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MEMBERSHIP GUIDELINES

  • Membership runs January 1 through December 31. Must be renewed annually to stay in good standing with the Association
  • Memberships paid through October 31 will be for the current calendar year.
  • Memberships paid on or after November 1 will be for the next calendar year.
When you join TCCA, you will be assigned to a Chapter in your area.  To see which Chapter your county is in, click this link - >TCCA Chapters by County.pdf


TCCA MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

TCCA MEMBERSHIP DESCRIPTIONS


Regular Member (*by chapter)

Any person serving in a non-judicial, non-vendor capacity as Court

Clerk, Administrator, or in any other capacity within the framework of municipal court or justice of the peace court, serving on a full time or part time basis, is eligible for membership upon paying the dues as provided for herein. Regular Membership dues include automatic chapter affiliation.

Regular members in good standing shall be entitled to receive copies of the Association newsletter and other mailings, attend the Annual Conference, attend the Annual Business Meeting and chapter meetings, vote, hold office, and serve on committees.

Court Job Summaries/Descriptions


Associate Member

Any person who serves in a non-vendor dual capacity role, primarily as Court Clerk.

Associate Members in good standing shall be entitled to receive copies of the Association newsletter and other mailings, attend the Annual Conference, attend the Annual Business Meeting and chapter meetings and vote, but shall not hold office or chair a committee. An Associate Member may serve on a committee. Associate Membership dues include automatic chapter affiliation.



Affiliate Membership

Any person who previously held a Regular or Associate membership or was designated as an Emeritus until their employment with a vendor.

An Affiliate Member shall be entitled to receive copies of the Association Newsletter, attend the Annual Business Meeting, Annual Conference, Chapter Meetings and Chapter Education. An Affiliate Member may not hold another class of membership in the Association and may not vote or hold office. An Affiliate Member may not serve on a committee. If the person is no longer employed by a vendor and was previously an Emeritus, their standing may be restored. Affiliate Membership dues include automatic chapter affiliation.



Emeritus

Any non-vendor person who has made a significant contribution to the science of court administration or rendered distinguished service in related fields may be elected as an Emeritus in the Association by a majority vote of the membership via online voting. The results will be announced at the annual meeting.

An Emeritus shall be entitled to receive copies of the association newsletter. An Emeritus may not hold another class of membership in the Association and does have the right to attend the Annual Business Meeting and chapter meetings, but may not vote or hold office.

An Emeritus may serve on a committee.


Corporate Partnership

Vendors may apply for Corporate Partnership with the Texas Court Clerks Association. Corporate Partners are entitled to receive copies of the Association newsletter as well as a copy of the Association’s current membership list. Copies of the Association newsletter and membership lists will be provided to the representatives indicated in the Corporate Partnership application.

Corporate Partners shall register as vendors to attend the Annual Conference of the Texas Court Clerks Association. Corporate Partners shall not have the right to attend the Annual Business Meeting, chapter meetings, vote, hold office or serve on a committee. 

Corporate Partners may advertise they are partners of the Texas Court Clerks Association; however, partnership does not constitute endorsement of their product, nor are vendors to imply as such. Any violation or appearance of a violation of this bylaw will result in revocation of the Corporate Partnership by the Board of Directors.

Corporate Partners may underwrite any hospitality and promote their product. Corporate Partners may not use the Texas Court Clerks Association logo on their advertising material. Application for Corporate Partnership will be reviewed and voted on by the Board for approval.



Once you complete your application you will receive an email confirmation that your application was received.  The email will also serve as an invoice for you to submit payment.  Print the email confirmation for your records and mail a copy with your payment OR you may pay online with a credit card.

*Please Note* Membership Cards are now available in your online profile. 

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