The Slipper Orchid Alliance



Membership is open to everyone interested in lady-slipper orchids. You may join SOA as an Individual (or single household), or as a Supporting member. SOA welcomes individual and Supporting Members from all over the world.

All members have password access to the SOA Newsletter Archive on the website. and may choose to receive new SOA newsletters by regular mail or exclusively by email. Any member can access the current and archived newsletters online in downloadable, printable, PDF format.

Supporting members are listed in each SOA Newsletter, are highlighted and listed on a special page in the SOA website, are provided a link to their web-site from the SOA web-site, and are entitled to a l/8 page ad each year in the Newsletter.

Joining the SOA and Renewing Membership is easy!

New members AND renewing members should complete a membership application and send it to the SOA Membership Secretary at the time dues are paid.

                                   CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE MEMBER INFORMATION FORM

                                        SOA Membership Dues Structure for 2015:

Individual Member or Household:

Emailed/Online Newsletter Only: One Year ($20) ___Two years ($38) ___Three years ($55) ___

Printed/Mailed Newsletter - USA & Canada: One Year ($30) __Two years ($58) __Three years ($80) ___

Printed/Mailed Newsletter – International: One Year ($35) ___Two years ($65) ___Three years ($95) ___

Supporting Member: One Year ($50) ___Two years ($95) ___Three years ($140) ___

There are two ways to pay dues, for both new AND renewing members:


You can pay your dues online by using Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover, in the Payment Center, via Paypal (You do not have to have a Paypal account but if you do, feel free to use your PayPal account). Members paying dues online, please remember to complete the SOA Membership Form and either email it or mail it to the SOA Membership Secretary.(see instructions for emailing and snailmailing on the form itself, or at the bottom of this page). Emailing the form before paying online will ensure that your membership information will expedite your membership entry into the database.

Please visit our secure payment center.


Please complete the Membership Application form and include a printed copy with your check for dues. Mail your Membership Information Form and check together to the SOA Membership Secretary:

Tim Culbertson

SOA Membership Secretary

159 Sands Place

Oceanside CA 92054

Thank you for your interest in the slipper orchid alliance! If you have any questions or need any help with the membership process,please conact the SOA Membership Secretary who will be glad to help you: