Affiliate memberships consists of the following:
- Any firm, corporation or association may apply for affiliate membership which has been in business in Virginia for one year engaged in selling of newspaper supplies, equipment or services. However, membership shall be withheld or withdrawn if it is exploited.
- An affiliate member shall pay dues and shall be entitled to all privileges of the association except those of voting, holding office and serving on committees.
- Each affiliate member shall be reviewed at the summer meeting of the board of directors for approval of membership for the ensuing year.