The Association is designated as a charitable, non-profit organization under section 503(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your membership dues, donations to Association programs (scholarships, etc.), travel and lodging for annual meetings, etc., are fully tax-deductible for federal–and in some cases, state–income tax purposes. Please consult your tax professional for additional information.
(Thanks to Eric Haertel, Spaatz #318, for his tireless efforts to establish non-profit status for the Association!)