The Benefits of Becoming an Affiliate Member (Vendor Partner)

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 12:30 PM | Anonymous

Affiliate Membership/Vendor Partner

What is VTMGMA? We are a statewide organization whose mission is to enhance the health care management profession by providing networking opportunities with other health care professionals, timely information, and professional training and education. We are a Vermont nonprofit corporation established in 2005. We currently have over 50 members located throughout Vermont.

What is an Affiliate Member? Our bylaws describe affiliate membership as an individual or organization who is not a member of a medical office, but who has an interest in or provides services to medical business management. An affiliate member:

  • May hold one Board position.

  • May vote on matters brought before the membership.

  • May sponsor meetings for an additional cost – i.e. have logo on printed materials distributed at the meeting and as part of all communication regarding the meeting.

  • Ability to distribute marketing e-mails via the VTMGMA board Immediate Past President. Distribution would be at the discretion of the VTMGMA board.

What are the Advantages of Affiliate Membership? The principal advantage is having easy access to managers of medical practices in Vermont. These individuals typically have broad decision-making responsibilities for day-to-day operations.

  • Attendance at member meetings for 2 individuals from your organization with lunch included.

  • May set up display table at meetings.

  • Networking opportunities with members at meetings.

  • Company LOGO and link on VTMGMA website (

  • Annual brief presentation at a member meeting.

Cost. Annual dues are $500 per calendar year.

Questions? Feel free to contact any of our Board Members:

Greta Irwin, President (520) 43-8508

Vicki Porter, Vice President (802) 233-9043

Nick Jaidar, Treasurer (310) 804-7560

Rosemary Christie, Secretary (802) 860-6725

Ellen Tantlinger, Past President (802) 864-7483

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