Benefits of Membership
NPFVOA is a non-profit organization with a membership composed of approximately 250 vessels, support businesses and individuals totally dedicated to safety education and training for the commercial fishing industry and other mariners.
The NPFVOA Vessel Safety Program is managed by a board of fishing industry leaders and represents trollers, gillnetters, seiners, crabbers, large and small trawlers, longliners, including catcher-processors, at-sea processors, shoreside processing plants, and coastal freighters.
NPFVOA regularly provides information to its members on subjects such as:
Other benefits of membership include:
|• Discounted tuition for the USCG-approved safety training classes offered by NPFVOA.||• Database of crew training histories.|
|• Direct Mail/Broadcast emails on safety-related issues of special interest.||• Quarterly newsletters.|
|• Informative seminars & workshop with leading experts on current issues.||• Special discounts on safety training materials.|
|• NPFVOA membership mailing list to members only (upon request).||• Access to the Program's Resource Center.|
|• Priority in our Spring and Fall Fundraising Golf Tournaments - a great way to network with a broad spectrum of industry members.||• A safe forum to share opinions and ideas with members of the USCG, OSHA, and the USCG Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee.|
Most of all, your membership helps the Vessel Safety Program continue to expand its hands-on training programs, educational materials and ongoing safety enhancement efforts.
To become an NPFVOA member and support the Vessel Safety Program, please complete the application, check the appropriate membership box, and mail or fax it to NPFVOA today.
Complete & Print Membership Application Form (requires Adobe Reader)
Donations of money and/or equipment are greatly appreciated, tax deductible, and well-used to enhance our ongoing safety efforts!