KAHTEA Membership, Dues, and Join


  1. Academic members
    Anyone who is actively engaged in a teaching, administrative, or supervisory position in the hospitality and tourism disciplines or closely related fields in public or private institutions shall be eligible to become an active member.
  2. Associate members
    Membership shall be open to any person or group interested in supporting the purpose of the Association.
  3. Industry members
    Membership shall be open to any business organization interested in supporting the purpose of the Association.
  4. Student members
    Students currently enrolled in colleges, universities, or other educational institutions are eligible to become student members of the Association. Student members shall not have the right to vote or hold office in the Association.
  5. Honorary members
    Persons who have made outstanding contributions to the Association and hospitality and tourism education may be awarded honorary membership upon approval by the Board of Directors.

Membership Dues

  1. Academic members – $100
  2. Associate members & industry members – $400
  3. Graduate student members – $30
  4. Undergraduate students – $30
  5. Honorary members shall be exempt from payment of dues. Any member whose dues are in arrears shall be dropped from the roll.  Members who have been dropped may be reinstated at any time by the payment in advance of one year’s dues.


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