State Association Membership Awards Each year, SNA recognizes state associations for increasing membership, attaining the membership goals determined by SNA, and achieving the greatest increase in membership amongst state associations. Certificates will be awarded to the State President at the State Awards Ceremony at SNA’s Annual National Conference (ANC). Cash prizes will be mailed as checks to the state association after ANC. Each state association will only be given one of the below three awards. Increasing Membership AwardEach state which increases its membership over the previous May 31 year end numbers will be awarded $2 per every increase in members to a maximum of $200. The Increasing Membership Award is only given to states which increased membership but did not meet the requirements for the Membership Goal or Member Division Champion Awards.Membership Goal AwardEach state which meets its membership goal for the year (as determined by SNA headquarters) will be awarded $300. The goal for 2015-16 is a 3% increase in membership. Membership Division ChampionsThis award is given to the two state associations in each member division which have increased membership over the past year by the largest number of members and the largest percentage of members.Division membership will be based on May 31 membership numbers of the previous year. The divisions are as follows: 1 to 500 members 501 to 1,000 members 1,001+ membersIn the event that a single state has the largest number increase and the largest percentage increase in a division, the state in that division having the second largest percentage increase will receive the second award.Each Member Division Champion winner will be awarded $500.