In order to make membership and conference attendance accessible to more reporters and others involved in military-media relations, the MRE board has revised its dues and fees. Here are the new membership categories and related financial changes:
Active Member: For news-gathering employees of private-sector media organizations: $49 for annual dues; $49 to attend the annual conference.
Associate Member: For corporate public affairs officers, diplomats, think-thank staff members, academics and other non-reporters approved for membership by the president and board. $99 for annual dues; $49 to attend the annual conference.
DoD Associate Member: For uniformed and civilian Defense Department employees who perform public affairs and other capacities: $49 annual dues/Pay only for lunch at annual conference.
Non-Resident Member: For qualified applicants living 50 miles or more outside Washington, D. C. who are not as able to attend as many events in-person as D.C.-based members but who want access to MRE’s private online community. $25 for annual dues; $49 to attend the annual conference.
Student: $19 for annual dues/Pay only for lunch at conference.
Note: The annual conference attendance fee for non-MRE members will be $99.
Questions? Contact MRE President John M. Donnelly at email@example.com.