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OPC Membership

The Ohio Preservation Council is a broad coalition of Ohio libraries, archives, historical societies, and conservation resources. Its mission is to provide a network for preservation education and to support preservation activities within the state. It is supported by members’ dues.

You may join OPC at any time on an annual basis (anniversary dates are now based on when you register). Dues are based on the annual operating budget of the Institution/Organization in whose name the membership will be:

Total Budget Dues
More than $1,000,000 $200
$500,000 to $999,999 $150
$200,000 t0 $499,999 $100
$100,000 to $199,999 $75
Less than $99,999 $25
Individual $25


Member benefits - professional development grants, discounted registration fees for OPC programs, opportunities to serve on the council as an elected official, opportunities to collaborate with colleagues from across the state, and more!

Becoming a new member? To join OPC you'll first need to register.  Institutions and individuals can create a new profile by clicking here. Once you enter your organization type and create your profile, you will be able to pay on-line or generate an invoice and receive instructions how to pay by check.

Renewing you individual or institutional membership? Current members who are registered and renewing will need to access your membership profile by clicking here.  If you have forgotten your password the system will email you a new one.  Once you have logged in, click "View Profile" in the upper right hand corner of the screen.  Here you can update your profile as needed and either pay on-line or generate an invoice and receive instructions how to pay by check.

Subscribe to our listserv and stay up to date on OPC activities and interesting news across the state.  We affectionately call the listserv WALTER.  Click HERE to subscribe.

We want to hear from you!  Help us plan our upcoming programs by taking a quick survey.

For questions regarding membership, please contact:
Carrie Phillips
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Bluffton University
Phone: (419) 358-3275
Fax: (419) 358-3384