Membership

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The World Affairs Council proudly provides the detail and analysis behind the headlines. Our international relationships bring authors and experts to our fair city to discuss global concerns, crises and solutions. When you become a member of the Council, you are taking a prioritizing education, information, and global understanding. 

Membership with the World Affairs Council of South Texas grants you admission to all general programs at a reduced rate, or, in some cases, for free. You will have access to a vast pool of thought-leaders and policy-makers as well as to fellow citizens and leaders who share your interest in world affairs as it impacts our region and the globe.

Basic Membership

INDIVIDUAL

$50.00


    Perfect for an individual looking to join a diverse network of global citizens, you will receive member pricing at Council events, invitations to members-only & networking events, publication discounts and access to travel opportunities.

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    STUDENT & MILITARY

    $25.00


      We are honored to offer a membership dedicated to high school / college students and active military personnel at a discounted price. Members at this level receive member pricing at Council events, invitations to members-only & networking events, publication discounts and access to travel opportunities. Conditions include:

      • in high school or seeking an undergraduate degree – with valid institution ID
      • must be on active duty in the U.S. military – with valid military ID


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      JOINT FAMILY

      $75.00


        12-month Membership Benefits for two adults. A Joint / Family membership is a great match for those with a spouse or family member who also wants to go beyond the headlines. Household members get member pricing at Council events for the 2 individually named members and may purchase up to three additional tickets for their children or grandchildren; invitations to members-only & select networking / community outreach events, select publication discounts and access to travel opportunities.

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        Advanced Membership

        DONOR

        $250.00


          As a Donor-level member of WACST, you receive the full annual basic membership benefits plus priority booking at WACST small group dinners,
          small group luncheons, and small group coffees with an invited Speaker or Topic Expert.

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          CORPORATE

          $500.00


            Corporate Sponsorship-level of annual membership acknowledges significant support for WACST by regional Business and Industry leaders. This level of membership is acknowledged through: Website recognition of the Business/Incorporated name (or attribution); Recognition at WACST membership meetings; Specific input regarding prospective speakers / invited experts directly to WACST Board; Five “anytime, any event” admission passes; Member pricing on all additional tickets purchased as well as all basic membership benefits.

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            PATRON

            $1,000.00


              Our highest level of support catagory for 2017. Patron-level membership expresses a deep commitment to the work of the WACST. Patrons are foundational in guiding and growing WACST’s mission and programming. Patron-level members (an individual, a Corporation, a Trust, or Foundation) are recognized on our website and at membership meetings, and recieve all benefits afforded to all other member catagories.

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