Criteria

Active Member

An active member is any person who is:

A Secretary-Treasurer of a Board of School Trustees duly appointed to the position in any School District in British Columbia in accordance with the provisions of the School Act or,

An Assistant Secretary-Treasurer of a Board of School Trustees duly appointed to that position in any School District in British Columbia,

Designated by a duly appointed Secretary-Treasurer of a Board of School Trustees as a senior member of his/her staff whose duties are in the area of financial or business administration and who makes application to the Executive of the Association and is deemed by the Executive to be eligible,

Is conversant with, and undertakes to adhere to, the Code of Ethics of the Association, may become an active member of the Association upon written application being made to the Secretary-Treasurer of the Association.

Payment of annual membership fees is a condition of membership.Associate Member.

Life Member

Life membership may be conferred at the Annual General Meeting of the Association upon any person who has been an active member of the Association, or rendered service to the Association, for at least fifteen years and who has, in the opinion of two-thirds of the active or life members present at the Annual General Meeting, rendered distinguished service to the Association and is leaving the employment of the school district or retiring or ceasing to be an active member. Past Presidents shall, upon leaving the Executive, and providing they have the necessary length of service, be automatically created life members of the Association upon leaving the employment of the school district or retiring or ceasing to be an active member