NCMA Membership Information

An NCMA membership offers many opportunities and advantages to the contracting professional regardless of the industry or "side of the business" you're on.

NCMA is unrivaled in offering members the best and most current educational opportunities. The association strives to keep members updated on the latest trends and practices in contracting. The monthly Contract Management magazines and a full library of educational resources are a couple of examples, and monthly chapter meetings typically feature topics that challange or advancce the profession.

Professional development is also a key area of focus. An NCMA certification continues to provide members a meaningful advantage as a mark of a knowledgeable and accomplished contracting professional.

NCMA also gives individuals an opportunity to develop leadership skills by volunteering at the local, regional, and national levels of the association. Active NCMA members enjoy the support of a large network of contracting professionals, including job posting services at many chapters and at the national level.

For all the benefits that NCMA offers, the cost to join and renew is affordable, making an NCMA membership a great value.

NCMA offers membership options to meet a variety of individual and group needs. Join today and start receiving the benefits of an NCMA membership.

An NCMA membership provides you with the following:


  • Education & Training
  • Virtual Learning
  • National Conferences
  • Chapter Workshops
  • Chapter Speakers
  • Scholarships


  • Professional Assistance
  • Job Search Service
  • Leadership Development
  • Special Topic Committies
  • Networking
  • Three Certifications
  • Code of Ethics
  • Body of Knowledge


  • Periodicals & Educational Products
  • Monthly Magazine
  • Journal
  • Chapter Newsletters
  • Seminar Manuals


  • Discount Opportunities
  • Platinum Mastercard w/Plus Miles
  • GEICO Auto Insurance
  • Airborne Express
  • Real Estate Commisssions


National Contract Management Association's (NCMA) Phoenix Thunderbird Chapter serves the Phoenix area contracting professionals as the professional association for buying and selling acquisition professionals. With greater than 254 members from around the community, the Phoenix Thunderbird chapter represents a diverse group of large and small businesses and government organizations. Our chapter is the best place to advance your understanding and performance in contract management.

Our Mission is to increase the professional capabilities and credentials of Contract Managers and business professionals through quality educational events, premium networking and volunteer serve opportunities.

We accomplish this mission through:

NCMA Membership Benefits

The numerous benefits of NCMA Membership continue to increase and are highlighted at the following link: (Select Membership > Benefits for Membership Benefits and to download a Membership Brochure)


NCMA Membership Justification Packet

For access to a NCMA Membership Justification packet which you can easily share with your employer the many reasons why employer support of NCMA Membership can be beneficial to employee/employer alike: (Select Membership > Join to download a NCMA Membership Justification packet)


NCMA Membership Application

For membership application, visit: (Select Membership > Join to download application)

Membership Application appears which is able to be downloaded for completion, and contains the instructions to phone, fax or mail in completed Membership Application to NCMA HQ.

Contract Management Code of Ethics

Each member of the contract management profession accepts the obligation to continuously improve one’s professional knowledge and job performance in the field of contract management, and to abide by the letter and spirit of the ethical standards as set forth in the Contract Management Code of Ethics posted on NCMA Headquarters website.

For NCMA Chapter By-Laws Phoenix Thunderbird Chapter

Click on Chapter By-Laws