American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)


AAFCS Membership Categories and Annual Dues

Update: Effective September 1, 2014, AAFCS categories and dues are changing. The new categories and dues are outlined here.

AAFCS’ official publication, the Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, is published quarterly and a benefit of all membership categories.

Active $135*

  • Individual with a baccalaureate degree or higher, professional-level certification, or professional-level licensure in family and consumer sciences or a related field who is working toward or supporting the vision and mission of AAFCS.
  • Eligible to vote, participate on committees, and hold office.
  • Eligible for member benefits, such as discounts on publications and event registrations.
  • Special introductory rate for the first year of Active Membership (one-year only) $100**
  • Special introductory rate for the first year of Active Membership (one-year only) $100**
  • *Annual dues in CA, OH $140; TX, KS, NE $145; IA $150.
    **First-year dues in CA, OH $105; TX, KS, NE $110; IA $115.

Ellen Richards Sustaining $250*

  • Any individual who is eligible for membership as defined under the Active category and is interested in furthering the purposes of AAFCS through an additional contribution, according to dues structure.
  • Includes listing in the Honor Roll of Donors.
  • Eligible for member benefits, such as discounts on publications and event registrations.
  • *Annual dues in CA, OH $255; KS, TX $260; IA $265.

Associate $115*

  • Individual with an associate degree, pre-baccalaureate level certification, or pre-baccalaureate licensure in family and consumer sciences or a related field who is working toward or supporting the vision and mission of AAFCS.
  • Eligible to vote and participate on committees, but not hold office.
  • Eligible for member benefits, such as discounts on publications and event registrations.

*Annual dues in CA, OH $120; TX, KS, $125; IA $130

    Emeritus $95

  • Any individual who is retired and at least 60 years of age and has been a member of AAFCS for at least 10 years.
  • Eligible to vote and participate on committees.
  • Eligible for member benefits, such as discounts on publications and event registrations.

*Annual dues in CA, OH $100; KS, TX $105.

Student (Collegiate/Postsecondary) $60

  • Enrolled full-time as a postsecondary, undergraduate, or graduate student.
  • Completed Student Status Statement.**
  • Eligible to vote and hold office in the AAFCS Student Unit.
  • Eligible for member benefits, such as discounts on publications and event registrations.

**STUDENT STATUS STATEMENT

I am currently enrolled on a full-time basis as a
Student    

____________________________________________________________
Full Name of School/College/University/Institution (no acronyms)

____________________________________________________________
Student Signature Date

Faculty/Teacher Confirmation: I confirm that the applicant is a full-time student at my school/college/university/ institution.

____________________________________________________________
Faculty/Teacher Signature Date

Organizational
Corporate/Business $750
Non-Profit Organization $500

Please contact membership@aafcs.org to apply for organizational membership.

  • Organized group, agency, or business.
  • Purpose in common with AAFCS, resulting in mutual benefits.
  • Benefits include
    • Three subscriptions to the Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences (JFCS).
    • 5% discount on exhibit booths at Annual Conference & Expo.
    • Members-only discount on registration for two representatives to attend the Annual Conference & Expo.
    • Acknowledgment on AAFCS website with a link.
    • One free half-page black & white inside ad in the JFCS OR 25% off 4-color inside full-page ad.
    • One free sponsorship of monthly newsletter to all members (one issue).
     

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Questions? 800.424.8080 or membership@aafcs.org