Associate level membership is reserved for TRIO personnel working in a clerical/office support position, or for TRIO personnel working outside of the ASPIRE region.

Associate Membership is for individuals meeting either of the following two criteria: (1) employed in a clerical/office support position within a TRIO, GearUp, or other educational opportunity/equal access type program located in the states of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah or Wyoming; (2) persons employed full-time or part-time in TRIO, GearUp, or other educational opportunity/equal access programs located in states which are not included in the ASPIRE, Inc. region.

Each Associate Member is entitled to vote in all regional and state elections, and may serve on committees, but may hold no office in the association or serve on the Board of Directors.

Current cost: $50 per person

*Membership is non-transferable.

If you are a continuing member with ASPIRE and previous membership purchases were made under a different name, please contact Dawn Eckhardt at dawn.eckhardt@und.edu to have your records combined so we may make sure all years of service to ASPIRE are recorded accurately.

Please provide the answers to each question as you would like it to be listed in the ASPIRE Membership Directory