Illinois Soil Classifiers Association
Maintaining High Standards and Ethical Conduct in the Profession of Soil Classifying

The Illinois Soil Classifiers Association is an organization promoting the wise use of the soil resource.  ISCA is made up of professional soil classifiers in public service, private industry, and education. 

 

ISCA was established in 1975 and is affiliated with the Soil Science Society of America.

Become a Member of ISCA


Application for Membership (click for fillable form)

There are several classes of membership. 
A Full Member must qualify with a minimum of a B.S. degree in a field of natural resources or earth sciences with 15 semester hours of soils classes. Only a Full Member can hold an office or vote.
A Student Member must be enrolled in a college or university in a field of natural resources or earth sciences.
An Affiliate Member has no specific requirements other than wanting to be a supporter of the activities of ISCA.
An Out-of-State Member must meet the minimum qualifications of a Full Member, but must reside out-of-state.
A Retired Member must meet the Full Member requirements, but is no longer in the practice of soil classifying. Retired Members can serve as a committee chair.

E-mail your completed application to the Chair of the Ethics, Certification, and Membership Committee
membership @ illinoissoils.org (for web security, this email is not hot-linked)
or send by regular mail to:

Bruce Putman, Chair
Ethics, Certification, & Membership Committee
1200 Portage Lane
Woodstock, IL 60098

Application fees can be paid on-line here or sent with the application by mail to the Chair of the Ethics, Certification, and Membership Committee at the address above.