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EASA's Governing Policies - Membership

Membership 

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Resolved, that in response to a request for Active membership, an application for Active membership be forwarded to the applicant to be filled out. Upon satisfactory completion and return of this application form to EASA Headquarters, accompanied by the entrance fee and the proper dues payment, a copy of the application form will be forwarded to the Regional Director, Chapter President and Chapter Secretary of the applicant’s geographic area for comment. Such comment must be received at EASA Headquarters within one (1) month of the time the request for comment is sent. The application form and comments will then be sent to those eligible to vote, who must approve or disapprove any application within one (1) month of receiving it from EASA Headquarters.

The Admissions Committee shall consist of the Immediate Past Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary/Treasurer of the Association.

Those voting for the admission of a member shall consist of the Admissions Committee plus the Chapter President and the Regional Director of the applicant’s geographic area. If the applicant meets all the requirements set forth in the bylaws, and is approved by at least three (3) of the voters, the applicant shall be approved by the Admissions Committee. If the applicant meets all the requirements set forth in the bylaws, and is approved by the Regional Director and Chapter President, the applicant shall be approved by the Admissions Committee. If the Chapter President and the Regional Director are the same person, the Chapter President may appoint another person to vote.

If the applicant is approved, the applicant shall be admitted to membership. If the applicant is disapproved, EASA shall notify the applicant of such disapproval and that the applicant has an option to request consideration by the Board of Directors. If the applicant requests Board consideration, the application, together with the action taken by the Admissions Committee and any comments by the committee respecting such action, shall be presented to the Board of Directors for its consideration and action. Board action shall be taken by secret ballot, in meeting assembled, and if a majority of the Board members shall approve the application, the applicant shall be admitted as a member. The decision of the Board of Directors is final.

(Reaffirmed June 2017)

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Resolved, the only classifications of membership entitled to use the EASA logo or publicize their affiliation are Active, Associate and Allied members, provided they adhere to EASA’s logo use guidelines.

(Revised June 2017)

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Resolved, any member terminated for nonpayment of dues may be reinstated within one year if dues are paid in full for that membership year. Headquarters will notify the chapter and regional director following any such reinstatement.

(Revised June 2017)