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Motivational Speakers – Do You Qualify?

The PSASA has two levels of membership

Qualifying Criteria for Members:

Any individual shall be eligible for Membership in the PSASA Association who:

Qualifying Criteria for Associates

Any individual shall be eligible as an Associate in the PSASA Association who:

Such person must be a person who speaks, trains or coaches professionally and earns a major portion of his or her income from at least 25 fee-paid engagements per annum. Such person must be a person who speaks, trains or coaches professionally but does not yet qualify for membership status under those criteria.
Or Or
A member earns a minimum of R250, 000-00 or equivalent currency as speaking related income during the 12 months preceding the application or upgrade. one who aspires to speak professionally, or a person who is involved in a business or other organisation that supports the speaking or training industries
Lives within the geographic boundaries of the Association Lives within the geographic boundaries of the Association
Has a reputation of integrity and sound character; Has a reputation of Integrity and sound character.
Has not been declared insolvent and has never been expelled from the PSASA or other similar organisation Has not been declared insolvent and has never been expelled from the PSASA or other similar organisation
Agrees, upon acceptance of application for Membership, to abide by the by-laws, the Association’s Code Ethics and such other rules or regulations as may be adopted from time to time; Agrees, upon acceptance of application for Associate status, to abide by the by-laws, the Association’s Code Ethics and such other rules or regulations as may be adopted from time to time;
Meets such other requirements as may be established by the Presidents Council and the council of the PSASA. Meets such other requirements as may be established by the Presidents Council and the council of the PSASA.
Current and Paid-up Members may use the PSASA Associations logo on their material, web sites etc. Associates may not use the PSASA Association’s logo under any circumstances
Members are encouraged to use their Membership Status wherever possible and promote the PSASA where appropriate. Associates may not represent that they are ‘Members’ of the PSASA
Members may vote on any issue which may result in a change to the Constitution of the PSASA Associates may not vote on any issue which may result in a change to the Constitution of the PSASA
Members may also vote on any other issue at any meeting of the PSASA Associates may vote on any other issue at any meeting of the PSASA
Note: all persons accepted for Members Status will be expected to downgrade to Associate Status as soon as they no longer qualify in terms of the Member Status requirements.     Note: all persons accepted for Association Status will be expected to upgrade to Member Status as soon as they qualify in terms of the Member Status requirements.    
Membership fee for Members includes the monthly subscription to the Speaker magazine, and Voices of Experience CD, published by NSA (USA). Associate fee for Associates includes the monthly subscription to a link to download the Speaker magazine, and Voices of Experience CD, published by NSA (USA).
Members of the PSASA automatically confers membership status of the GSF (Global Speakers Federation) Associates are not eligible for membership of the GSF ( Global Speakers Federation)