The only requirement to become a General member of SEARES is a technician level amateur radio license and approval by the local Emergency Coordinator. To become a credentialed member of SEARS and South Dakota ARES, a member must meet a list of requirements, submit the proper documentation, cover the costs of the credentials and gain approval from the District Emergency Coordinator and local Emergency Coordinator.
Apply for Membership
To apply as a Credentialed member please see the ARES Credentialing Manual in the Documents section.
Once membership is approved, you may register for the membership mailing list.