These members receive direct access to the
research process by recommending topics that impact the channel, first
access to serving on project task forces, and networking with other CAP
partners at NAED meetings. They also receive special recognition at the
NAED Regional Conferences and the National Meeting. This group serves as
a permanent council to the NAED Foundation and receive regular
communications regarding funds, critical research project updates and
the development of educational programs.
The Associates' membership is comprised of distributors (contributing $25,000 or more) and the
invitation to operate as an advisory group of contributors to discuss
potential research topics. They also receive recognition at the NAED
Regional Conferences and the National Meeting.