International Convention

Forest Products Society

Retired Membership

Retired Membership is available to individuals who have been Individual Members and are now retired from their profession. Retired Members receive all of the benefits checked below and voting rights for the election of the Society Board of Directors.

Fee: $25 per year

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NEW! The Retired Membership fee includes a complimentary electronic subscription to ALL Three FPS technical journals - Forest Products Journal, Wood Design Focus, & International Journal of Forest Engineering.  All Members are now eligible for special discounts through our new affinity programs - Learn More

Additional Journals at Member prices:

  • Forest Products Journal (Print) - $100
  • International Journal of Forest Engineering (Print) - $30

Prices subject to change without notice.

Exclusive Benefits

Retired Member

Complimentary Electronic Subscriptions:


Forest Products Journal, International Journal of Forest Engineering, Wood Design Focus

Member discounts on our other Journals:


Forest Products Journal print

International Journal of Forest Engineering print



Online access to:


Member Pricing in the FPS Knowledge Base

Member Directory

Additional discounts on:


Conference registrations

Other Society publications

Exclusive opportunity to participate in:


Technical interest groups

Geographical sections and chapters

Student chapters



Forest Products Journal advertising discount

One-time, complimentary full-page ad in the Forest Products Journal


Opportunity to display promotional materials at the annual International Convention


Organization recognition:


Logo with live links on the Society website


Organization name listed in the Forest Products Journal


Organization representation:


Opportunity to designate up to six individuals as Individual Members (commensurate with membership level)

All Members are now eligible for special discounts through our new affinity programs - Learn More

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