The PPW Board understand that raising the membership dues is never welcome, but simply put, the time has come. Rates haven’t increased in years, but operating costs have accumulated year-over-year, as well as needed operating budgets for Marketing and Education to actively promote and advertise for new members. There were thorough and thoughtful conversations throughout the year that culminated at our Summer Retreat. The Board was unanimous in its decision.
The results of the increase will enable us to:
PPW is unlike most professional organization.
Rate and membership changes include:
I know that you may have more questions, please visit this FAQ page to understand how this will affect you.
Mike Busby, M.Photog, CPP, FP
Leadership of PPW
The governing body of the Professional Photographers of Washington, Inc. is a Board. The Board shall consist of an Executive Board composed of the elected Officers of the Association, the Immediate Past President, plus an elected District Representative from each District of the PPW as set forth in the PPW Bylaws.
The President, with the help and approval of the Board, shall appoint all Committee Chairs of this Association and committees are for advisory purposes only, but are always available for additional help or further questions.
Districts and district Representatives
Washington is divided into four districts which are made up of the following counties, except where noted otherwise:
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS OF AMERICA COUNCILORS IN WASHINGTON STATE
PPW is an affiliate of the Professional Photographers of America and the councilors represent them and can answer any questions about PPA.
PPA is truly a member-owned and member-run organization. PPA members govern the organization through representatives in the PPA Council. Council members are:
• Prepared to handle Association business, which may include Bylaws and Adopted Procedure changes and the election of the PPA Board of Directors and/or its nominating Committee.