Black Diamond Society of Model Engineers
The Black Diamond Society of Model Engineers offers a variety of membership options. All incoming members enter as a Friend of the Society.
Friend of the Society (non-voting)
Can participate in club meeting and events, with no specific visitation or age requirements. Annual Dues for Friend of the Society are $15.00 per year.
Associate Member (non-voting)
Applicants must be a minimum of 14 years old and require attending several club meetings and events before applying. The annual dues are $25.00 per year.
Senior Member (Voting)
Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old and first serve as Associates for a probationary period and requires personal visits to the Club. Senior Membership annual dues are $60.00 per year. There is a one-time initiation fee of $50.00 assessed upon approval for senior membership.
Only Senior members have voting privileges or can hold office. Friends and Associates are invited to bring their equipment on a club operating night, but must operate initially under the supervision of a Senior member as time and circumstances permit.
We invite persons who are interested in building, maintaining and operating model railroads to visit us and check out our layouts and facilities.