Alexandria Chapter of the Izaak Walton League

2729 Garrisonville Road, Stafford, VA 22556

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Membership Information

An online renewal capability is open to members. Log onto the website and click the 'Renew' link (be sure to check your service hours first if you think you rate a discount). Membership cards can be printed from the web page by logging in, going to 'Update my record' and scrolling down to dues info. Just below that is a link to print out the membership card. Remember, all memberships are calendar year based, and expire on 31 December. Those joining after 1 July pay half of the regular annual dues for the remainder of the year. Those joining after 1 October are paid to December 31st of the following year by paying one full year membership.

New Members:
The Alexandria Chapter of the Izaak Walton League is accepting new members. New members must be sponsored by a current member and apply during the monthly meeting (The sponsor must also attend the meeting). The regular meeting is usually the third Sunday of each month. The meeting starts at 2:00 pm. Acceptance is determined by ballot of attending members.

You must bring bring proof of US citizenship (a REAL-ID compliant drivers license {with a star in the upper right corner} or a passport or birth record and photo ID). Membership fees must be paid at the meeting and are currently $450 for a regular member ($250 for the first year, plus new members must pay a $200 initiation fee). Discounts are available for seniors and students.

Please bring a check or cash, we don't have any way to use "plastic."

Fill out an Membership Application, and an ITAR Certification Form at the meeting. You must bring proof of US citizenship (a REAL-ID compliant drivers license {with a star in the upper right corner} or a passport or birth record and photo ID). The ITAR Certification form is required due to the ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulation), where only U.S. Citizens can receive firearms training. Click here to find out more about the ITAR law. You will also need to find a sponsor. If you need help finding a sponsor, please contact the Membership Chairman and he will assist in finding one for you. Your sponsor must be present at the meeting when you join.

Once voted in, there is an orientation and safety brief immediately after the vote. In order to get a membership card, you must attend the Safety Brief and facility tour. You will receive a receipt via email with the link to print your membership card.

Thank you for your interest in our club. We will look forward to seeing you at an upcoming Meeting!

Initial Service Hour Requirement. All new members must perform four hours of service on a Chapter Working Party. This requirement under normal conditions will be fulfilled by participating in one monthly working party held the Saturday morning (third Saturday of the month) immediately prior to the monthly meeting. If the new member can't fulfill this requirement for a legitimate and substantive reason, the Chapter President will assign an alternative task of not less than four hours. If the new member does not meet this service hour requirement within six months of joining then his/her membership privileges will be suspended until it is fulfilled. This inital service hour requirement does not count towards volunteer hours for annual dues discount.

Renewing Members:
Current membership status can be obtained by logging into your account. During the membership renewal period, you can check the annual dues amount, verify the status of your service hour discount, see your membership expiration date. To renew, you can either mail a check to the Membership Chairman or complete your renewal online.

By Mail: Send a check to:

IWLA Alexandria
Attn: Membership Chairman
2729 Garrisonville Road
Stafford, Virginia 22556-3412

Online: You do not need to have a PayPal account to use your credit card to pay your dues. There is a ~3% fee to use a credit card.

Once your payment is recorded, you will receive a receipt via email with the link to print your membership card. This link will provide an explanation of how the online renewal works - IWLA Web Renewals.pdf

To download your electronically generated membership card: Log into the site, Click on "Update My Record", the link for the membership card is right under the dues section. If you have a spouse card, it will be in the same downloaded file.

Logging In:
To create a password for the first time (after you've received your receipt) or to reset your password, click on the 'Login' link (in the upper right hand corner) and then click on the "Reset Password" link on the login page.

Fill in your email address and the validation string, then click on the 'Reset Password' button.
You will be sent a temporary password via email. (It should come within a few minutes. If you don't see it, check your spam/junk email folder).

When you log in with the temporary password, you will be required to change it. If you have any login problems, please contact the webmaster - Marty Marbach

If you have questions about your account or have not received a renewal, contact James P Matthews. James P is the membership chairman and can answer questions about your member account.

For more information, contact:
James P Matthews, Membership , Send Message , (Log in to see additional contact info)
James A Mitchell, Membership , Send Message