Types of Membership*

Professional (Voting) Members: All persons engaged in equine research, teaching, extension, or production shall be eligible for membership. Professional Members in good standing may participate in all activities of this Society, may each cast one vote at regular or special elections for each of the officers and Board of Directors, may vote on all matters requiring the vote of the members, and may serve as director, officer, or chairperson of committees.

Corporate Members: Organizations interested in equine research, teaching, extension, production, or those interested in furthering the objectives of the Society are eligible. Each Corporate Member may appoint one representative who may take part in all activities of this Society and who will be eligible to vote.

General Members: All persons engaged in equine research, teaching, extension, or production shall be eligible for membership. General Members in good standing may participate in all activities of this Society, except for voting, holding office, serving on the Board of Directors, or acting as chairperson of committees.

Student Affiliate Members: Undergraduate and graduate students of accredited colleges and universities may become Student Affiliate Members. Application for student membership must be sponsored by a Voting or General Member. Student members in good standing may participate in all activities of this Society, except for voting, holding office, serving on the Board of Directors, or acting as chairperson of committees.

*Refer to Articles III and IV in the ESS Constitution for membership descriptions and rights of members.

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Renewal Schedule

The membership fee structure has changed to a 2-year cycle, and membership fees have increased to reflect this, as well as adjustments for cost of services.

Membership Type 2017-2018 Fee Schedule Includes JEVS subscription
Professional (Voting) Member $ 190.00 YES
General Member (non-voting) $ 190.00 YES
Student Affiliate Member (non-voting) $ 60.00 NO (option to add)
Corporate Member (voting) $ 400.00 YES
Distinguished Service Award Winner $ 0 YES
ESS Fellow $ 0 YES


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