The Northwest Open Water Swimming Association is a membership-based organization. Membership dues and sanctioning fees cover 100% of the costs our our all-volunteer organization. Without our members and their commitment to the sport, their would be no NOWSA.

General membership information

NOWSA membership rates have been set for the 2017 calendar year as:

  • 1-year: $100
  • Lifetime: $200

To become a NOWSA member, contact a board member.

Lifetime Members

Our Lifetime members are people that understand the value and benefit of marathon swim sanctioning organizations, and actively participate in the give-and-take the sport demands. These members include founders, observers, volunteers, and swimmers with experience ranging from Aspiring to Legendary. NOWSA is lucky to list the following people as our Lifetime members.

Year Name Hometown
Andrew Malinak Seattle, WA
Melissa Nordquist Tacoma, WA
Scott Lautman Seatac, WA
Wendy Van de Sompele Vashon Island, WA
Marilyn Bell Di Lascio (Honorary) Toronto, ON
Melissa Kegler Redmond, WA
Randy Perkins Bellevue, WA
Steve Walker San Francisco, CA
Mike Humphreys Kirkland, WA
Erika Norris Seattle, WA
Jerome Leslie Renton, WA
Zena Courtney Tacoma, WA
Karl Kingery Denver, CO
Liz Rosen Seattle, WA
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