Fantasy Amateur Press Association
The Fantasy Amateur Press Association or FAPA was founded by Donald Wolheim in 1937. It was the first science fiction Amateur Press Association and was initially designed to be a method for distributing fanzines to as many worthy readers as possible. As it turned out, the idea changed to where most fans made different zines for FAPA and for general fandom. Early FAPAns included Rick Sneary, Forrest J. Ackerman, Harry Warner, Jr. and Jack Speer, who is still a member as of February 2007.
Over the years, many significant members of science fiction fandom have been members, including Jack Speer, Marion Zimmer Bradley, David Kyle, Earl Kemp, Art Widner, Walter Coslet, Randall Everts and Bruce Pelz.