Membership

Join Us! Meet and exchange ideas and questions with people in the region who share an interest in international issues. The World Affairs Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley is an all volunteer organization. Membership directly supports the educational programs and activities which bring nonpartisan, lively information about critical issues facing our nation and the world.

Individual Membership Levels Organization & Generous Membership Levels
Student free World Sponsor $100
Young Professional (under 30) $40 Diplomat $250
Single $60 Envoy $500
Dual $90 Consul $1,000
Ambassador $2,500

Annual Membership Benefits

  • Invitation to all events, including members-only events.
  • Special rates on publications from The New York TimesForeign AffairsEconomistNational GeographicAramco WorldWorld Policy Journal; and books from Brookings, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the Council on Foreign Relations.
  • Participation in exciting WAC sponsored travel to exotic places around the world.

You will receive a thank you gift and benefits with your Membership Renewal* for the following levels:

  • Sponsor:                                                                                                           $100
      • stone coaster
  • Diplomat:                                                                                                          $250
      • travel mug or coaster set
      • invitation to all pre-event dinners
      • recognition on all event invitations
  • Envoy:                                                                                                               $500
      • wood cheese board or cedar box
      • invitation to all pre-event dinners
      • recognition on all event invitations
      • announced recognition at all events
      • signage and opportunity to speak at one event annually
  • Consul:                                                                                                          $1,000
      • chess set, backgammon, card boxes, checkers or dominoes
      • invitation to all pre-event dinners
      • recognition on all event invitations
      • announced recognition at all events
      • signage and opportunity to speak at a Spring and Fall event
  • Ambassador:                                                                                                 $2,500
      • crystal whiskey decanter set or wine decanter
      • invitation to all pre-event dinners, including a guest
      • recognition on all event invitations
      • announced recognition at all events
      • signage and opportunity to speak at each event
      • pre-event dinners, including guest, paid by WACMHV
      • copy of event speaker’s book for all events (if available)

*In subsequent years, renewals will receive a gift only when upgraded.

Download / Print the Membership Application

Please print the application above and mail it, along with your check (made out to WAC-MHV) to:

Philip Van Itallie, Treasurer
World Affairs Council of the Mid Hudson Valley
17 Croft Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603


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