We encourage you to find the membership option that best suits you by reading below what each membership offers. Payment for membership will be done on an annual basis at a date to be determined by the Board of Directors.
- Who Can Be a Member?
- What Can I Do as a Member?
- Membership Benefits
- Membership Categories and Annual Dues
Who Can Become a Member?
- healthcare facilities
- Local health departments
- Federal or state agencies
- Educational institutions
- Businesses or corporations
What Can I Do as a Member?
- Shape North Dakota’s rural healthcare system with a statewide network of rural health professionals and interested stakeholders.
- Become an effective voice for North Dakota’s rural healthcare system by driving NDRHA strategies.
Engage in current events at the state and national level through NDRHA publications:
- NDRHA listserv
- NDRHA e-newsletter
- Attend the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health at a discounted price.
- Receive a National Rural Health Association affiliate membership – includes receiving news alerts.
Membership Categories and Annual Dues
healthcare facilities (including hospitals, nursing homes, public health, mental health facilities, community centers, etc.), nonprofit organizations, government agencies, educational institutions, and other organizations.
- Dues: Dues are based on the size of the organization's operating budget and divided into two categories: a) Operating budget less than $4 million = $250.00; b) Operating budget over $4 million = $500.00.
- Voting: Each organization is entitled to four votes, with one vote through the designated representative as reflected on the membership books.
Rural health advocates, consumers, community representatives, rural healthcare professionals, etc.
- Dues: $50.00
- Voting: Each individual member is entitled to one vote.
Active students enrolled in any health-related training program.
- Dues: $25.00
- Voting: This is a non-voting membership.
Contact Kylie Nissen at firstname.lastname@example.org.