Frequently Asked Questions

Membership FAQs

How do I join AMA Central Virginia (AMACVA)?

Sign up on and select Central Virginia as your chapter! 

My email address and password aren’t working on the AMA site.

AMA updated their website and membership system on in February 2019. You may need to reset your account. Follow these directions.

If you’re still unable to get in, contact AMA customer service at 800-AMA-1150.

Why doesn't my AMA password work on the AMACVA site?

Our website ( is separate from the AMA national site ( and requires a separate login.

I don't know my AMACVA password. How can I reset it?

If you have forgotten your login information, or if you are a new member and have not set it yet, please click Forgot username/password on to reset/set your password.

I just joined AMA, so why can't I register for an event as a member?

Please contact [email protected] and we'll help you register at the correct ticket rate. 

Unfortunately, there's no way for us to automatically receive the membership status from AMA national. Generally, there's a 1-week lag before we can get the roster report and upload it to the AMACVA website.

Why is there no option for me to register as a member for an event?

Members must log in to the AMACVA site to view the member ticket option. You can log in on the event registration page or at

I'm a member of another AMA chapter, can I get the member ticket rate?

Yes! You'll still register online for the event as a non-member, but with a coupon code, your ticket cost will be lowered to the member ticket rate.

Email [email protected] with your AMA member information and the event you'd like to attend to receive your coupon code.

How can I update my contact information?

Log into the national AMA site ( to view your profile and update your contact information. We update our local system every 1-2 weeks with a roster that AMA provides.

If you need us to update our system sooner, email us at [email protected], but please update your info through the national site as well.

Chapter members can log in to access the member tickets for online event registration, update contact information, and view order history.