The Membership Committee shall advise the Board of Directors and the
President in all matters pertaining to standards and practices for the
recruitment, sustainment and growth of membership in the American
Academy of Underwater Sciences. The Membership Committee Chair or
President shall appoint Membership Committee. The Membership Committee
Develop and review eligibility-criteria for all categories of both new
and continuing membership, and make appropriate recommendations to the
Board of Directors;
Process, review and administer all applications for new and continuing
membership in accordance with the categories of membership and the
criteria provided in these Bylaws;
Review the qualifications of all candidates proposed for Honorary
Membership or Exchange Membership, and make appropriate recommendations
to the Board of Directors;
Report regularly to the Board of Directors and to the Secretary the
changing status of new, renewing and terminating membership activities;
Develop programs, procedures, brochures and incentives to encourage
and promote new memberships in the American Academy of Underwater
Assist the Treasurer and the Board of Directors in determining the
prices to be established as membership dues, in budgeting anticipated
income from membership dues, and in collect dues and other fees owing
from members to the American Academy of Underwater Sciences;
Submit to the Treasurer when requested an annual budget and cost accounting of the work of the Membership Committee; and
Perform other functions pertaining to membership that the President or the Board of Directors may request from time to time.
Notes from Committee:
If you are interested in serving on this committee, please contact AAUS at [email protected]
- All members are required to keep their profiles up to date with current contact information and organizational affiliations.
- Individual memberships renew annually on date of acceptance.
- Organizational memberships renew each calendar year.