Who Can Be a Contractor Member?
NSTA's Contractor Membership is open to any school bus contractor operator. As defined in the NSTA Bylaws, a school bus contractor is any independent school bus contract-operator is any person, firm, partnership or corporation operating as owner or lessor of one or more vehicles engaged primarily in the transportation of children to or from school or related events.
Contractor members make up the vast majority of NSTA membership base and is the only group afforded voting rights within the association.
Why Should I Become a Contractor Member?
In a word... access. NSTA Contractor Members have access to:
How Do I Join?
- Exclusive Savings and Benefits Programs: NSTA has over 20 different benefit programs that will save you money on parts, insurance, fuel, technology products and financial services. Click here for a full list of benefits.
- Industry Information: Members receive the NSTA Newsletter every other Tuesday and it is chock full of the latest industry information including coverage of all the federal legislative and regulatory issues that affect your business. The brand new NSTA Website is home to all past issues of the NSTA Newsletter as well other valuable information. NSTA has also created several toolkits -- including a comprehensive Outsourcing Toolkit -- to help you secure more contracts and improve your operations.
- Networking Opportunities: NSTA holds 4 meetings throughout the year that provides members with the opportunity to meet with industry colleagues and suppliers. You can find out more about events in the Events area of this website.
- Powerful Representation on Capitol Hill: NSTA works with all branches of the federal government to protect your business and the interests of the school transportation community. The issues we have affected include keeping the fuel tax exemption, protecting you from unfair government competition from transit agencies and securing grants on behalf of members to retrofit fleets.
Download the appropriate application below and send it in with a check or fax it with your credit card information.
Contractor Membership Application - US
| Contractor Membership Application - Canada
I Have More Questions.
Just contact the NSTA Central Office at 800-222-6782 and we'll be happy to answer your questions. We'll even be happy to put you in touch with one of our Board Members
so you can get a contractor's view of how NSTA has helped them.