CJJA Council membership is available to any individual appointed to serve on a full-time basis as the person directly responsible for the administration of juvenile corrections of a state, or a juvenile corrections system of a metropolitan area with a population of 500,000 or more. Council membership is also open to the juvenile services administrator of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. A person who is eligible for membership shall become a member upon submission of an application to the Council and approval of the application by the Executive Director of the Council.
The membership year is on a fiscal year beginning July 1 through June 30 of the following year.
The CJJA Executive Board has voted to also offer a category of membership dues that includes the travel costs to attend one of two annual business meeting.
Only active members are eligible to vote or to be members of the Board of Directors.
CJJA membership fees are based on a sliding fee scale according to annual budgets of each member’s juvenile corrections agency.