Lapsed STC members may renew their membership by 30 June and not pay the $15 reinstatement fee. To renew, see http://www.stc.org/membership/join-or-renew-now/ and be sure to sign up for the Washington, DC Chapter. See Why Should You Join the WDC Chapter? to learn about extra benefits for belonging to the chapter.
To learn more about the benefits of STC membership, see http://wdcb.stcwdc.org/about-stc/stc-membership/join-stc-and-the-chapter/