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Membership in the association shall consist of full, associate, life, emeritus and honorary membership. Honorary members shall have the rights and privilege of full members except the right to hold an office, serve as an official delegate or serve as a committee chairman.

Full membership shall consist of North Carolina State University and North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University Extension specialists and teaching, research and technical faculty and staff working at a state or regional basis and who receive any portion of their salary from North Carolina Cooperative Extension and/or faculty who with an Extension appointment or provide technical support to Extension programs, regardless of the employee’s source of salary funding.

Associate membership shall consist of North Carolina Cooperative Extension directors, associate directors, assistant directors and other state and district administrators.

Life membership shall consist of active or retired Extension workers formerly holding full or associate membership and who pay life membership dues.

Emeritus membership shall consist of individuals who were full or associate NCACES members and served for ten or more years in a full-time position at NC State University or NC A&T State University.

Honorary membership shall consist of individuals approved by the executive committee.

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Dues, collected by the Treasurer at association meetings, are $20 annually. Make checks out to NCACES. Members can pay for multiple years. You may also mail checks to Mail check to S Gary Bullen Campus Box 8109 Raleigh NC 27695-8109.