For anyone to become a member of TNF, needs to send in an application to become a TNF member in the prescribed form, which can be downloaded from the TNF website or apply on line through the website ( This application must be endorsed by a current member in good standing and accompanied by check for the appropriate membership fee. The applicant becomes a member on approval by the Board.

Available Categories after the last amendment (May of 2008) of bylaws

(Annual membership has been eliminated (May of 2008) by the last amendment of bylaws.)

Category 1:  Voting membership

  • Individual.
    • Membership fees: $200.00
    • Entitled for one vote in election
  • Family.
    • Membership fees: $300.00
    • Entitled for two votes in election (one for each spouse)

(Membership dues could be paid in installments of $ 100.00 per year while being active in the local chapter. However such a member is not eligible to enjoy all the rights of a regular member until the dues are fully paid as per motion passed by the Board in the meeting of March of 2008.)

(A person who donates $ 5000.00 or above to a Board sponsored project is eligible to be a regular member without the payment of additional membership dues as per motion passed in the Board meeting of July 2008.)

Mail the completed application form along with the check for the appropriate amount to the Vice-President of membership to the address given in the “contact us” section.