Membership Information

The total membership in TOTA stands at approximately 1600, which includes occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, students, and a number of organizational members.

Membership may be acquired at any time during the year. The membership year begins when a member joins and ends the day before the one-year anniversary of joining. The cost for a one-year membership is as follows:

Annual Membership
Occupational Therapist $135
Occupational Therapy Assistant $105
Student $30
One Year Sustaining $180
Two Year Sustaining $310
Three Year Sustaining $460

Two- and three-year memberships are available for professional members at discounted rates. Check the back of the membership application for these rates, along with information about Sustaining and President's Club memberships.

How to Become A Member of TOTA: Join Online Now!

You can also download a .pdf version of the application form by clicking on this link. Complete the form and send it in! (If you don't already have it, you will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader plug-in to view and print the form. Be sure to bookmark this page so you can come back after installing the plug-in.)

Gold Seal Members

Gold Seal Members are those who send their annual membership fee to the TOTA office before their membership renewals are due. They receive a discount on registration for full conference at TOTA's annual Mountain Central Conference and on continuing education offerings throughout the year. Students can not be Gold Seal Members.

Some benefits of individual membership include:

  • Revista OT newsletter (available online for download as a .pdf file)
  • Access to the online TOTA membership database
  • Opportunities for continuing education
  • Networking opportunities
  • Monitor legislation and give testimony
  • Monitor state agency rules
  • Ongoing public relations and marketing campaign
  • Home district meetings
  • Educational scholarships
  • Much more!!!

Many issues that affect the practice of occupational therapy affect your practice are determined at the state and local levels. It is important for you to become a member of your state organization. Member up today. It's a great investment in your career.

Special Projects

  • Mountain Central Conference
  • District-level special events and projects.

Legislative Information

TOTA employs a legislative representative and an OT lobbyist to keep its membership apprised of developments in the Texas Legislature which affect the occupational therapy profession. Relevant information is reported to members via email, in the TOTA newsletter, Revista OT, and online via the legislative area of the web site. 

Volunteer Information

Much of the work of TOTA is accomplished by member volunteers. Contact TOTA or your local district to find out how you can apply your talents within the association.