The total membership in TOTA stands at approximately 1400,
which includes, occupational therapists (OTs), occupational therapy
assistants (OTAs), students (MOTS, OTS, OTAS), and a number of organizational
Membership may be acquired at anytime during the year. The membership year begins
when a member joins and ends the day before the one-year anniversary of joining.
The cost for a one-year membership is as follows:
|Occupational Therapy Assistant
|One Year Sustaining
|Two Year Sustaining
|Three Year Sustaining
Two- and three-year memberships are available for professional members
at discounted rates. Check the back of the membership
application for these rates, along with information about Sustaining
and President's Club memberships.
How to Become A Member of TOTA
You may obtain a membership application through the association office (address
and phone below). Or
you can join online with your Visa or Mastercard right
now! To join online, click the following link. A new window will open
to our secure server. Complete the membership application and make
your payment. When completed, close that window to go directly to the
member login page. You will receive your password by email shortly.
Use your email address and password to enter the Members Only area
You can also download a .pdf version of the application
form by clicking on this link. Complete the form and send it
in! (If you don't already have it, you will need the free Adobe
Acrobat reader plug-in to view and print the form. Be sure to
bookmark this page so you can come back after installing the plug-in.)
Gold Seal Members
Gold Seal Members are those who send their annual membership fee to the TOTA
office before their membership renewals are due. They receive a discount on
registration for full conference at TOTA's annual Mountain Central Conference
and on continuing education offerings throughout the year. Students can not
be Gold Seal Members.
Some benefits of individual membership include:
- Revista OT newsletter (available online for download as
a .pdf file)
- Access to the online TOTA membership database
- Opportunities for continuing education
- Networking opportunities
- Monitor legislation and give testimony
- Monitor state agency rules
- Ongoing public relations and marketing
- Toll free number for information access
- Home district meetings
- Educational scholarships
- Membership discount for each new member you sponsor
- Much more!!!
Many issues that affect the practice of occupational therapy affect
your practice are determined at the state and local levels. It is
important for you to become a member of your state organization. Member
up today. It's a great investment in your career.
TOTA employs a legislative representative and an OT lobbyist to keep its membership
apprised of developments in the Texas Legislature which affect the occupational
therapy profession. Relevant information is reported to members in the TOTA
newsletter, Revista OT, and online via the legislative
area of the web site. Additionally, we host an e-mail tree to
notify our members of significant developments during the legislative session
and beyond. If you are a member of TOTA and would like to join the list, e-mail us.
Your email address will be added to our listserve.
Much of the work of TOTA is accomplished by member volunteers. Contact TOTA
or your local district to find out how you can apply your talents within