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If you are a new member, we will need a signed a copy of our ethics statement to complete your membership. Download a fillable pdf here Membership Application and Ethics Form and email your signed form back to You can also mail your signed statement in to the address below. For renewing members, we have your statement on file and you can proceed directly to payment.

*Need help? We’ve added some tips at the bottom of the page.

By submitting payment, you certify that you have read and agree to uphold the principles of the MAS ethics statement:

Select a Membership Option and then click the Pay Now Button:

You can also sign up in-person at one of our events, or become a member by mailing  your application and check to us here:

1792 Marine Dr.
Astoria, OR 97103

Regular Membership Options

Individual Membership – $30
Couples Membership – $50
Student Membership – $20

Annual Memberships are due for renewal February 1st.

Benefits of Membership

  1. MAS newsletters detailing the society’s projects and activities
  2. Access to free or low cost maritime archaeology training
  3. The ability to participate in field and research projects
  4. Voting rights at the annual meeting

*Need tech support for getting the ethics statement to us? You should be able to download and fill out the form on your computer using the most common pdf readers. Then just save it and email it back to us. If you end up printing it to sign by hand and don’t have a scanner, you can take a photo of it on your phone and text it to us (email the address above for a phone number). Let us know how we can help make it easier for you.

Sponsoring Memberships

These memberships allow MAS to fund the increasing costs of new exploration equipment and the annual costs of insurance to protect our investment. They are are appreciated greatly. Benefits include:

  1. Donated funds to support MAS field operations
  2. Up to 5 free MAS memberships ($150 value), including MAS newsletters
  3. Free access to MAS member training ($90 value for each member)
  4. Names listed on the MAS website

Circumnavigator – A donation of $10,000 or more

Navigator – Annual donation of $1,000

Explorer – Annual donations of $500

See the list of Sponsor Members here.

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