Middle Tennessee Locksmith Association

Membership Information

Objectives:

The purpose of the Association is to promote and further the interests of the Locksmith Craft in Middle Tennessee and neighboring areas.

We pledge to unite our efforts and give moral, social and public support to our fellow locksmiths, to exchange technical information, to render to brother members reasonable aid and assistance whenever called upon for such help and to strive for the public respect for our vocation.

Members

Membership in the MTLA shall consist of four classes: active, associate, honorary and life.

  • Active membership is available to those persons actively engaged i the locksmith and/or safe trade. Persons engaged i the alarm trade without engaging in the safe and locksmith trade will not qualify for membership. Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Associate membership is available to those manufacturing equipment, or services to the locksmith, security, and safe industries. Associate memberships, rights and privileges are the same as honorary memberships.
  • Institutional membership is available to those engaged in the locksmith trade as part of their employment for their institution or employer. This shall be proven by letter of acknowledgement on company or Institutional letterhead, signed by an officer of said company or institution. They may not perform Locksmithing for the general public, unless they possess a valid State of Tennessee Locksmith or Apprentice License and are employed by a locksmith company. Institutional membership rights and privileges shall be the same as honorary members, except they will be assessed dues.
  • Honorary membership may be conferred upon any individual who has performed a distinguished service in or for locksmithing. Honorary members shall be entitled to all privileges of the MTLA except the right to hold office, vote on any subject before the MTLA, or be assessed dues.
  • Life membership may be conferred upon any active member of the MTLA who has performed a distinguished service to the locksmith profession. Life members shall be entitled to all privileges of the MTLA, but will not be assessed dues.