WILLIE LEE GAY H-TOWN CHAPTER
Membership in the AAHGS Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter, Inc. is open to the general public, especially those who share a mutual interest in family history and genealogical research in general and African-American family history & genealogy in particular.
January 1 through December 31 of each calendar year
Annual membership fees of $55 to the Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter will offer joint membership into the National Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS).
Become a member of AAHGS National and Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter!
- Download the AAHGS National & Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter application here.
- Complete the form, save it, then make an electronic payment using one of the links on the form based on your membership selection. AFTER PAYMENT PLEASE EMAIL YOUR COMPLETED FORM TO THE Treasurer at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Or, you may complete, print, and mail the application along with payment to the address at the bottom of the form, or bring form and payment to the next chapter meeting.
- Visit our Calendar for meeting dates and times.
MAKE ONLINE MEMBERSHIP PAYMENT: (To pay online, select "Pay with debit or credit card")
INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP ($20 Chapter + $35 National = $55 + Convenience Fee) PAY HERE
INDIVIDUAL CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP ($20 Chapter only + Convenience Fee - must show proof of AAHGS National Confirmation Number) PAY HERE
FAMILY MEMBERSHIP ($25 Chapter + $40 National = $65 + Convenience Fee) PAY HERE
FAMILY CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP ($25 Chapter only + Convenience Fee - must show proof of AAHGS National Confirmation Number) PAY HERE
Member Benefits at the National Level includes:
- Access to AAHGS Member-Only website
- Subscription to the award-winning AAHGS Journal, a scholarly bi-annual publication
- Subscription to the award-winning AAHGS Journal, a scholarly bi-monthly electronic magazine and a prime source for up-to-date information about Black genealogy issues
- Discounted registration for the National AAHGS Conference
- Opportunity to submit articles and announcements in the AAHGS News Magazine, AAHGS Journal, and AAHGS News and Blog
- Voting privileges during national elections
- Nominate members and volunteers for AAHGS National Awards
- Invitations to special national events, programs, and projects
Member Benefits at the Local H-Town Level includes:
- Access to AAHGS H-Town Chapter Members-Only website
- Attend planned field trips and activities with AAHGS Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter members
- Access to genealogy workshops and family history information
- Ability to network and collaborate directly with other researchers
- Voting privileges during chapter elections
- Work with the chapter on preservation and research projects
- Access to a knowledgeable network of researchers
- Collaborate with local preservation organizations for programming
- Invitations to special events and programs by local organizations
ACCESSING THE MEMBER PORTALS (National AAHGS and H-Town Chapter)
Once you become a National AAHGS member, you are able to access the member portal on the AAHGS National page to see your profile and other information as well as to gain access to publications. In order to access your account, you must first log in by using the email that you used on the application, then select Forgot Password.
Please allow a couple of weeks after completing your application for the National to update your account. For steps, please click here to learn more.
As a chapter member, you also have access to the H-Town member portal where you will find recorded meetings, minutes, reports, and member resources. Once you have your National log in, you are able to log in to the member section on the chapter's webpage using the same log-in as the National page.