Membership Criteria

The membership of the Association consists of Regular, Associate, and Honorary Members.

Regular Membership:
1. Any Filipino residing in New England. A Filipino is any person born in the Republic of the Philippines of Filipino parents.
2. Any person of Filipino ancestry residing in New England.
3. Any person of any nationality residing in New England and who is presently married to a Filipino.
4. Any person of any nationality residing in New England and formerly married to a Filipino, with minor children from that marriage in his/her care or custody.

Associate Membership:
1. Any person who meets the eligibility requirements for regular membership except that he/she is not residing in New England.
2. Any person of any nationality showing genuine interest in the preservation of Filipino heritage and of the intents and purposes of the association.

Honorary Membership:
May be awarded to any person by a two-thirds vote of the general membership in accordance with the procedures established by the association's by-laws.