DCFR members are elected on the basis of their demonstrated active and informed interest in foreign policy, international affairs, and international business. Current members submit nominations to the Board of Directors each spring and fall. Elected candidates are invited to join and pay annual dues. There are two levels of membership:
Full Members. Candidates for full membership should be local leaders in their fields who have demonstrated experience and expertise in international affairs and are important to the development of North Texas as an international center. They should be able to contribute meaningfully to the support of DCFR programs with their time, talents, and resources.
Term Members. Individuals between the ages of 26 and 35 (inclusive) at the time of their application are eligible for term membership. Term member candidates should exhibit outstanding professional potential and a demonstrated interest in international affairs. Successful candidates may apply for full membership at age 36. Any candidate who is 35 or younger must apply as a term member.
For more information, please visit the Membership Selection portion of this site.