Joining the World Affairs Council of the Monterey Bay Area (WACMB) brings opportunities to participate in the programs of the Council and the national organization, to support the work of the Council, and to meet others who share your interest and concern in international issues.  Membership is open to anyone interested in international issues, global events, and related domestic issues.  The Council’s regional boundaries include the Central Coast counties of Monterey and Santa Cruz, California.


WACMB BenefitMemberPublic
Monthly thought-provoking luncheon or dinner lectures featuring timely topics from prominent foreign affairs experts such as academicians, diplomats, journalists and government officialsPriority and reduced rateX
Monthly moderated Discussion Group on current topicsPriorityX
Annual Great Decisions Program Series in the spring, an 8-part series of discussions focusing on the most important foreign policy issues of the year. PriorityX
Annual Academic World Quest high school competitionXX
Subscription to The Passport monthly newsletter and calendar of eventsX
Free subscription to The Daily Chatter, America’s largest daily newsletter devoted to world newsX
Something of Interest, WACMB’s digest of curated links to articles about world affairs, is emailed to you biweeklyX
Numerous online resources, such as podcasts, videos of past lectures, and links to useful resources on world affairs, including through our affiliation with the World Affairs Councils of AmericaX
Opportunities to participate in the national World Affairs Council of America International Travel Program, with educational tours that include behind-the-scenes briefingsX
Opportunity to attend the national World Affairs Council of America annual 3-day Conference in Washington, D.C.X

Join or Renew WACMB Membership

Student / Military **$20

* All categories except Student and Single include membership for two individuals.
** Full-time Student at an accredited college, university, or graduate school; or Military enlisted personnel grades E1 – E4.

Dues and Donations are tax deductible.  Higher dues levels help support the organization.  WACMB is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with Federal Tax ID 77-0301206.

To pay online by credit card, please click here to go to the online registration form.

To pay by mail, please click here to view and download the membership application form as a PDF file or click here to view and download a PDF file of the WACMB Membership Brochure, which includes an application form.