Applying for Membership and Membership Renewal

If you are not currently a member of the Association and would like to join, or are a current member and would like to renew your membership, please complete the following instructions:

If you are paying by credit card, you may use our online payment portal.  No paper application form is necessary, though the online portal will require some information.  Please, click the here to access our online payment portal.

If you prefer to pay by check or electronic transfer, please fill in the 2016-17 Membership Form and email, fax or mail it to the APPE Offices (see contact information at the bottom of this page.)  We accept pdfs, scanned and faxed forms.

The information you provide with your membership will be used in planning Association activities. Your address information and description will be included in the Member Directory.

If you prefer, you may print the form and return it to our office with payment. Accepted payments forms at the APPE offices are: By mail, please mail your check drawn from a U.S. financial institution to the address listed at the bottom of this page;  By electronic bank transfer: please contact the APPE office for banking information and instructions. Foreign bank transfers will have an additional bank processing fee.

PLEASE, DO NOT SEND CHECKS DRAWN ON FOREIGN BANK ACCOUNTS. We can only accept checks drawn on U.S. Bank accounts.


Current APPE Annual Dues Structure


Individual Membership Dues are calculated based on Annual Income.

<$25K                 $50 USD     

$25K-40K            $75 USD                                                                                               

$41K-75K            $100 USD        

$76K-100K          $150 USD            

$101K-150K        $200 USD                        

>$150K               $250 USD        

Student               $25 USD                   

Retired Members, pick the appropriate income category.

Donor Membership Categories

*These categories include a donation to the Association and get special recognition in APPE publications such as the APPE Annual Meeting Program and the APPE Membership Directory.

Supporting Individual Member      $275 USD                                                                                              

Sustaining Individual Member       $375 USD                    

We appreciate the support of all our retired members and have created the two following Lifetime Membership Donor categories for those interested.

Distiguished Lifetime Individual Member      $5,000 USD                                                                                              

Lifetime Individual Member       $1,000 USD 


Institutional Member*              $250 USD

Includes an individual membership generally used for the director.

Supporting Institutional Member*    $450 USD

Sustaining Institutional Member*     $650 USD

*With these memberships, institutions appoint the director and up to two or four additional members, respectively.These individuals receive member benefits,including member-rate registration at the Annual Meeting.

Donor Membership Category

*This category includes a donation to the Association and also includes additional designee memberships, as needed, for the particular institution.

Organizational Member      $2,000 USD or more