Mensa of Western Washington (MWW) is a local group of American Mensa, which in turn is a national member of International Mensa, a society that is apolitical and free from all racial or religious distinctions. We welcome people from every walk of life whose IQs are in the top 2% of the population. Our primary objective is to enjoy a wide range of social and cultural activities. MWW currently has more than 1100 members and is the eighth largest group in American Mensa.
Ours is a fun, active group in a spectacular setting of majestic mountains, lush greenery, serene lakes, breathtaking ocean vistas, and the incomparable Puget Sound.
Our members enjoy a variety of frequent MWW activities throughout the area. So, if you’re a Mensa member, we hope you’ll register and visit the Members section with its Forums and an unabridged version of our Calendar. If you’re not a member, take a look at the public version of our Calendar to see what we do—and, we hope you’ll join!
Thinking of joining Mensa?
If you score in the top 2% in an accepted standardized IQ test, you may join Mensa. You might qualify with the scores from IQ tests you’ve already taken (school, military, or private tests), or you can take the locally proctored test.
Free review of existing test scores during February and March!
From now through March 31st, American Mensa invites you to submit your existing scores and will review them for free (it’s usually $40)! To redeem this offer, submit the online application and your qualifying test scores, and include the code FPEFM2015. Find out more about acceptable scores and how to look for yours at us.mensa.org/join/testscores.
The locally proctored test
Or, you could take the locally administered Mensa qualifying test! For detailed information on how to sign up, please see the Testing page under the Join menu of this website.
Our SteerCom at work
Our Steering Committee works diligently to provide excellent leadership for Mensa of Western Washington.
Pictured from left to right: Greg Chandra, 1st Member-at-Large; Wendy Hutchison, 3rd Member-at-Large; Mark Glancey,Recording Secretary; Jeannie Boag, 2nd Vice-President; Ruth Ballard, Treasurer; CathyRaye Hyland, President; and Paul Ferrari, 2nd Member-at-Large. Not pictured: Michelle Raksys, 1st Vice-President; Ed Ledger, 4th Member-at-Large.
Members, you are welcome to attend SteerCom meetings and to voice your opinions, suggestions, and concerns for up to 5 minutes each. Please see the Event Calendar in the Members section of this website for details.
Members: Volunteer to plan MWW RG!
At the April 18 meeting of the MWW Steering Committee a resolution was passed reserving $10,000 of the treasury for the purposes of MWW hosting a Regional Gathering (RG), maybe in 2016 or 2017.
This has sparked a discussion, and a group of people are now interested in forming an official RG Planning Subcommittee. If you are interested in being involved in *any* way, please come to the Steering Committee’s May 16, 2015 meeting, AND email Mark Glancey (email@example.com) that you are interested. Thanks!
A word from the Webmeister
Mensa members: Be sure to register on this site by clicking the Register link in the sidebar and then following the directions that appear. Our Members section features an interactive Forums page, minutes of SteerCom meetings, the MWW bylaws, an Event Calendar that includes all of the contact information, a Marketplace for MWW members’ ads, and other goodies. We welcome your comments, questions, and suggestions about this Web site.