Chapter consists of approximately 135 Certified Fraud Examiner Members,
Associate Members, Affiliates of the Chapter, Retired Members and Students. To join the Chapter and start taking advantage of discounts for CPE and other activies, you must register and pay yearly dues/fees, if applicable.
The process for joining the chapter varies depending on the type of membership and how you want to remit payment for the yearly dues/fees. A yearly membership is for a calendar year and is not prorated for partial year membership. The five membership types are detailed in The Five Membership Types section below.
If you are a Chapter Member, Chapter Associate Member or Affiliate of the Chapter, every year you need to both register and pay membership dues/fees.
If you would like to submit your membership form and pay your yearly dues by credit card or PayPal through the internet, please use our web based membership process.
If you would like to write a check for your membership please fill out the Adobe PDF membership
form. (Adobe Acrobat Reader can
be downloaded for free here.) The completed membership form and check can be brought to the next meeting or can be mailed with your payment to the following address:
Pacific Northwest Chapter/ACFE
P.O. Box 215
Auburn, WA 98071-0215
If you fall under the student or retired member category, you only have to fill out a registration form. There is no charge for the student and retired member membership types. You can register by filling out and submitting an online form.
The Five Membership Types
Chapter Member: Annual Membership Dues of $24 per calendar year.
A Chapter Member is required to be a a Certified Fraud Examiner, is eligible to vote and hold any office in the Chapter, and is eligible to participate on Chapter committees. Only CFEs may hold the office of President and Training Director. Membership in good standing is the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is required.
Chapter Associate Member: Annual Membership Dues of $30 per calendar year.
A Chapter Associate is not required to be a Certified Fraud Examiner, but Membership in good standing in the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is required. A Chapter Associate is eligible to vote and may hold any office in the Chapter except President and Training Director, and is eligible to participate on Chapter committees.
Affiliate of the Chapter (Non-Member): Annual Membership Dues of $36 per calendar year.
Affiliates of the Chapter are not required to meet the qualifications and requirements for membership in the Chapter or the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, but are encouraged to do so in the future. Affiliates of the Chapter are those parties, regardless of their field of endeavor, who desire to be a part of the fight against fraud and white-collar crime. Affiliates of the Chapter, shall have no Chapter voting rights, and shall not be eligible to hold any Chapter office or participate on Chapter committees.
Student Member: Annual Membership Dues of $-0- per calendar year.
Effective June 1, 2016, Student Membership in the Pacific Northwest Chapter/ACFE is open to graduate and undergraduate college and university students who are Washington state residents or non-residents attending an accredited college or university in Washington state and have an interest in fraud prevention and detection. Undergraduate students must be currently enrolled in at least nine semester hours (or equivalent) and graduate students must be currently enrolled in at least six semester hours (or equivalent) in an accredited college or university. Students may attend most, but not all, Chapter fraud training seminars at no cost for a period of no longer than two years in this status.
Retired Member: Annual Membership Dues of $-0- per calendar year.
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