Membership Application & Payment
I considered very seriously what to display on the wall of my new office at the University. The AGA certificate represents something I am very proud of, though it took a while to appreciate fully what it would come to mean to me. Initially, I honestly did not want to apply for yet another thing, nor did I want to be casual about requesting anyone to write references for me. Though they were the colleagues who knew the most about my interests and capabilities, asking Bill Bassett, John Koivula and Dick Hughes for references was daunting, hopeful though I was that I would pass their muster...that I'd achieved a point where I could even ask those three men to begin with was not on my radar! They each took it very seriously which made me think, what do they know about AGA and the role of serious professional organizations that I didn't realize? (Bill drilled me about why I wanted to join and scrutinized the AGA materials thoroughly before writing). When the certificate came with its accompanying literature, I realized yes, this is important and not to be taken lightly: I am agreeing to it; I am pledging to contribute. I am very proud to be part of AGA and to work for its goals (for it and for myself as a member). I may not always make it to conferences for financial reasons, but I'll always be there in spirit. Please don't hesitate to call on me to contribute in any manner that I am able. - Elise Skalwold
Step 1: Please complete this Application form
Step 2: Please request 3 professional references (except Student applicants) be sent to AGA. A form you can copy and mail is included with the Application. We cannot complete your application until all 3 references have been received.
Step 3: Payment of application fee. You may include a check with your application or use the following for credit card payment:
If paying by credit card, you must have the amount ready from the Application form. You will be asked to enter the amount & click the Update Totals button.
This service is provided as a courtesy to AGA members & guests who wish to make payments via the internet. Any disputes arising after payment has been made, or requests for refunds, should be handled through AGA Treasurer, Chris Jacobs.
You do not need to set up a PayPal* account to pay by credit card through PayPal.
Important Note: Your credit card statement will show AGA when paying via this service. If you have any questions, please contact Jan Giamanco - 619-501-5444 or via email here.
* PayPal uses SSL technology to keep your information safe. In addition, when you send a payment using PayPal, the AGA will not receive sensitive financial information like your credit card or bank account number.