Verde Valley Forum

for Public Affairs

Membership terms coincide with our fiscal year which runs from May 1st to the following April 30th.

The benefits of membership

The Sedona Academy and the Verde Valley Forum for Public Affairs have more than three decades of combined work helping to guide our region's civic, political, business and community leadership in identifying and implementing policies that have helped to shape, grow and improve our region.  We have been successful because of our members.

By joining Verde Valley Forum for Public Affairs, you're proclaiming "civil discourse matters." For over 30 years we’ve championed this ideal and we recognize the importance of perpetuating it into the future as our region continues to grow.  We recognize that the Verde Valley region is composed of a diverse cross section of people with a broad demographic variety and while each town and city has its own unique identity, we live in a  region that has taken on its own separate identity.

We want to continue bringing a broad, diverse cross section of citizens and ideas together along with fact based research to reach consensual recommendations, goals and objectives to improve our region's quality of life for its citizens.  The only way we can even hope to accomplish this is with your help. 

By joining today you will make a difference and offer input into decisions affecting your community.

Once a member you will be automatically included in the selection pool for Forum participation. You will also be able to help choose future Forum topics. Most importantly, you will join others from across our state who are investing in a stronger future for the Verde Valley region.

Benefits vary based on the kind and level of membership you choose. General benefits include:

  • Investing in and sustaining a proven institution and continuing to advance its mission of bringing diverse citizens together using civil discourse and consensus dialogue to advance the critical needs of the Verde Valley region.
  • Connecting with an amazing network of citizens from the Verde Valley engaged in the process
  • Receiving Forum reports/extensive research
  • Priority invite list for an upcoming Forum
  • Invitation to Community Programs
  • Invitation to all Forum events such as the Annual Meeting
  • Potential for leadership role in organization such as board membership, committee involvement, to Panel Chair (facilitator), or other positions at Forum gatherings
  • E-news updates
  • Access to “members only” gatherings
  • Invitations to share ideas with other members on social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
  • Opportunity to nominate people for inclusion in a Forum

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We offer a variety of membership levels to accommodate each person's financial ability and willingness to support our activities.  Just select the level you are most comfortable with and hit the "Next" button below which will provide you with even more flexibility to donate within each level.  You can also select your method of payment by paying immediately online or receive an invoice via email to pay by check or credit card.

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Forum participants automatically receive a one year complimentary sustaining membership which can be renewed here as well.

Contact Us

Call Steve King at 928-634-2288 or EMAIL Us

Verde Valley Forum for Public Affairs
PO Box 2226
Sedona, AZ 86339


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