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AFHA Membership

We invite you to JOIN AFHA to show your support and to be sure you hear about what is happening.

Individual Membership at this time is FREE. Simply fill out and submit the membership form (See more about the form below.) Members may vote for AFHA Board and Bylaws changes, and may receive a mailed copy of our occasional print newsletter.

Organizational Members are organizations, agencies or businesses who:
Sign up as an organizational member, including a statement of support for AFHA
Provide us with contact information for communication and voting purposes
Initial organizational membership is free the first year. Moderate dues may be added for renewals in subsequent years, especially for those organizations receiving benefits.
Organizational members are eligible for listing on AFHA website , may apply to be an AFHA AmeriCorps site, and may vote for AFHA Board and Bylaws.
If your agency or organization would like to be involved, but can not join as a member, contact us for a customized partner agreement.

AFHA Tourism Sites are sites and businesses that fit AFHA themes and criteria and who are open and available for tourist visitation. AFHA Tourism sites and businesses may have information shared or be promoted through AFHA products such as the VISIT AFHA section of web site, brochures, displays, and/or joint marketing. If you would like to apply as an AFHA Tourism Site, fill out the organizational member information as well as the additional info for Tourism Sites.

Membership Form

Clicking HERE will open a short PDF membership form on your screen. You can type your information directly into this form. Then, you can print the completed form and mail it to AFHA at the address below. OR  -- if your mail client is compatible -- you may be able to hit the "submit" button at top right of the form to email this PDF to us.

Organizations and tourism sites will be contacted for additional details, so make sure your contact information on the form is current and functional.

Finally, if all else fails, simply contact us (below) and give us your information from the membership form in any convenient fashion.


Or write to:

Appalachian Forest Heritage Area
PO Box 1206
Elkins, WV 26241
Or telephone:


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