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SAPAA Membership Benefits

 SAPAA offers exceptional benefits that help you grow professionally:
  • Sound education,that's unattainable elsewhere, through a proprietary information program and high quality conferences.

  • Professional networkingthat brings you in contact with peers, overseers, and technical support throughout the country.

  • Value-added programs, like a special website for members only that contains up-to-the minute information on regulations, industry changes, and education sessions.

  • Membership directoryin a user-friendly format so that you can locate peers in a matter of seconds.

  • Professional liability insurance programthrough Marsh & McLennan Agency.Together with MMA, SAPAA has developed a professional liability insurance program specifically for companies in the drug testing and substance abuse program management industry.This program is now being offered to SAPAA members to provide the necessary protection from risks unique to this industry. Regardless of your size, Marsh & McLennan Agency's service platform can reduce your risk, provide coverage consistency, and make the insurance process easier.Make sure that you are being protected through an agency who understands your business.The Marsh & McLennan team is prepared, experienced, and excited to help.

SAPAA is proud to partner with Marsh & McLennan Agency to provide our members with a professional liability insurance program.



SAPAA Membership Types

Member organizations are comprised of two types, outlined below.  Membership in SAPAA has been established on a calendar year, and is valid from January 1–December 31.

Classification A ($550):  Any firm or corporation, with 6 or more employees, primarily engaged in the administration of workplace substance abuse programs or the supply of products and services ancillary to the substance abuse prevention industry. This category includes, but is not limited to, in-house administrators, consortium, other third-party program administrators, vendors (such as producers and manufacturers of equipment or products related to biochemical testing services; drug testing laboratories; medical, mental health, and employee assistance service providers; or collection sites), and government entities. A firm or corporation may join in its own right or as a part of a larger corporate umbrella structure that is a member, butClass Amembership is limited to no more than 10 employee representatives. Each organizational member is entitled to one vote.

Classification B ($175):  Any firm or corporation only engaged in specimen collection services (including alcohol testing or POCT services), government entity or a not-for-profit organization with a significant interest in the prevention of substance abuse and who does not derive the main source of its income from the provision of drug and alcohol testing programs, or small vendors (as outlined in Class A) and service agents with 5 employees or less. Class B membership is limited to no more than 5 employee representatives. Each organizational member is entitled to one vote.

 

Are you ready to join SAPAA?  Click here to join online through our website, or click here for a printable version of the application to complete and mail in with your payment.