FPRA Membership Categories
Individual Professional. Individuals professionally qualified by education or experience, who devote at least 50 percent of their working time to public relations activities and pay their own dues. The membership belongs to the individual.
Institutional Professional. Any organization, corporation, governmental agency or similar institution may join and appoint representatives who are professionally qualified by education or experience and devote at least 50 percent of their working time to public relations activities. The organization pays the dues and owns the membership.
NEW: Student-To-Professional. Any person professionally qualified by education, who has graduated within the past 12 months from an accredited college or university with a degree in a related field of public relations/communications, devotes at least 50% or more of his/her working time to public relations activities, and pays his/her own dues shall be eligible for the student-to-professional membership. This membership is available for a maximum of one year from date of joining.
Multiple Professional Institutional. Any organization, corporation, governmental agency or similar institution may join and appoint several representatives who are professionally qualified by education or experience, devote at least 50 percent of their working time to public relations activities and are employed in the same location (building). In addition to lower annual dues, multi-professional members are eligible for lower annual conference registration fees. The organization pays the dues and owns the membership.
Retired Professional Membership. Any professional memberwho has retired from the full time practice of public relations forprofitand has reached 62 years of age or more, shall be eligible for retired professional membership.
Life Membership. Any member of the association who has demonstrated extraordinary service to the profession and the association at both the state and local level, upon the recommendation of the Past President’s Council to the Board of Directors, followed by unanimous vote of both the board and the membership present at any regular meeting, shall be eligible for life membership. Life members shall not be liable for dues or assessments.
Allied. Any person, either as an individual or representative of a firm or corporation, interested in the activities of the association and in an allied field of the public relations profession, is eligible for allied membership. As with professional memberships, if the individual pays the dues, he or she owns the membership. If an organization pays, the membership belongs to the organization.
Associate. A person professionally or academically qualified for professional membership, but who is temporarily not actively engaged in a public relations position. This membership is available for a maximum of one year.
Student. Full-time students enrolled in accredited institutions of learning and interested in public relations. Student memberships run from September 1 – August 31.
- Individual Professional – $170
- Institutional Professional – $170
- NEW: Student-To-Professional – $85
- Multiple Professional Institutional : First Membership – $170; Each Additional Membership – $160
- Individual Institutional Allied – $170
- Plus $35 processing fee for each new member.
- Associate Membership – $52.50*
- Student – $25.00*
- Retired – $15.00*
* No Processing Fee Required
For additional information, please contact Phyllis Bell-Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.