B. THE ASSOCIATION BYLAWS / Membership


10.1.

 

The membership of the Association shall fall in three categories, namely, General Member, Life Member, and Honorary Member.

     

10.2.

 

General Member

     

10.2.1.

 

Each General Member shall pay the membership dues annually. Annual membership of IAMV will be from January to December.

     

10.2.2..

 

The General Membership shall have four membership grades.

     

10.2.3.

 

Family Membership: An individual living with his/her spouse, unmarried full time student dependent children and dependent parents. This membership shall entitle all members qualified in the foregoing list to participate in the Association’s functions and enjoy all privileges except the voting right. The voting right shall be limited to the member and his/her spouse. If other members in the family over 18 years of age desire to have voting rights, then they may register with the Association as Associate Members.

     

10.3

 

Life Member

     

10.3.1

 

Any individual or a family may become a Life Member of the Association by paying one time Life Membership dues.

     

10.3.2

 

The Life Membership category shall also have the four membership grades recognized in Section 1.2, Item 3 of these Bylaws.

     

10.4.

 

Honorary Members

     

10.4.1.

 

The Executive Committee may confer an Honorary Membership upon any distinguished individual who shares the goals and aspirations of the Association and who may have helped the Association in an extraordinary way.

     

10.4.2.

 

Honorary Members shall not be assessed for regular membership dues. They may attend Association functions and meeting but shall not have the right to vote.

     

10.4.3.

 

The Executive Committee shall have the power to decide on the appropriate dues for the different categories of the membership.