Join APH Options

Become an APH Member or a Friend of APH

APH offers several options and many benefits of membership. If you are not sure which option is best for you, review the Benefits Chart for APH Members & Friends of APH ( pdf).

Full Membership in APH

For those committed to the professional growth of their businesses
  • Full access to all membership and educational benefits
  • Professional development and marketing opportunities
  • Name appears in both the public and membership directories.
  • Annual dues $225 USD

Associate Membership in APH

For those who love doing personal history but aren't necessarily building a business or in business yet
  • Access to basic membership and educational benefits
  • Name appears in the membership directory, but not the public directory.
  • Annual dues $175 USD

Partner Membership in APH

For those co-workers committed to the professional growth of the same business
  • Partners share the same Business Name, Website, Web Blog, and Business Narrative
  • Same benefits as Full Membership, limit of 3 Memberships (one Full, two Partners)
  • Name appears in both the public and membership directories.
  • Annual dues $150 USD
  • Read more details in the Partner Agreement.

Before joining as a member, please read about the values held by APH and expected of our members. You must agree to abide by the APH Code of Ethics.

Friends of APH

For those who want to maintain a connection with APH and hear about developments in the field of personal history
  • Receive APH's print journal and e-newsletters
  • Receive APH conference advance program by mail
  • Participate in APH regional and chapter activities
  • Volunteer to serve on APH committees and task forces
  • Annual dues $50 USD

Join APH Now

Set up your membership account and join APH online. As soon as your dues have been received and your membership application processed, you will be sent information about accessing the Members' Area of the APH website and subscribing to the APH Listserv. You will also get an email with information about accessing the APH Forums.

Want to pay by check? You can fill out the join APH online form and pay by check.

We welcome former members!

If you used to be an APH member and want to rejoin, use the Join APH Now application process above but instead of creating a new account, login using your former email address even if it is no longer active. You will be able to change your email after you login. If you've forgotten your password, click on the link to request a new one.

Thank you for your interest in APH.