How do I join?
Membership in the Association shall be those who are directly involved in the field of healthcare central service, operating room, infection control and materials management.
Active individual members have full voting privileges and are eligible to hold office and be appointed to serve on committees. Annual membership dues subject to participation in a VACS event, dues of $10 are required to maintain membership.
Retired membership may be granted to those individuals who have been active individual members of the (VACS) Association and have retired from the healthcare central services, operating room, infection control and/or materials management.
Retired Active members shall have no voting privileges, are not able to hold office, but may be appointed to serve on committees. Reduced fees shall be assessed for educational seminars and programs.
Associate membership may be granted to those individuals
who have substantial interest in and are indirectly involved with the central service function of a hospital or related health care activity, such as representatives of a medical supply industry or medical device industry, members of a corporation owning or providing consulting services to health care facilities.
Associate members have no voting privileges, are not eligible to hold office, but may be appointed to serve on committees. Annual membership dues subject to vendor participation in a VACS educational program.