WEF Lifetime Membership Award (self nomination)

Form to Apply for WEF Life Member Status

WEF Lifetime Award

Individuals who have been a member of WEF and one or more WEF Member Association for 35 or more consecutive years, and are at age 65 or older, are eligible to apply for WEF Life Membership

Nomination Process
A person reaching the required criteria shall complete the WEF self-nomination form.  A Life Member shall receive, without cost, those publications of the Federation that the Board designates for the member class to which the member belonged at the time of transferring to Life Member. Federation Life Members shall not, however, by virtue of such membership, be relieved of paying dues to Member Associations (state association) to which they may belong unless such dues are waived by such Member Associations. The granting of Federation Life Membership to a representative of a Corporate Member or Associate Member shall not relieve the Corporate or Associate Member from paying dues. Life Membership in the Federation may not relieve members of paying dues to the state Member Association.  If you have further questions, please email Kim Carter (

Lifetime WEF Membership benefits include:

  • Commemorative Plaque in acknowledgement of your membership milestone (35 years)
  • WEF Life Member lapel pin
  • Water Environment & Technology Magazine (WE&T) – in print and online
  • Networking and leadership opportunities through service on WEF committees
  • Staying connected through your local Membership Association
  • Complimentary WEF Webcasts
  • Member discounts at WEFTEC and WEF Specialty Conferences
  • Up to 20 percent off the member price of WEF published technical publications
  • Water Environment Research (WER) Online
  • WEF Conference Proceedings Archive Online
  • WEF Smartbrief (e-newsletter)
  • 20% off of WEF’s Knowledge Center products

Membership Rate:
Complimentary WEF and local MA dues for qualifying applicants.


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