Any company that is or plans to manufacture, implement, or use CompactFlash products should consider membership in the CFA.
There are two levels of membership in the CFA. Affiliate dues are $2,500 per year and Executive dues are $5,000 per year.
Executive members provide the direction of the association by approving the by-laws, mission statement and other organizational documents, as well as voting on all technical and marketing issues. Executive Members are eligible for Board of Directors and committee chair positions.
Affiliate members receive minutes from all CFA meetings, and are eligible to participate in any CFA marketing activities. All CFA members receive copies of the CompactFlash technical specifications
Here are more details of membership benefits.
CFA Mission and Goals
The mission of CFA is: "To promote the world wide adoption of the CompactFlash Standard."
CFA's primary goals are:
Drive alternate source availability
Drive acceptance of CompactFlash as an industry standard across multiple platforms and markets internationally.
Ensure compatibility for users of CompactFlash products.
Evolve the CompactFlash standard over time while ensuring backward compatibility
Recruitment of new CFA members is a major marketing goal of the organization. CFA membership is presently over 250 companies. The CFA includes a board of directors, a technical committee, a compatibility compliance committee, a marketing committee and a variety of technical work groups. All committees and work groups are open to all members.
A CFA membership application can be printed out and mailed with the appropriate payment. If you prefer you can call the CFA at 650-843-1220 or send E-mail to receive a CFA membership application by fax.
This page last updated May 5, 2009