Constitution

Article 5: SUBSCRIPTION

  1. Each constituent member shall pay an annual subscription in advance for the ensuing calendar year. Subscription shall become due by January thirty-first of every year. All subscriptions shall be paid to the Honorary Treasurer.

  2. The subscription shall be determined by a simple majority of the delegates present at a Conference, where the said item has been placed on the agenda.

  3. Any member who fails to remit their subscription, including all outstanding arrears, by the due date shall forfeit their voting privileges for the ensuing year.

  4. A member who has resigned shall have their voting privileges restored after re-application and acceptance of their membership, and when all subscriptions, arrears and subscriptions that would have otherwise been due from the date of resignation are paid in full.

  5. For verification purposes a constituent member, upon request by the Secretary, shall provide the Executive Council with its most recent financial statement and/or list of membership.

  6. The subscription shall be assessed in five tiers. A base shall be first determined.
    1. A constituent member comprising less than twenty-five members subscribing in their respective organization shall pay one-half of the base subscription.

    2. A constituent member with twenty-five to one hundred members subscribing in their respective organization shall pay the base subscription.

    3. A constituent member with one hundred-and-one to four hundred members subscribing in their respective organization shall pay twice the subscription base.

    4. A constituent member with four hundred-and-one to seven hundred members subscribing in their respective organization shall pay thrice the subscription base.
    5. A constituent member with over seven hundred members subscribing in their respective organization shall pay four times the subscription base.