You MUST be a NARO member (in good standing) to enroll or participate in the CMM Program.
Associate Level Certification is designed for the individual who wishes to increase his/her base of knowledge in managing personal mineral properties and NOT client properties.
The individual must not receive monetary compensation except for managing personal or family mineral interests. If they receive outside compensation for mineral management, they need to register at the Professional Level.
Applicants that enroll and test as Associate, when they should have enrolled as Professional, will have to re-test at the Professional Level.