Once your membership is Validated on line, you will have greater
access to may areas on the website, but you must first Log In.
Before you begin, you will need your QMA Member ID, the eight digit
number printed on your ID card and your password. If you have just
validated, your password will be E-Mailed to you shortly.
Step 1. Click the [Log In] link on the
Home Page, located at the far left of the red Menu Bar.
Step 2. Enter your QMA Member Number if the space provided.
Step 3. Enter your password. If you can not remember your
password you can click the Forgotten Password link and it will be
E-Mailed to you. If you are not yet Validated follow the link to
Register. If you feel like you have done everything correctly, but
are still having trouble, you can open a diagnostics page which can
be copied and sent to the webmaster to help identify the problem.
Step 4. Select either Primary Member or Members Spouse. This
tells the website which record to use to verify
Step 5. Click [Login] You will be redirected back to the Home
Page. At the top of the page it should say
Welcome, (Your Name!).
Step 6. Look for the Member Module, typically found
in the left column, second box down. This module will contain
information specific to you, such as outstanding tasks, membership
reminders and links to administrative areas of the site. In the
Admin areas, you can change your password, view information about
you account and access the Administrative Control Panel, if your
permissions allow it.
Logging out is very easy; just click the [Log
Out] link in the red Menu bar on the Home Page. You can be certain
you are logged out when the
Welcome, (Your Name!) message is replaced with 'Full
To erase all traces of your login, including the QMA cookies, log in
and click either the [My Admin] link in the Member Module or select
[Help -> About -> My Account] from the Menu bar on the Home Page.
Scroll down to Cookie Tools and located the Member Cookie section
the click the [Delete] button.
There are several ways to Validate your
membership. The first step is to get to the QMA Home Page. Click the
[Login] link in the red menu bar at the top of the page. This will
open the Member Log In page, and is where you can recover your
password if you don't know it. (A random password was assigned when
your membership was entered in our system). Next to the [Recover
Password] link is another link to [Check Your QMA Status]. Follow
that link and reenter your QMA member number. On the next page you
will see a link to [Validate Your Membership] if you are not already
The simpler way is to enter your Member number, password and
Member/Spouse details and click [Login] from the Member Login page.
This will return you to the QMA Home Page. The top left box is the
Members Module and will display your name and pertinent membership
info. From there you will see any member specific actions you need
to complete, such as Validating your membership. Also in that module
is an [About Me] link that will display all your database info, and
should be reviewed for completeness and correctness, as
typographical errors do occur.
After you complete all your work, you should log out, then log back
in again. This will set all your preferences on our system and write
a cookie to your computer to store your settings.
your e-mail address, QMA Member ID and online settings.
If you encounter any problems logging in or need
assistance using the Control Panel or any of its tools, please
submit a support ticket from the Help menu on the Home Page. I will
be glad to assist you.