As many OCPA members may know, use of checks as a method of payment has fallen drastically in recent years. At the same time, use of debit cards, PayPal and other forms of electronic payment has become the most common form of payment. In keeping with this trend, at its October 2015 board meeting, OCPA adopted a new policy for payment of membership and meeting fees effective January 1, 2016.
Forms of payment now accepted are:
Because electronic payments are generally safe and easy to use, the Board of Directors believe accepting electronic forms of payment will benefit OCPA members, including reducing wait time at meeting registration and protecting the financial health of OCPA.