Become a member

The Consulting Architects of Alberta represents firms of all sizes and shapes. Whether you are a sole practitioner focusing on residential work, a medium-sized firm working on government contracts, or a large one with commercial and industrial work – or any variation on these – membership in the Consulting Architects of Alberta offers value.

The CAA also accepts Individual Members, including Registered Architects, Licensed Interior Designers, Intern Architects and Students who work independent of a Registered Firm or whose firms have chosen not to join the CAA.

Membership Details

New Members

  • Joining is simple – simply fill out one of the two following Application Forms:
  • Membership Fees are $100 per Registered Architect or Licensed Interior Designer employed by a firm up to a max of $1000.
  • Individual Membership fees are $100 per Individual Architect or Licensed Interior Designer or Intern Architects (the fee for Intern Architects may be waived at the discretion of the board if the Intern Architect volunteers and actively participates on a CAA Committee), and Students may join for Free.

Renewing Members

  • Membership expires annually on the date of membership fee invoicing.
  • Members will receive an automatic reminder of the upcoming renewal date by email approximately one month before renewal with a request to confirm the number of Registered Architects of Licensed Interior Designers employed by the Firm.
  • Renewal invoices will be sent within the first week of the renewal month.

Change of Member status

  • A member may withdraw from membership by doing so in writing to the Board to
  • Any member may be expelled from the membership for any cause thought to be reasonable by the Board on a majority vote of the Board.


  • Payment of annual membership renewal invoices is due within 30 days of the invoice date.
  • Payment may be made by Cheque, Direct Deposit or eMT.

Delinquent payment

  • Members who have any outstanding amounts owing to CAA, for whatever reason, will not be eligible to renew their membership until all outstanding amounts are paid in full.
  • If payment is not received by the CAA within 30 days of the membership invoice date, the following actions may be taken:
    • A FIRST REMINDER e-mail sent to the primary contact at the member firm indicating that their payment is past due.
    • At 45 days from the membership invoice date, a FINAL NOTICE sent to the primary contact. At the same time, a follow-up telephone call may be made to encourage payment.
  • If no payment is received by 60 days past the date of the renewal invoice, the Executive Administrator may at his/her discretion remove the name of the member firm from the list of members on the website.
  • Any member in arrears for membership dues is automatically suspended at the expiration of four months from the end of the membership year. Upon membership expiration, the member has no access to membership benefits, services or responsibilities in the CAA.
  • A late renewal fee (after the 60-day mark) of 10% may be levied at the discretion of the Board.