Membership Benefits

NAGARA offers its members many membership benefits, making your investment with the only association dedicated to supporting and championing the government archives and records administration profession quite worthwhile! We invite you to review the suite of membership benefits listed below, download the membership benefits flyer, and join our growing ranks today!

The NAGARA Webinar Series

The NAGARA Webinar Series, a membership benefit introduced in November 2016, provides members of NAGARA free access to professional development opportunities from the comfort of their own home or office on a near-monthly basis. Non-members pay $19.00. NAGARA's webinar's often quality for ACA and ICRM re-certification and maintenance credits.

Annual Conferences

Members of NAGARA receive substantial discounts on registrations to the Annual Conference. Annual Conferences usually last three day, with pre-conference educational workshops, access to industry vendors in a vibrant exhibit hall, evening networking receptions, and dozens of educational sessions. Non-member registrations cost more than buying a membership and then registering for the event! Attendees at NAGARA's Annual Conferences can earn several ACA and ICRM re-certification and maintenance credits.

Seasonal Online & Regional Forums

Tired of traveling far distances? Having a difficult time obtaining professional development opportunities without spending a fortune? Learn from the best and improve your professional talents and skills by attending NAGARA's valuable training sessions near your home! NAGARA's Online and Regional Forums ensure members have access to quality learning opportunities regardless of where they live, at a substantially discounted price. Seasonally-held Online or Regional Forums are one-day mini conferences, comprised of four or five learning sessions, and qualify ACA, ARMA, and ICRM re-certification and maintenance credits.

NAGARA's Resource Library

The NAGARA Resource Library, a membership benefit introduced in March 2017, provides members of NAGARA free access to an ever-growing collection of valuable resources intended to benefit and support government archivists and records managers successfully perform their work. Get the support you need to successfully perform your work with this living, ever-growing collection of valuable online resources designed exclusively for NAGARA members at all levels of government.

NAGARA's CommunityChat Forums

Exclusively for NAGARA members, the CommunityChat is the Association's members-only network for collaboration and discussion on topics of interest to Government Archivists and Records Managers. Through the forums, NAGARA members can communicate their concerns, questions, gripes and insights with their fellow members on nearly any topic relevant to the group.


Membership in NAGARA provides you access to networking with over 800+ government archivists and records managers. Meet fellow professionals live and in person at a NAGARA event, on the CommunityChat, or view the members-only online membership directory.

NAGARA's Jobs Board

Members of NAGARA may submit job openings and view available positions on NAGARA's Jobs Board at no charge! Dozens of jobs, for professionals working at all levels of government, are continually rotating through the Jobs Board. Don't miss your chance to climb the professional ladder!

Interesting in Joining?

NAGARA is currently offering Individual, Student/Retired, and Organizational memberships. Prices vary, depending on your desired membership level. Click below to learn which option is best for you and JOIN US today!