Membership
Alcor has 905 members on its Emergency Responsibility List. Five memberships were approved during this month; no memberships were reinstated; three memberships were cancelled; and no members were cryopreserved. Overall, there was a net gain of two members this month.

Applicant
Alcor has 62 applicants for membership. Seven new applicants were added; five applicants were converted to members; and no applicants were cancelled resulting in net gain of 2 applicants for this month.

Info Pack
Alcor received 136 info pack requests. Eleven were handed out during facility tours or from special request. The average total of 167 info packs sent per month in 2009 is compared to 173 in 2008.

Site Access
The number of distinct computers that accessed the Alcor website in each of the past thirteen months are:
23,083 September
24,261 October
23,218 November
35,020 December
35,741 January
31,625 February
28,479 March
29,313 April
27,819 May
26,770 June
30,857 July
28,739 August
27,544 September

The website working group reported that on October 2nd, the web traffic was fifteen times more than usual.