APSA (Associate) - is awarded for contributions to the advancement of photography that are primarily service-oriented. These may include service to PSA or other photographic organizations or photography related services to the general community. While a high degree of photographic proficiency and achievement are often evident, personal achievement alone does not qualify a candidate for this honor. A Candidate for this honor must be a member in good standing for at least six consecutive years prior to the above deadline. A majority vote by the eight members of the Honors Committee is required for the Candidate to be elected an Associate.