MEMBERSHIP CLASSES

 

 Regular - (click for application)

$115 annual dues (Jan. to Dec.)  $10 of this is not tax deductible as it may be used for lobbying expenses.

Any person, firm, partnership or corporation is eligible to be a Regular member of the Association provided that such applicant for membership shall: 

  • Be properly certified or licensed by the respective state agency for the application of pesticides if engaged in the application of pesticides under one or more categories in the states where business is performed. 
  • Have a record consistent with and agree to abide by the Articles of Incorporation, By-Laws and Code of Ethics of the Association. 
  • Be in accord and agreement with the Purposes of the   Association. 
  • Is eligible to hold a position on the Board of Directors and have a single vote. 
  • An employee of a Regular member is an employee member of the Association by virtue of his or her employment with the Regular member. 
  • Receive one set of all mailings.
  • Attend all Association functions at member rates.

Corporate - (click for application)

$800 annual dues (Jan. to Dec.) $10 of this is not tax deductible as it may be used for lobbying expenses.

Any firm, partnership or corporation in the business of providing services and materials to public or private green industry businesses 

  • One vote and is anyone in the corporation can run for an elective position.
  • Receive all Association mailings and correspondence.
  • One booth at annual winter conference and meals served during the conference for two corporate representatives
  • Advertising in quarterly newsletters, conference program, membership directory.
  • Line to your website from AMTOPP’s website 

 

Associate - (click for application)

$50 annual dues (Jan. to Dec.) $10 of this is not tax deductible as it may be used for lobbying expenses.

Any person, firm, partnership or corporation who is not actively engaged in the application of pesticides is eligible to be an Associate member of the Association and pay any dues as required by the Board of Directors. 

  • May not vote and is not eligible to hold an elective office. 
  • Receive all Association mailings 
  • May attend all Association events at the Regular member rates. 

 

Student

No annual dues

A student who has been awarded a Scholarship from the Association may attend Board of Directors meetings and conferences for one year starting with the Annual Conference after the award of the scholarship. 

  • No voting privileges, nor eligible to hold an elective office,
  • Receive all Association mailings and notices. 

Honorary

No annual dues. 

Any person who has made a major contribution of material benefit to the turf, ornamental and pesticide industry may become an Honorary member by three-quarters vote of the members of the Board of Directors. 

  • No voting privileges, nor be eligible to hold an elective office, nor be required to pay any dues or assessments. 
  • Receive all Association mailings and notices
  • Attend all Association functions at no charge
Membership Type

The Benefits of AMTOPP Membership:

  • AMTOPP is a statewide association made up of a diverse membership from the public and private sectors representing many disciplines within the Green Industry.  The AMTOPP membership includes lawn care, arborists, pesticide applicators, sprinkler installation,  landscape installation and landscape maintenance, horticulturalists, landscape designers, and foresters.  

  • One of our greatest resources is the knowledge our diverse members bring to the organization.

  • Summer Field Day is AMTOPP's opportunity to give back to our community.   AMTOPP volunteers services to the Montana State Veteran's Cemetery in Miles City, Columbia Falls , and Missoula.  

  • An annual conference and trade show provides training sessions to obtain required CEU’s (Continuing Education Units) for pesticide licenses and ISA credits for certified arborists.  It also provides an opportunity to share ideas with your peers.

  • Tests for ISA certified arborists are offered.

  •  As a representative of Montana's Green Industry,  the AMTOPP President and Vice President travel to Washington D.C. to participate in the 'Day on the Hill'.  This trip provides an opportunity to discuss issues affecting our industry with Montana's state representative and senators.  While in D.C. they also participate in the National Association of Landscape's "Renewal and Remembrance," at Arlington Cemetery.

  • A paid Executive Director to organize and manage the Association.

  • AMTOPP is a member of the National Association of Landscapers (NALP),  receiving numerous benefits with the membership.

  • An AMTOPP member has the opportunity to become a board member to help guide AMTOPP into the future.

 

Association of Montana Turf, Ornamental and Pest Professionals

173 Cottonwood Rd - Townsend, MT 59644 - (406) 204-0100

 

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