Full Membership

Qualifications for membership to CINA shall be:

  • Registered professional nurse of Indian origin or heritage
  • Must have current RN license in any states or territories of USA
  • Resident of California or currently employed in California
  • Must be of good professional standing (not barred or suspended license)

Affiliate Membership

Retired nurses (currently not in practice after holding US RN licensure), Student Nurses who are currently enrolled in pre-licensure program and Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) of Indian origin and heritage can be affiliate members of CINA by paying the required membership dues.

Associate Membership:

Nurses who are not of Indian origin/ heritage can be given associate membership if they support the mission of the chapter. Associate members do not hold voting privilege or the right to serve the organization as elected officers.

Must agree with the mission and comply with the rules and bylaws set by California Indian Nurses Association(CINA).

Membership Fees:

Membership fee is $75 for 1 year. (US Dollar)
Membership fee is $125 for 2 years (US Dollar)
Membership fee for Life Membership:  $300 Term -10yrs
Retired Nurse (Non-practicing) $30 for 1 year
Student (Pre-licensure) $30 for 1 year
Licensed Vocation Nurse- $30 for 1 year
Associate Membership – $75 for 1 year

Fiscal year for membership shall be from January to December (same as the calendar year of the association)

Responsibilities of Membership:

Each member has the responsibility to uphold the value & mission support the goals & objectives, of CINA. Further, members are to respect each other, promote team work and uphold the professional nursing code of conduct always.


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