The Association has three membership categories: Regular members, consisting of the Highway Superintendent or Commissioner of Public Works from every county in New York State; Affiliate members, consisting of businesses from the corporate community that support the highway and bridge industry; and Lifetime members, consisting of Superintendents and Commissioners recognized by the Association for their contributions to the organization and the industry. A fuller description follows:
Open to any in-office County Highway Superintendent or Commissioner of Public Works in New York State. Regular members have full voting privileges. Annual dues are $250 for regular members.
Open to engineering consultants, other municipal organizations, vendors supplying materials or services for highway or other public works projects and other vendors as approved by the Executive Committee. Affiliate membership may be on an individual or corporate basis. A corporation, company or firm shall designate one person to represent the organization in meetings or other mutual activities with the Association. Annual dues are $275 for affiliate members.
Lifetime members are nominated and elected by the Association's Executive Committee. To be nominated, the individual must have served as a Highway Superintendent or Commissioner of Public Works for a New York State county. They must also have demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment to the highway and bridge construction industries, and have been an active, participating member of the Association.
In 1909, a group of County Highway Superintendents met in Saratoga Springs, New York. Their intent: to form a close-knit organization that would support and inform its members and help them to do their jobs in a more efficient manner. Click here to read more.
The Continuing Education Consortium (CEC) was formed by the New York State County Highway Superintendents Association, Inc. (NYSCHSA) in the Spring of 2004 to provide accredited training and professional development programs to all industry professionals involved in the building and maintenance of New York's highways and bridges. Click here to read more.