WHY BECOME A WAS MEMBER?

Members benefit from:

  • An annual conference (postponed until 2022)

  • Monthly Zoom webinar mini-conferences 

  • A Research Fund

  • The James Smith Scholarship Fund

  • A growing website communicating information, resources, and events

  • Social media and newsletter platforms for sharing news relevant to bees and beekeeping

  • Links and voting privileges for affiliated associations

  • Bonus beekeeper pride, knowing you’re supporting WAS, a nonprofit organization committed to furthering education in the region

HOW TO BECOME A  MEMBER

Membership in the Western Apicultural Society is on an annual basis. You can use the form on this page to sign up or renew your membership. Alternatively, you may also download and print the WAS Membership Form, and mail it to:

Western Apicultural Society
Attn: Membership
PO Box 5274
Twin Falls ID 83303

 

New members are first-time; returning members are renewing, even if there has been a lapse in membership over time.

Payment details

Online: we are happy to accept payment via Paypal, credit card, or debit card. Please use the link on this page after you submit the online registration form.

Regular mail: If you do not wish to complete registration online through the Paypal site, please mail a check, payable in US funds, to the above mailing address.

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

$60

Individual

Any person who wishes to join the Society.  Voting privileges are included.

$30

Junior

Any person under the age of eighteen (18) years.  Voting privileges are excluded.

$30

sENIOR

Any person the age of sixty-five (65) years or older.  Voting privileges are included.

$75

aSSOCIATION

An association includes clubs and organizations of beekeepers in the United States and Canada, primarily in the western area.

$100

bUSINESS

A business entity associated with beekeeping for profit that contributes a specified amount or more to further the educational programs of the Society.  Such membership shall have voting privileges, limited to one person who represents the business.

$500

bENEFACTOR

An individual who contributes a specified amount or more to the Society.  Includes a ten-year membership with all its privileges, including voting.  The distinction between “Benefactor” and “Patron” shall be determined by the Board, from time to time, as a part of the annual dues structure.

$1000

pATRON

An individual who contributes a specified amount or more to the Society.  Includes a ten-year membership with all its privileges, including voting.  The distinction between “Benefactor” and “Patron” shall be determined by the Board, from time to time, as a part of the annual dues structure.

PATRONS & BENEFACTORS

WAS Patrons

Gayle McCutchen

Randy Oliver

WAS Benefactors

Strong Microbials Inc