Association membership offers an array of services including peer-to-peer mentoring, training certification, career opportunities and so much more. Please review our membership requirements thoroughly before applying. Do know that all memberships requires:
- Employment in a Public Administrator, Public Guardian, or Public Conservator office in one of the 58 counties in California as well as
- Authorization from a member’s manager to verify county employment status (shown by completing the Authorization Form, found below)
We have provided the Authorization Form here. Please download and complete prior to applying and then upload as part of the application process below (a link to the free Adobe Reader has been provided for your use).
Don’t know which membership is right for you? Have questions about membership fees? Don’t hesitate to give us a call with your membership questions – we’re here to help.
Terminating a Membership
For members who need to have their membership terminated, we ask that your Supervisor or above complete a form by clicking here. Thank you.
All PA, PGs, PCs or other County Officials designated by respective Boards of Supervisors, Councils, or by election to perform the duty of Public Administrator, Public Guardian, or Public Conservator within the respective county or any Chief Assistant, i.e., Chief Deputies, Senior Deputies, Deputies, Assistant, etc., who bear responsibility for the daily operation of the above named offices and are so designated in writing by the Principal.
All supervisory or management personnel except first line supervisors by whatever title, i.e. Chief Deputy, Assistant, Deputy, etc., who are employees of the county agencies providing the services of PA, PG, PC and receiving a salary paid by the county or by statutory fees and actively engaged in the profession of estate and case management and investigation functions of PA, PG, or PC.
Excluding persons who qualify as Principal or Associate Members, all employees of the county agencies providing the services of PA, PG, or PC and receiving a salary paid by the county and actively engaged in the functions of Public Administrator, Public Guardian or Public Conservator.