Membership Information

 

 

Want to become a member? Fill out the 2016 New Membership application form and join today.

If you are a New Member and want to Join online select Join Now.

If you are a Renewing Member and want to Renew online select Membership Renewal.

For a PDF Form to mail/fax select link below. Please insure you select if you are a renewing member or a New Member. A New Member is someone who has never been an AAVLD member or someone who has let their membership expire after December 31.

2016 AAVLD Membership New/Renewal Form 

2016 AAVLD Organization Membership Form

2017 AAVLD Membership Renewal Form

Membership Dues

AAVLD membership is open to any individual interested in animal disease laboratory diagnosis. Memberships run by the calendar year (January-December) and membership dues payments are due by November 15th of preceding year to ensure inclusion in the membership directory and receipt of all six issues of JVDI.  Note: In order to receive an Annual Meeting registration discounted rate you are required to be a current year AAVLD Member.

 

Membership dues for the 2016 membership year are as follows:

  • Full membership - $200.00
  • Graduate Student/Resident membership - $25.00
  • Vet Student/Undergraduate membership - $25.00
  • Retired membership - $25.00
  • Associate membership - $50.00
  • Institution or Agency Membership (New) - Multiple fee levels 
  • Affiliated Industry Membership (New) - $2500.00

 Full Membership - $200

New Membership Form

Renewal Membership Form

Renewal Membership Form

  • Subscription to the Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation.
  • Discounted registration to the annual AAVLD scientific meeting held in conjunction with the United States Animal Health Association (USAHA).
  • Newsletter covering association news.
  • Membership directory of veterinary laboratory diagnosticians from 50 states, 9 Canadian provinces and 28 countries.
  • Representation in national and international policy developments in animal health.
  • AAVLD Foundation for tax-exempt contributions for the advancement of veterinary diagnostics.
  • Access to the AAVLD listserv, an open discussion on topics in veterinary diagnostic medicine.

Graduate Student/Resident Membership - $25

 

  • Graduate Student/Resident Membership is available to members concurrently pursuing residency training or graduate studies in a discipline directly related to animal disease diagnosis.
  • Includes all the benefits of full membership.
  • Proof of enrollment must be submitted with your membership application.  
  • Membership at this level is limited to 7 years.  

Veterinary Student/Undergraduate Membership - $25

 
  • Limited to students in a veterinary school or in undergraduate programs considering a career in veterinary medicine.
  • Online Only JVDI subscription (does not include print copies of JVDI)
  • Does not have voting rights or the ability to hold office or chair a committee.

 Retired Membership - $25

 

  • Any individual who has been an active member of AAVLD for at least the past 10 years and is retired from active professional life may request Retired Membership status.
  •  Includes all the benefits of full membership.

Associate Membership - $50

 

  • Associate Membership is limited to clerical and technical staff laboratories engaged in animal disease laboratory diagnosis.  
  • Includes all the benefits of full membership except that Associate members do not receive a subscription to the  Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation and do not have the right to vote,hold an Association office or chair/co-chair a committee.  

Institution or Agency Membership (New)-Multiple fee levels

AAVLD Institution or Agency Membership electronic form

AAVLD Institution or Agency Membership form PDF

  • Designed for state and national institutions or organizations such as colleges, departments or laboratories, and government agencies.
  • Designed to get people who have not been individual members involved in AAVLD and experience the benefits AAVLD provides to the profession and stakeholders served.
    • Those enrolled in this membership category cannot have been an individual AAVLD member for the last 2 years.
    • The maximum time diagnosticians/faculty can be enrolled through this membership category is 2 years.
  • Fees are based on lab size.
    • Labs with less than 50 faculty and staff: $500
    • Labs with 50-100 faculty and staff: $1000
    • Labs with greater than 100 faculty and staff: $1500
  • Benefits
    • Electronic access to JVDI for 10 people
    • Reduced registration fees for 10 people/year to attend the annual meeting
    • Access to newsletter and listserv for 10 people
    • Electronic access to membership directory
    • Access to recorded webinars
    • Access to “best practice videos of laboratory techniques”
    • Representation in national and international animal health policy development
    • Those individuals and institutions or organizations or agencies represented do not have voting rights in AAVLD
Do not have the right to hold office or chair a committee

 Affiliated Industry Membership (New)-$2500

AAVLD Organization Membership electronic form

AAVLD Organization Membership Form PDF

  • Designed for allied industries, private and commercial laboratories
  • Fee: $2500
  • Benefits
    • Listed as Affiliated or Allied Members in JVDI and AAVLD website
    • Electronic access to JVDI for 10 people
    • Reduced registration fees for 10 people/year to attend the annual meeting
    • Access to newsletter and listserv for 10 people
    • Electronic access to membership directory
    • Access to recorded webinars
    • Access to “best practice videos of laboratory techniques”
    • Representation in national and international animal health policy development
    • Those individuals and institutions or organizations or agencies represented do not have voting rights in AAVLD
    • Do not have the right to hold office or chair a committee