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ESRAG Members' Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to join ESRAG?
  • Any current or past member of the Rotary Family 18-years or older is eligible to join ESRAG.  This includes:
    • Current Interactors, Rotaractors, Rotary Community Corps members, Rotary Friendship Exchange participants, RYLA participants, Rotary Youth Exchange participants, Rotary Peace Fellows, Global Grant Scholars, Vocational Training Team members and leaders, District Grant Scholars, and New Generation Service Exchange participants.
    • Alumni and Former Interactors, Rotaractors, Rotary Youth Exchange participants, RYLA participants, Rotary Peace Fellows, Global Grant Scholars, Vocational Training Teams participants and leaders, District Grant Scholars, New Generation Service Exchange participants, and participants in former TRF programs such as Ambassadorial Scholars, Grants for University Teachers, Group Study Exchange, Rotary Volunteers, etc.
  • How much are the ESRAG Annual Dues?
    • Multiple membership levels are available to accommodate individual circumstances.
    • You are free to pay membership dues at any of the following levels:
      • Regular Member:           US $   30/year
      • Contributing Member:   US $ 100/year
      • Rotaractor:                        US $ 15/year
  • Are multi-year Memberships available?
    • You may pay 5-year membership dues at the following levels:
      • Regular Member:           US $ 125/5 years
      • Contributing Member:   US $ 400/5 years
  • How do I join?
  • Why are there multiple membership dues levels?
    • Rotarian Action Groups are dependent upon membership dues to support their administrative costs.
    • ESRAG would like to be as inclusive as possible.
  • What if I am eligible and active in environmental sustainable but not able to afford the annual dues?
    • ESRAG hopes to establish a program to subsidize membership where necessary with support of membership dues, local clubs and districts.  Please contact us if you need assistance.
  • I thought I had already joined ESRAG.  Why do I need to register again?
    • Thank you for signing up as a charter and early member!  Thanks to you, the Rotarian Action Group was approved!
    • During our start-up phase, we were not able to obtain all of the information we need to submit our annual reports to Rotary International, nor were we able to collect dues.
    • We have now been approved with tax-exempt status in the United States.
    • Annual dues are what enable us to support ESRAG central costs, including website, legal fees, and teleconferencing to support exchange between local and global groups.
  • Can I benefit from ESRAG without being a member?
  • What are the benefits of being a member of ESRAG?
  • How can I get more involved with ESRAG?

    Following the Rotary International model, there are many ways for ESRAG members to serve.

    • ESRAG needs volunteers to join the Board appointed working groups and committees that support ESRAG’s mission.  Click Here to submit your interest.
    • Share your expertise and experience with environmental sustainability projects.  Environmental sustainability is the product of many parts whose quality is incalculably greater than the simple sum of its parts.  Click Here if you are interested in sharing in interdisciplinary forums around complex environmental sustainability issues.
    • By joining ESRAG, you become a member of a Regional Chapter. Your Regional Chapter leader will send you a welcome email shoortly after you join and complete the Onboarding form.