(f) Upon admission, an Associate Member or a General Member under Article 4.2(b) shall pay a one-time registration fee to be determined by the Board of Trustees every five (5) years beginning with one hundred dollars (US $100.00) in 2004.(f) Upon admission, an Associate Member or a General Member under Article 4.2(b) shall pay a one-time registration fee to be determined by the Board of Trustees every five (5) years beginning with one hundred dollars (US $100.00) in 2004.
(g) The registration fee shall be paid in full by the newly admitted member within ninety (90) days of admission to the Association failing which the admission shall lapse.
(h) An Associate Member and General Member under Article 4.2(b) shall pay his dues and assessments directly to the Association in accordance with the provisions of this Constitution.
(i) The provisions of Article 4.4 of this Constitution shall not apply to a General Member who is a member of this Association under the provisions of Section 4.2(a) of this Constitution.
General Provisions Affecting Chapter Membership
(a) The rights and benefits of Chapters shall include:
(a)(i) The right to a copy of the Association’s Constitution upon admission.
(a)(ii) The right to be represented by its President on the Association’s Board of Trustees.
(a)(iii) The right to make suggestions and propose projects or actions to the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee.
(a)(iv) The right to vote at Board of Trustees meetings. (a)(v) The right to participate in the Association’s activities. General Provisions Affecting General and Associate Membership
(a) The rights and benefits of General Members and Associate Members shall include: (a)(i) The right to have a copy of the Association’s Constitution upon admission. (a)(ii) The right to participate in the Association’s activities.(a)(iii) The privilege to attend Board of Trustees and Executive Committee meetings provided the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee shall reserve the right to exclude nonmembers of the Board of Trustees or Executive Committee from certain sessions or meetings.
(a)(iv) Nonmembers of the Board of Trustees or Executive Committee attending Board or Executive meetings may speak at such meetings at the pleasure of the Board or Executive Committee but shall not have the right to vote on issues at such meetings.
(a)(v) Only a General Member shall have the right to be appointed, nominated, or voted to an office of the Association.