Memberships

Membership term is July 2017 – June 2018

 

MASC members enjoy the following benefits:

• A network of professionals in the aging field with whom you can share ideas or call upon for advice.

• A website that provides information on MASC activities as well as links to local, state and national aging agencies. Go to www.marylandseniorcenters.com.

• Easy ways to communicate with others through our listserv. (masc@masc.topicbox.com)

• Advocate and promote legislation in the interest of senior citizens.

• Profession development and training opportunities offered at locations throughout the state.

• Innovative and fun ideas for programs and events published in the annual Program Awards Directory.

Multipurpose senior centers, aging affiliated groups and organizations, as well as practitioners in the field of aging may join the Association. There are four categories of membership: Individual, Center, County/City and Business.

Members may serve as officers, members-at-large, serve on committees as members and/or chairpersons and shall have voting privilege and the privilege of attending workshops at discounted member rates.

  • Individual Membership $25
    This membership in the Association shall be open to those individuals whose primary occupation in the State of Maryland is in the delivery of services to seniors including, but not limited to, senior center programs and services, academic institutions, area agencies on aging or other aging agencies, so long as the individual meets the professional requirements of this organization.

Individual membership may also be held by (a) volunteers serving on Senior Center boards and commissions, (b) students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in the aging field at a college or university, and (c) individuals with previous work experience in the aging field who are now retired.

Administrative personnel with the Area Agencies on Aging and the MD Department of Aging wishing to receive membership benefits (such as voting privileges, ability to serve as an officer, and the ability to receive discounted training fees for more than one person) must apply for individual membership.

Members may serve as officers, members-at-large, serve on committees as members and/or chairpersons and shall have voting privilege and the privilege of attending workshops at discounted member rates.

 

  • Individual Student Membership, Dues Waived
    To be eligible you must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college or university.

 

  • Center Membership $50
    This membership may be granted to staff employed at a single senior center in Maryland. All staff listed on the membership application will be eligible to serve as officers, members-at-large, serve on committees as members and/or chairpersons, and shall have voting privilege and the privilege of attending workshops at discounted member rates. There is no limit to the number of members joining from a single location.

 

  • County/City Membership $150
    This membership may be granted to staff at multiple senior centers in a given jurisdiction in Maryland. All staff listed on the membership application will be eligible to serve as officers, members-at-large, serve on committees as members and/or chairpersons, and shall have voting privilege and the privilege of attending workshops at discounted member rates. There is no limit to the number of members joining from an entire county or city jurisdiction.             

                                           

  • Business Membership $125
    This membership may be granted to businesses and organizations which are associated or affiliated with senior centers and/or have exhibited bona fide interest in the senior center field but who do not directly offer senior programs and services.  The business must specify one representative.  This one representative has one vote, the privilege to serve on committees as a member or as a chairperson, and the privilege of attending workshops at discounted member rates.

 

  • Non-Profit Organization Membership $75
    As designated by the Internal Revenue Service