Dues Increase in 2011

At its meeting on October 26, the SBE Board of Directors approved a $5 increase in membership dues, to $68, for the Member, Senior, Associate and Fellow membership categories, effective January 1, 2011. The increase will be the first in four years. SBE president, Vinny Lopez, at the Annual Membership Meeting held the following day, cited normal increased costs of operating the Society as the reason for the increase.