We require that our members adhere to a high degree of ethical and professional
conduct and take all complaints seriously.
We have a membership committee that evaluates all listed service providers before
We use a variety of methods to evaluate new members for trustworthiness
Where able, we make inquiries of a state's consumer protection division
of a provider's good standing and they must be insured and licensed (where applicable)
as well as having verified
Full membership in The ProSquad is not required for The ProSquad locator service, however there
are a few minimum requirements:
- You must have a valid business license or state resale certificate. For those states
that don't require either, we will contact you.
- You must have commercial liability insurance or be in the process of underwriting.
- Agree to our
and Conduct Statement.
- Maintain no less than a "C" grade with the Better Business Bureau.
While many of the members of The ProSquad are not members of the BBB, due to past
issues with their local chapter, the BBB will assign no less than a "C" unless you
have failed to respond to complaints.
We will expect that a "C" grade to be upgraded within one year to at least a "B"
As a member, you are required to at least respond to any BBB complaint. Membership
is not required, there is no charge and it can be done online.
ASSOCIATE Membership permits
any qualified service company to be listed on The ProSquad locator and shall be
free with no dues. Other than the Business List, they have no other permanent privileges.
Member benefits may be added or removed based on the recommendation of the Membership
Committee with concurrence of the BOD.
Associate members may not vote, however, they shall be polled prior to any vote
to ascertain that group's opinion which can be included in any deliberations. Qualifications
are posted on the left.
FULL Membership will have an
annual fee sufficient to cover actual day-to-day operating expenses as approved
by the BOD.
Full members are shareholder/owners and have one vote. Excess earnings or dues shall
be returned to the full members in the form of dividends as the BOD may direct.
Distribution is based on each members dues, purchases of products and services offered,
excess contributions when asked for and residuals less approved expenses and any
applicable taxes. Excess contributions are for specific income producing projects
where full members are asked to participate, in a voluntary manner, that requires
Admission to full membership requires Associate membership for no less than 90 days.
As there will be discussion of negotiations with manufacturers, TPA's and vendors,
admission to Full membership will require the following:
- A signed, strong nondisclosure agreement with enforceable penalties for any breach
that causes financial loss.
- An agreement to abide and cooperate with any contracts or agreements voted on and
passed by the Full membership.
- A requirement to use the official TPS logos and service marks on their websites
and other advertising.
EMERITUS Members are either
retired service providers or from associated industries. They are not on the locator,
however they are eligible to participate in member benefits and subscription to
the Business List.
They will have their own list that will have the entire BOD as well as committee
chairs so they provide advice and counsel.
If you are a professional, and a legitimate business or technician-owner,
complete this brief on-line ProSquad Application
and Join Us
If you have questions, email us at
When we receive your application, it will be reviewed by a committee of independent
service companies. If you are accepted, you will be emailed a link to setup your
profile as an Associate member of The ProSquad.
All of the efforts for the locator, websites as well as the committees are done
by member-volunteers and the process
can take from 1 - 5 days.