Gary- Suprised no one has answered yet.
Your membership is for the family, (kids under 18(IIRC) still at home).
You can also take up to 4 guests that are not members to a GPAA claim, but they are limited to pan only.
Welcome, and if there is a chapter nearby, get in touch with them. A world of knowlege to be had, along with others to prospect with.