The Association charges an annual fee for every existing and new members for the purposes of retaining membership to provide: the SAARMSTE Journal, (i.e. AJRMSTE) and to maintain a data base that enables members to be informed of all events, e.g. annual conferences, annual research schools, chapter events (e.g. colloquium, workshops etc), as with writing clinics and any other ad hoc events that may take place through the year.