Membership

All Foresters whose names were in the roster prepared and maintained by the Professional Regulatory Board for Foresters are automatically and without exception members of the Society of Filipino Foresters, Inc.

Membership in the Society is via a recognized Provincial/Local Chapter.

Types of Membership

REGULAR MEMBER

A regular member is a natural person who is a registered Professional Forester pursuant to Republic Act No. 6239 or Republic Act. No. 10690, and pays membership fee and annual dues to the Society.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Anybody who is a graduate of bachelor’s degree in forestry or forest products engineering or agro-forestry and consistently represented the interest and objectives of the Society.

HONORARY MEMBER

Any natural person who is not qualified for admission as a regular or associate member may be conferred Honorary Membership to the Society by a unanimous decision of the Members of the National Council if he/she is a person of acknowledged professional eminence with accomplishments that have significantly contributed to the enhancement of the forestry profession, or has achieved national or international recognition as an advocate of forest conservation; or by reason of exceptional knowledge, background, or training, is capable and willing to lend support to the Society.  

INSTITUTIONAL MEMBER

A corporation, company, firm, government agency, school, college or university employing foresters or engaged in forestry activities and fully subscribe to the objectives of the Society and/or supports the Society by way of money, goods, and/or service contributions. The institution, which has been accepted as member shall be represented by its chief executive officer or its duly authorized representative.