Become a Member

The Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals (ATAP) is the only global, membership-driven association dedicated to advancing the talent acquisition profession. Our goal is to help you do your job better.

ATAP will support you and the profession along the way. You’ll gain new perspective as you:

  • Help to shape the future of the talent acquisition profession
  • Gain access to peer-reviewed content
  • Build educational, ethics and measurement standards
  • Expand your network globally

Who can join?

Membership is open to all professionals working in talent acquisition.

This includes corporate, RPO, staffing agency, executive search, contract, sourcing, employer brand, service and technology vendor professionals.


$95 USD Per Year


  • Membership certificate
  • Exclusive online member community
  • Eligible to volunteer for working committees
  • Members-only research, white papers and annual report
  • Discounts on Association events, merchandise and professional development opportunities

Recommend to a Friend


Sincerest thanks to our charter members for their investment in the Association and the future of the talent acquisition profession.

Lifetime Charter Members

Tara Amaral
Shannon Anderson
Marie Artim
Dan Black
Lucas Berg
Ronnie Bratcher
Alitra Brown
Jason Cerrato
Grant Clough
Brad Cook
Gerry Crispin
Dean Da Costa
Michael Del Cerro
Tom Darrow
Amie Ernst
Lorne Epstein
Jeremy Eskenazi
Ali Farokhdad
Danielle Frank
Andrew Gadomski
Jodie Garrison
John Goudreau
Ben Gotkin
Shelia Gray
Sheila Greco
Kevin Grossman
Matt Grove
Elizabeth Guevara
Jason Hanold
Michael Homula
Chris Hoyt
Marc Hutto
Teela Jackson
Jim Kirkpatrick
Michael Kannisto
Susan LaMotte
Jessica Lee
Steve Levy
Cindy Loftus
Raine Lunke
BJ McGuire
David Manaster
Brent McCombs
Cindy McGregor
Diana Meisenhelter
Robin Montri
Chris Murdock
Maureen Neglia
Conor Nicholson
Elaine Orler
Mark Palmer
Erin Peterson
Sarah Puil
Christopher Reardon
Mark Simone
Alan Strauss
Melissa Thompson
Paul Turevon
Suvasanamayee Viswanatha
John Vlastelica
Jason Wade
Scott Weaver
Jo Weech
Sean Wheeler
Kara Yarnot
Derek Zeller

First Year Charter Members

John Baldino
Shari Bilarczyk
Dawn Burke
Debby Byrnes
Lori Calderon
John Carrozza
Devin Caster
Ryan Christoi
Michael Crouse
Jim D’Amico
Andrea DeDominicis
Jennifer DeLorenzo
Amy Denison
Nicole Dessain
Eric Dunlap
Roy Evans
Raymond Ferreira
John Gotham
Angela Hills
Carmen Hudson
Sara Jensen
Christine Johnson
Richard Kolikof
Conni LaDouceur
Tony Lioi
Bradley Louwen
Heather Marcom
Danielle Monaghan
Edward Moncayo
Ann Montgomery
Chase Morrow
Nathan Ollestad
Debbie Penn
Laurel Roehl
Nisha Shah
Laura Schneider
Adela Schoolder
Vinay Singh
William Staney
Cindy Songne
John Sullivan
Jerome Ternynck
Marcus Thorpe
Bryan Vetrecin
Elizabeth Weier
Laurie White
Ann Wilkerson

Membership FAQs

We understand you might have questions about ATAP. We’re here to help. Below are answers to some frequently asked questions.

Does it matter what level I am in my organization?

I am a recruiter at a staffing firm. Can I join?

I work for an HR tech provider, vendor or consulting firm. Can I join?

How long is my membership good for?

Does ATAP offer group or corporate memberships?

Is there a student membership level?

If my employer pays for my membership and I leave the employer, will I lose my ATAP membership?

If I leave the talent acquisition profession during the membership year, can I request a refund?

Can I share my membership credentials with others?

Are my dues tax deductible?

Help spread the word

The time really is now. Be a part of talent acquisition history. #ATAPGlobal

About ATAP

We’re helping professionals better learn from and network with each other.

Read our Story

Become a Sponsor

The success of our organization includes having partners aligned to our mission. We are looking for sponsors who want to help shape the future of the profession.

Sponsor ATAP