MEMBERSHIP

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Enjoy Being Part Of A Vibrant Organization With Benefits That Include:

  • The Bagpiper: 10 issues per year with news, histories,  humor, genealogy, and more

  • Free monthly issues, The Scottish Banner

  • Email announcements, Facebook page, and website 

  • Membership Directory

  • Voting privileges and eligibility to serve on the Board of Managers

  • Participation in committees

  • Invitations to special events 

  • Learning about Scottish Culture

  • Participation in Scottish traditions and celebrations

  • Wearing kilts, sporrans, hose, flashes, sgian dubhs, ghillie brogues, tartan sashes, 
    Celtic pins 

  • Hearing bagpipes

  • Getting and giving help with genealogical research

  • Getting and giving help with Highland attire

  • New friends, old friends, camraderie, shared heritage

REGULAR MEMBERS
Men and women who are 18 years and older and are Scots, Americans of Scottish descent or Friends of Scotland as defined by their connection to Scotland, may join SASES as regular members and are entitled to all benefits including eligibility to vote and serve as officers and members of the board.  The annual membership fee is $50.00. For new members, there is also  a one time initiation fee of $10.00.                                                

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JUNIOR MEMBERS

Young men and women up to the age of 18 who are actively engaged in the traditions and culture of Scotland may apply for membership and can attend all functions but will not have voting privileges until the age of 18. The annual membership fee is $25.00.   For new junior members, there is a one time initiation fee  of $10.00.  Print or download

LIFE MEMBERS

A Regular Member may elect to pay a sum to be set by the Board to the Society in lieu of all future dues, and upon such payment shall be designated a Life Member.  The amount payable for such designation may from time to time be varied by the Board; however, no such variation shall in any way affect the permanent status of a Life Member who has become one prior to such variation.  Life Members of this Society shall be entitled to all the privileges and shall assume all obligations of Regular Members.

SPOUSES OF DECEASED MEMBERS

The spouse of a deceased member, upon making a yearly contribution in an amount equal to one-half of the current dues, shall continue to have non-voting privileges of the Society, if he or she does not remarry.

HONORED LIFE MEMBERS

The Board may, by unanimous vote, elect to Honored Life Membership any Regular or Life Member of this Society.  Honored Life Members shall be entitled to all privileges of Regular Members.