Active members have access to:
- Full membership benefits
- Right to vote in affairs of AAPL
- Pursue certification designations (RL, RPL and CPL)
- Serve as a director and sponsor membership applicants
- Annual active membership dues are $125
Code of Ethics
Associate to Active Request
“Landwork” shall mean the actual performance or supervision of any one or more of the following functions:
A. Negotiating for the acquisition or divestiture of mineral rights.
B. Negotiating business agreements that provide for the exploration for and/or development of minerals.
C. Determining ownership in minerals through the research of public and private records.
D. Reviewing the status of title, curing title defects, providing title due diligence and otherwise reducing title risk associated with ownership in minerals or the acquisition and divestiture of mineral properties, but shall not include division order or lease analyst functions.
E. Managing rights and/or obligations derived from ownership of interests in minerals.
F. Unitizing or pooling of interests in minerals.
“Land Professional” shall mean a person who derives a significant portion of his income as a result of performing landwork.
“Landman” shall mean a Land Professional who is primarily engaged in landwork.