Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join WORD?

Membership year begins July 1st through June 30th.  Register here: WORD MEMBERSHIP

How much are dues?

Regular membership is $25. Association membership (For full-time students, retirees) dues are $15.

If I am a member of my local council, am I also a member of WORD?

Yes, each local council is part of WORD.

How can I pay for conference fees?

All conference fees are submitted on-line.

Can I attend WORD sponsored events if I am not a member?

Yes, we welcome anyone at our events.  Membership offers you more connection and reduced fees, but you are welcome to attend as a “non-member.”

Is there a local council in my town?

WORD has many local councils. Please check the the Local Councils page for a complete list and a map. Given this, there is probably a local council in your area. If not, you can still be a member of WORD as an “At-Large” member.

How can I submit material for this site?

We welcome submissions and recommendations.  Please use the “Contact Us” title at the top of each page.