Membership Info

Get involved 

There are many opportunties available to members of the Family Science Association:
  • attend the annual conference 
  • present at the annual conference
  • help out with preparations for the annual conference as a session reviewer 
  • become a member of the board of directors
  • write an article for our on-line journal Family Science Review
  • serve as a member of the editorial board for Family Science Review
  • participate in ad hoc committees

Membership Categories


  • Individual with a baccalaureate degree or higher, professional-level certification, or professional-level licensure in family sciences or a related field.
  • Eligible to vote, participate on committees, and hold office.
  • Eligible for member discount on conference registration.
  • Access to resources avialable in the Members Only section.


  • Enrolled full-time as a postsecondary undergraduate, or graduate student.
  • Eligible for student member discount on conference registration.

Associate/Affiliate Membership

  • Organizations such as a university family studies department. 
  • Please contact a member of the executive for information.


Family Science Association members have a wide range of professional expertise in the field of family studies and family sciences and consumer sciences. Our members are post-secondary educators, researchers, Extension professionals, administrators and consultants, to name a few! What our members all share is a commitment to achieving optimum well-being for families and individuals. Joining the Family Science Association is very straightforward.  You can enjoy the benefits of membership now by completing the membership form.


Membership in the Family Science Association is due annually by March 1. Dues are $50 USD for professionals and $35 USD for students.  Renewing your membership is easy - Update your membership information using our FSA webform and then arrange payment.  

Take me to renew my membership 

Membership Fees and Payment Options

There are two fee categories:
Professional      $50.00 USD
Student             $35.00 USD
There are  two payment options, you can use the paypal link on the webform page or send a check. If you chose to pay by check we still need you to complete the webform in order to send us your contact information.  
If paying with a check, make check out to Family Science Association & SEND CHECK TO:
Derrel Higgins, PhD, LMFT
Treasurer, Family Science Association 
Department of Home and Family
223M Clarke Building
Brigham Young University-Idaho
Rexburg, ID