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Become an APAEA Member today!  (It’s free!)

If you are a current FS employee, please visit our Sharepoint site to sign up.  Note:  you need to be on the FS network to do this.

For retirees and others, please go here.

Have questions?  Here are some Q & A’s on becoming a member.
Membership requirements and rights below.

Additional membership info

From the Constitution & Bylaws, Article III. Membership:

1.    Requirements

1.1  APAEA Membership is open all permanent, temporary, and retired Forest Service employees who are committed to supporting the Mission and Objectives,   regardless of their ethnicity, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, or familial status.

1.2  Forest Service employees may join APAEA at any time by contacting the Chair or Executive Committee.

1.3  Members shall comply with all legal requirements and policies imposed on USDA-recognized employee associations.

2.    Rights

2.1  All Members shall have voting privileges on applicable APAEA activities and decisions.

2.2  Members, including the Chair and Executive Committee, may serve as resources to Forest Service leadership on issues regarding Asian/Pacific Islander employees and public, however, APAEA or its Members do not comprehensively represent the broad array of perspectives among all Asian/Pacific Islanders.

2.3  APAEA Members shall be referred to as “Members” in the Constitution and Bylaws.