Membership Opportunities

As a member of the Rainier Chapter, APA additional opportunities to promote the industry, help provide recognition for the work done by payroll professionals daily, or provide public service education on employment and payroll related issues are bountiful, for instance:

  • Networking Opportunities: Membership in the Rainier Chapter, APA and attendance at our monthly chapter meetings will provide many opportunities to meet other professionals in the Pacific Northwest and exchange ideas on a broad range of issues which may be impacting your organization or job functions.

  • Career Building Opportunities: Advance your career as a payroll professional. Members of the Rainier Chapter can participate in the opportunity to join a study group which will prepare you for taking one or both of the American Payroll Association’s certifications: Fundamentals of Payroll Compliance (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) .

  • Chapter Committee Involvement: As a member, you can join a chapter committee and become a vital contributor to the chapter’s commitment to the payroll community. Committees such as the …

    • Membership - where you could assist in maintaining and generating various ways to increase membership in the Rainier Chapter, APA.

    • Education - which has been instrumental in providing 80 Payroll Source books to chapter members at a substantial discount, or organize and facilitate Study Groups.

    • National Payroll Week - where you could assist in the organizing the chapter’s National Payroll Week’s events and promotions…could always use your time, talent or ideas to help make 2012 the chapter's best year yet!

  • Board of Directors: As a member of the Board, you could contribute to the success of the Rainier Chapter, APA by promoting chapter events/activities with local, state and national colleagues. Each board member provides a unique and integral opportunity to demonstrate the ever increasing significance payroll professionals play in this global economy.

  • Community Service Opportunities: Every year the Rainier Chapter of the American Payroll Association participates in community service projects to gain exposure for the payroll industry and to give back to our community. Past chapter projects have included food drives for food banks in the Northwest as well as donation drives to provide professional apparel for job seeking homeless persons.

Anyone interested in joining other Payroll Professionals can become a member of the Rainier Chapter of the American Payroll Association! Membership in the Rainier Chapter is available as an Individual Member:

Individual Membership

Yearly dues of $50.00. Individual memberships are for individual persons, regardless of the individual’s employment organization. Should you change employers, your membership will follow you when you join another firm.

FYI: Corporate membership options have been discontinued as of 7/1/2015. All current corporate memberships will retain active membership status until the expiration date of your paid dues. Upon renewal, all members will be transferred to an individual membership.

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