New Member Registrations and Renewals
If you need to pay dues for 2017, whether renewing or joining for the first time, you are in the right place. Life members and new graduates – follow the instructions below, or check here for more information.
We appreciate your patience as we upgrade the system to improve your experience. If you have technical issues or questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For membership questions, contact email@example.com.
It will take 10-15 minutes to fill out the form. If you’re renewing and in a hurry, you can just fill in the required fields and submit your payment, then return to the “My Membership” page to fill in the other information at any time. Until payment is completed, you will only have access to your user profile and public areas of the site.
Step 1. Figure Out Your Membership Level and Dues Owed
You’ll need this information when you fill out your registration. Do you have questions about which category you fit into? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Active Members: Veterinarians living and practicing in the State of Hawaii. One hundred twenty five dollars ($125.00) per year.
Retired Members: Thirty dollars ($30.00) per year.
Life Membership: Individuals who have reached the age of 65 with twenty or more years paid membership in HVMA. Dues waived. See special instructions.
Affiliate Membership: Individuals who are 1) employed by the Federal Government and in residence in Hawaii, 2) employed by the State of Hawaii or 3) practicing and residing outside of the State of Hawaii. Thirty dollars ($30.00) per year.
Veterinary Student Membership: Currently enrolled in an AVMA accredited veterinary school. Twenty five dollars ($25.00) per year.
New Graduates: Graduates of an accredited veterinary school within the same calendar year as application for membership (e.g. if applying in 2017, graduated or scheduled to graduate in 2017). Dues waived. See special instructions.
Recent Graduates: Graduates of an accredited veterinary school in the calendar year immediately preceding the year of application for, or renewal of, membership (e.g. if applying in 2017, graduated anytime in 2016). Fifty dollars ($50.00) per year.
Military Membership: On active duty with the Army Veterinary Corps and serving in Hawaii. Dues waived. See special instructions.
Step 2: Fill Out the Form
Follow the instructions below according to your current account status.
If you already have a username and password with hawaiivetmed.org: Go to My Membership to update your information and renew. We appreciate your taking the time to fill out all fields (except the New Member fields at the end) so that we can update our records. Your information will be securely stored so that in future years, you will only need to submit changes. Mahalo!
If you are an HVMA member, but have not already created an account: Fill out the account creation form. We appreciate your taking the time to fill out all fields (except the New Member fields at the end) so that we can update our records. Your information will be securely stored so that in future years, you will only need to submit changes. Mahalo!
New members: Please fill out all fields. Once you have paid, you will gain full access to the site pending approval of your membership at the next Executive Board meeting. Before beginning, we recommend that you gather the following:
- License numbers and status from all states where you hold / have held a veterinary license.
- The names of two active members who are willing to sponsor you (if you don’t have two sponsors, please contact email@example.com for help).
You can come back later to fill these out if you need to, as long as all required (marked with an asterisk) fields are completed now. This information must be provided, however, in order to have your membership approved by the Board and to retain your access. You can pay now and gain access to member features, or wait to submit your payment when your membership has been approved.
Step 3. Proceed to payment on the PayPal website.
Once you submit your registration, click the button to proceed to PayPal. Although you will receive an email with your username and password, you will not be able to access members-only areas until we have received your payment.