AAPS, The Association of Applied Paleontological Sciences

AAPS, Association of Applied Paleontological Sciences

Business Office: 96 East 700 South, Logan, UT 84321-5555, Phone: 435-752-7145

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AAPS Membership Application

As 2019 approaches, I would like to see our membership numbers grow. To accomplish this, I'm proposing 2 incentive programs for our active members and those that have been thinking about joining.

New Members - Sign up for any membership between now and the end of 2018, and your paid membership will include 2018 and 2019. This is for new memberships only, renewals do not count. If you sign up before September 10th, you will be able to participate in our Denver meeting, receive a membership card and a few of our AAPS Photo Scales.

Active Members - Sign up new Members, Employees, Club Memberships, Youth Members and even Associate Memberships, and we will keep track of all those you sign up (please write your name at the top of each application). The member signing up the most new members will receive two free meals at our annual meeting in Tucson, or two years membership in AAPS (your choice). The contest will run until February 1, 2019. Note that I have disqualified myself from this contest but did want to show you that is not that difficult to sign up new members.

The Association of Applied Paleontological Sciences offers several Types of Membership. You can download the membership application as a PDF file. There are links below, one for the pdf file containing the application and the code of ethics, and the other for a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader that is needed to open the file on your computer. You must have Acrobat Reader installed on your computer before you download our pdf files. The reader is a free download, and you can obtain a copy for either Windows or Mac format.

You must complete and sign both the Membership Application and the AAPS Code of Ethics and mail along with the appropriate annual membership dues to:

George Winters
Association of Applied Paleontological Sciences
96 East 700 South.
Logan, UT 84321-5555

Membership Types
MembershipDescriptionAnnual Dues
Business Any Commercial Paleontological Business (including Sales, Preparation, or Art), Registered Business Owner is a voting Member $50.00
Employee Employee of a Commercial Paleontological Business (Billed annually through the Business Member), Voting Member $10.00
General Any Individual with an interest in the collecting and preservation of fossils, Voting Member $35.00
Family Any Immediate Family (Spouse/Child 18 years of age or older) of a General Member. (Billed annually with the General Member) Voting Member $10.00
Club Any national, state or local mineral, fossil or natural history entity with an interest in collecting. Registered Club Member is a Voting Member $50.00
Club Member Any member of a Club maintaing a club membership with AAPS, billed directly to the member. Voting Member $10.00
Youth Member Any child, age 5 though 18 years of age. Membership Application Non-Voting Member $5.00
Associate Open to any Academic Paleontologist or College Student (with current faculty or student ID) Non-Voting Member No Dues
Honorary Retired Business Member (Nominated by the AAPS Board and voted on by membership) Voting Member No Dues

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