Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the Dallas Area Compliance Association?

The Dallas Area Compliance Association (DACA) is an organization of like-minded regulatory compliance professionals. DACA was formed in 1990 when one of our founders realized that she needed to reach beyond her own company for a little assistance. She found a friend to lend her a hand, and the compliance network was born.

Why should I join DACA?

There are hundreds of reasons to join DACA! We are an organization of compliance professionals who strive to provide countless benefits to our membership from gifted speakers delivering timely information in a neutral environment to float ideas and get positive feedback.


By joining DACA as a member, you can attend our General Meetings at a discounted rate, be eligible for consideration in our scholarship program and be a part of some great networking opportunities. And, if you are interested in enhancing your leadership and organizational skills, consider volunteering as a Board member or participating in a committee. In these positions, you can find out what it really takes to make an organization like DACA flourish.


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Who is eligible to join DACA?

Banks, Credit Unions, Money Services Businesses, Consultants, Contractors…anyone who is interested in regulatory compliance for the financial services industry could be eligible to join. If have any questions, please click here to Contact Us.

How can I join DACA?

If you qualify for membership, you only need to complete an application and pay your dues for the year. The Board will vote on your application and you will be notified of your acceptance. Click here to download our Membership Application or here if you prefer to complete our online application.


The current cost of attendance is $25 for all Corporate and Individual members and $50 for all Guests and other Non-Members. 

Where does DACA meet?

Both General Meetings and Board Meetings are held at The Clubs of Prestonwood (AKA Prestonwood Country Club):

Prestonwood Country Club

15909 Preston Road

Dallas, TX 75248

(972) 239 – 7111

Does DACA still offer scholarships for certification exams?

Yes! DACA still offers scholarships to members who are looking to take the next step in their careers. If you are interested in sitting for the CRCM, CAMS, or other compliance certification program, the scholarship application can be found in the Forms section of the website. Be sure to read and complete the forms carefully.

Let us know if you have any questions!