BCASBO Membership Information
Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of our Association. Please review the following information to learn more about eligibility for membership.
Members of BCASBO hold leadership positions in the Corporate, Financial, Business Services, Human Resources, Facilities, Payroll, Information Technology, Communications, and Risk Management areas in British Columbia K-12 public education. The membership year is from January 1 to December 31 of each year. For more information please refer to the Association’s Constitution and Bylaws.
An active member is any person who:
- Is a Secretary-Treasurer of a Board of Education 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 Education duly appointed to that position in any School District in British Columbia, or an individual designated by a Secretary-Treasurer as a senior member of their staff;
- Is conversant with, and undertakes to adhere to, the Code of Ethics of the Association
- Has made an application for membership and the membership was approved by the executive committee of the association
- Has paid the annual membership fees by no later than April 30.
Annual membership fees:
$1000 (plus gst) – Secretary-Treasurer or first member from a school district
$ 700 (plus gst) – All subsequent members from a school district
All active members shall pay an annual membership fee to the Secretary-Treasurer of the Association in the amount determined at each Annual General Meeting for the current fiscal year from January 1st to December 31st.
Failure to pay the established annual membership fee by April 30 shall result in cessation as a member in good standing.
Fees are not refundable.
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 automatically become life members of the association upon leaving the Executive and upon leaving the employment of the school district or retiring or ceasing to be an active member.