Associate membership shall include either sworn or non-sworn persons who are employed by a governmental agency, public safety/emergency services and either directly or indirectly receive support responsibilities from tactical medical providers or those who seek to further the education and training of tactical EMS providers. These may include but are not limited to Tactical Operators, Hostage Negotiators, Tactical Instructors and retired inactive tactical EMS providers. Current tactical EMS providers assigned to a unit outside the state of Kentucky would also be included as associate members. This classification allows current or retired tactical EMS providers who have been previously assigned to or in support of a tactical unit and who have left their unit under honorable circumstances to hold membership with the KYTEMS. This is a limited membership not holding voting privileges for matters concerning the organization and is subject to the rules and approval by the Board of Directors.

Dues = currently no dues will be charged