Membership 2015

Membership shall be open to persons interested in the objectives of the Society

 


Manta Ray - Madeline McKenna

The American Elasmobranch Society (AES) was founded in 1983 as a

...non-profit organization...to advance the science of the study of living and fossil sharks, skates, rays and chimeras, and the promotion of education, conservation, and wise utilization of natural resources.

Annual meetings are held in conjunction with meetings of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, and symposia are organized around various aspects of elasmobranch biology. 

AES Membership categories include:

  • Friend- non-professional and non-voting individuals that support the mission of AES 
  • Student- individual persuing a college or professional degree
  • Regular- professional
  • Emeritus- retired professional
  • Benefactor- contributing professional individual or organization
  • Lifetime Membership- forever option available to Regular and Emeritus members

 

AES currently has in excess of 300 members, and more than 20% reside outside of the United States. New members are always welcomed!


Membership Process

Current AES Members

  1. Sign-in to this website under the Members menu and update your contact information ("My Account" sidebar link).
  2. Pay your membership dues (below)
  3. Enjoy another year of membership!
  4. You will receive an email confirmation once your application has been processed.

** Individuals who have previously been AES members but were not active in 2015 will need to pay first in order to restore access to the members only database and update their profile. Please email Jen Wyffels with any questions.**

New AES Members & AES Friends

  1. Complete and submit the membership application form
  2. Pay your membership dues (below)
  3. Enjoy the rest of your day, job well done!
  4. You will receive an email confirmation once your application has been processed.

Payment

Online/Electronic Payment

Use the payment choices below to pay online using the secure ProPay processing service:

** For international payments please enter "00000" in the zip code field **

Traditional/Offline Payment

Send payment (check or money order) by mail to the address below:

Cathy J. Walsh, AES Treasurer
Mote Marine Laboratory
1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236-1004

Membership shall be open to persons interested in the objectives of the Society. Please note that students require endorsement by their faculty advisor. If you need additional information or help please contact Jen Wyffels