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Information on SAR for Prospective members
These will provide basic information on who we are as an organization, where we are, and what we are involved in. Brevard Chapter Brochure, General activities, and Brevard activities. The National website has further documents that provide more information for prospective members by using the 'About Us', 'Membership', and 'Youth/Education' menu tabs. TheBrevard Chapter Home page includes a slide show some of the current year's events and activities.
Working with the Chapter
At this point the Chapter Registrar mails the application with applicable checks to the State Registrar.
The costs, exclusive of any research expenses, can be found using this matrix. The National SAR website also lists the costs involved for the various types of membership.
The Brevard Chapter has, like other chapters may have, a level of affiliation, Associate, for those that either don't have a Patriot Ancestor, who are working on proving lineage to a Patriot Ancestor, or those who have submitted their applications and are awaiting approval from National.Thereafter, all annual Dues whether they are chapter, state, or national are due to the chapter by November 15th. The chapter must submit the Member Reconciliation Form with dues payment to the Florida Secretary by December 15th. Dues received after this date must be submitted as Reinstatements. Current dues are:
An exception to this is the current policy for the Brevard Chapter and the Florida Society to waive the State and chapter dues for Active Military personnel. Active status must be documented.
The usual process is in 4 phases: The chapter section as detailed above; Review by the State Registrar; Application Review by the National Society's genealogists; upon approval, the processing of the New Member packet by National to State to Chapter which culminates in the new member induction. Understanding this process will hopefully lessen any anxiety for the applicant.