status is granted to a member should he/she voluntarily and completely
retire from practice with the stipulation that the member has paid
his/her dues through the year in which retired membership is voted by
the Board of Regents. Those members engaged in part-time practice (one
day a week, etc.) or employed in an administrative or teaching capacity
in an educational institution on a full or part-time basis for which
remuneration is tendered, shall be considered ineligible.
Retired membership shall be granted to a member in the
event he/she must suspend his/her practice due to personal illness, or
other extenuating circumstances. Under these circumstances, his/her dues
shall be waived at the discretion of the Board of Regents.
A retired member shall not have the right to vote or
hold office. In the event a retired member resumes practice, it is
incumbent on said member to notify the Central Office so that he/she may
Please complete the form below to apply for Retired Membership status.
Life Membership is
an honor to be bestowed upon only our most loyal, longest-serving
members. A member may achieve Life Member status upon completion of
thirty (30) dues paying years and have reached the age of 65 years or
more. Dues shall be paid through the year in which life membership is
approved. Upon election to life membership, dues shall be waived. Only
in extenuating circumstances may exceptions be made and then only upon
the recommendation of the Board of Regents. A life member shall enjoy
all privileges of the membership category held in prior to the election
to life status.
In order to be granted Life Membership, it is
incumbent upon the member to provide proof of eligibility, preferably in
the form of a membership certificate or letter and to submit that
evidence, along with the attached form. If you are unable to do so,
kindly return the attached form regardless and we will do our best to
verify your status.
Please complete and return the form below to apply for Life Membership.