Application for Membership - DACOR

Registration Overview

2024 Membership Application

We offer two membership categories to include a broad array of foreign affairs professionals in the DACOR community as well as certain relatives of foreign affairs professionals. Your category will be determined by our Membership Committee using the criteria below.
► Regular Members Regular members have full voting rights.
  • Active duty, former and retired members of the foreign affairs agencies of the U.S. Government (State, USAID, FCS, FAS, USAGM, APHIS, and the former USIA)
  • Active duty, former and retired members of other agencies of the U.S. Government who served overseas or domestically in capacities principally related to foreign affairs
  • Other foreign affairs professionals (including, but not limited to, academics, consultants, policy analysts, journalists, international development specialists, non-profit/NGO professionals, and persons who have worked overseas in international business)
  • Others whose special circumstances warrant membership
  • At their own discretion, the spouses or partners of these individuals

► Legacy Members Legacy members do not have voting rights.
  • Spouses and partners and former spouses and partners of deceased DACOR members paying at a special dues rate
  • Children and grandchildren of deceased DACOR members paying at the regular rate.

Of Note

  1. Spouses/partners of members are welcomed as members with reduced rights at no additional cost. A spouse/partner of a regular member may choose to pay a membership fee of $58 (Resident) or $28 (Non-Resident) to gain full Regular membership rights, including voting and serving on the Board or as an Officer.
  2. Foreign Service officers or other U.S. Government employees who have been given orders for their first foreign affairs post in the past six months receive their first membership year free.
  3. All members must be U.S. citizens.

2024 Dues

Upon acceptance into membership, you will be billed according to your membership category, as detailed below. Residents are those who live within 50 miles of DACOR Bacon House, as the crow flies.
Regular Member Resident: $417 Non-resident: $144
Former Spouse/Widow/er Resident: $82 Non-resident: $54

Please note: Applications are reviewed bi-monthly. 

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