Two categories of membership exist within the HSAC: Regular and Associate.
are restricted to companies that have an active operational role in flight operations offshore in the Gulf of Mexico (helicopter operators, oil companies, offshore service companies, etc.). Each member company is entitled one vote on HSAC organization issues.
are those companies or agencies that have an interest in offshore flight safety, but do not have a day-to-day operational involvement (manufacturers, vendors, government agencies, etc.).
Reference Article VI of the HSAC Bylaws, Application for Membership
; application for membership for both regular and associate classes will be submitted to the Secretary on applicant's letterhead designating status of membership sought (Regular or Associate) and naming voting member and alternate (Regular Members) or primary and secondary delegate representatives (Associate). The application may be submitted to the Secretary by mail, email, or facsimile. The information will be forwarded to the Steering Committee for approval. To assist in your membership application, please use the appropriate sample format for Regular or Associate memberships.