MUFON - Mutual UFO Network, Inc
103 OLDTOWNE ROAD
SEGUIN,TEXAS 78155-4099 U.S.A.
WALTER H. ANDRUS, JR.________________________________Telephone (210)379-9216
The Mutual UFO network,Inc. is an international scientific organization composed of people
seriously interested in studying and researching the phenomenon known as unidentified flying objects
(UFOs) by combining their mutual talents,areas of expertise and investigative efforft.MUFON is an
acronym for the Mutual UFO Network,Inc.,a texas nonprofit corperation,exempt from Federal
Income Tax under Section 501(c)(3)and a publicly supported organization of the type described in
Section 509(a)(2)of the Internal Revenue Code.MUFON firmly believes that a concentrated
scientific study by dedicated investigators and researchers will provide the ultimate answer to
the UFO enigma.
Founded on May 31,1969,MUFON's phenomenal success may be attributed to the"grass roots"
nature of the organization where a majority of the leadership and motivation is achieved at the local
level. In north America,a State or Provincal Director oversees the investigative activities of the Field
Investigators through State Scetion Directors.An International Coordinator and seven Continental
Coordinators work with Foreign Representatives and National Directors in each country on the
International scene.MUFON is governed by a Board of Directors composed of 21 men and
women and administered by an Executive Committee.
MUFON's Board of Consultants,most of whom are PhDs or MD representing 45 areas of science,
science,photo analysis,etc.,are readily available as an advisory group to apply their expertise to
UFO cases under study and to conduct advanced research in their respective field.
Starting in 1970,MUFON has sponsored an Annual International UFO Symposium where world
known scientist,engineers,university professors and authors lecture on their particular specialization
or contributions to resolving this perplexing scientific dilemma.To provide a permenant record of
the presentations,the copyrighted symposium proceedings are published annually for
In order that only qualified,competent and sincere people may be become involved,membership in
MUFON is by invitation only.Anyone interesten in helping to resolve the UFO phenomenon is
invited to join by submitting a membership application and appropriate dues for approval.Based
upon their education and experience,members may serve in one or more of the following
positions:Consultant,State or Provincial Director,State Section Director,National Director,
Foreign Representative,Field Investigator,Research Specialist,Amateur Radio Operator,Astronomy,
Field Investigator Trainee,Translator,UFO News Clipping Service,Journal Subscriber or Associate
Member(under 18 years of age).
Field Investigators are trained and high standards of professionalism are required by MUFOM.
As objective scientific researchers,MUFON Field Investigators uphold the confidentiality of
witnesses and case information.Investigators are volunteers who conduct research at their
own expense,and attempt to document sighting information in a thoroughly unbiased manner.
The latest edition of the copyrighted"MUFON Field Investigator's Manual",Provides effective
guidelines,techniques and suggestions to members conducting UFO sighting interviews
Amateur Radio Networks,operating weekly,are utilized to receive and disseminate UFO sighting
reports and current UFO information.The exact date,time and frequencies are published in the
MUFON UFO JOURNAL.A computer bulleton service,MUFONET-BBS,is in daily operation.
A master file,containing all submitted UFO sighting reports,arranged chronologically by
state,province and country,is maintained in the MUFON administrative offices.UFO sighting
reports are being entered into a computer data bank.
A twenty-four page monthly magazine,the MUFON UFO JOURNAL is our most significant means
of sharing details of UFO sighting reports and vital information related to the UFO phenomenon
with our members throughtout the world,Asubscription to the Journal is included in the annual
membership dues of $30.00 in the U.S.A. and $30.00 in foriegn countries in U.S. funds
For farther information about joining the world's largest UFO membership organization,please
write to the address at the top of this page.We invite you to join and be a part of the
solution to the greatest mystery of the space age.