Membership is granted after completion and receipt of a membership application. All memberships shall be granted upon a majority vote of the Steering Committee.

Successful applicants can select between three basic membership levels:

Organizations, Businesses, Non-Profits, and other Coalitions Membership

Annual dues:

The amount required for annual dues for businesses, organizations, non-profits, and other coalitions shall be $100 per year.

Individual Membership
Annual Dues:

$20 per individual, unless changed by a majority vote of the members at an annual meeting of the full membership. Individuals and organizations that would like to donate more to the cause, please click here.

 Active Membership –

  • Eligibility to participate on Steering Committee. Steering Committee Members have full voting rights. (Must be a Tacoma resident to be eligible)
  • Participation in bi-monthly VSTC meetings.
  • Active support of VSTC priorities and activities.
  • Organizational recognition (if applicable) by VSTC.
  • Basic Membership –
    • Annual meeting participation.
    • Participation in bi-monthly VSTC meetings.
    • Non-voting membership level.
    • Organizational recognition (if applicable) by VSTC.
    • Annual meeting participation.
  • Endorser –
    • Organizational recognition (if applicable) by VSTC. Non-voting membership level.
    • Annual meeting participation.
  • Rights of members: Each Active Member shall be eligible to appoint one voting representative to cast the member’s vote in association elections. Continued membership is contingent upon being up-to-date on membership dues.A Resignation and Termination: Any member may resign by filing a written resignation with the secretary. Resignations shall not relieve a member of unpaid dues, or other charges previously accrued. A member can have their membership terminated by a majority vote of the membership.


    Non-Voting Membership: The board shall have the authority to establish and define non-voting categories of membership. (Examples include Basic Membership and Endorser Membership).


    If you are passionate about supporting youth in Tacoma Public Schools, and your views align with our mission, become a member! Please contact for more information.