The World Affairs Council of Maine connects our state and the world by engaging and educating people of all ages to become global citizens.

Individual Membership

Membership in the World Affairs Council of Maine provides access to an active community of people who share your interest in global affairs. It opens doors to programs that focus on today's most topical issues, such as international development, terrorism, the Middle East, and the global economy. We offer frequent opportunities to participate in receptions, forums, and discussions, and to add your voice to the dialogue.

Your member benefits at all paid levels include:

  • Participation in an active community of people who share your interest in global affairs and care deeply about our rapidly changing world;
  • Access to programs that focus on today's hot topics, such as U.S. foreign policy under the new administration, extremism, nuclear security, and global health;
  • Frequent opportunities to participate in discussions and receptions and add your voice to the dialogue;
  • Member prices for Council programs and events, and free programs for certain levels;
  • Invitations to member-only events such as member dinners and the world affairs discussion group, the annual World Affairs Councils of America National Conference, and Travel the World educational trips through WAC Philadelphia;
  • Weekly World News Update emails; and
  • Recognition and appreciation!

You can join online or  print a membership form and pay by check The Council offers several different membership levels, accompanied by different benefits, as set forth below.

Global Sustainers Circle - monthly automatic contributions in the amount of your choice, with benefits that match your total annual membership contribution;

Leadership Champions - $1,000 includes free access for two people to all programs hosted by the Council with personalized name badges, priority seating, and recognition throughout the year

Diplomat - $500 includes member registration rate for two in the household and two complimentary tickets to the Annual Meeting

Explorers Club - $250 includes member registration rate for two in the household plus an additional guest

Family Travelers - $110 includes member registration rate for two in the household

Individual Explorer - $60 includes member registration rate for 1 person

Young Professional Passport - $3/month includes member registration rate for 1 person under age 35

Student Passport – this free (paperless) membership for full-time students includes the member rate for 1 student


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