NWS has an active support group in its Associate members. You may join by paying yearly dues, which entitles you to the same privileges as Signature Members with the exception of using the NWS initials after your name, holding the Board position of President, Vice-President, or Director at Large or voting at the annual business meeting.
Associate members are entitled to:
Receive invitations to all NWS events, openings and functions.
Submit an image for the Annual Exhibition.
Submit an image for the Annual Member Exhibition.
Receive the NWS Newsletter, published 3–4 times per year online.
Be listed in the catalog of the Annual Exhibition as an Associate member.
Receive the Annual Exhibition catalog for free.