Members have the following responsibilities:
Members are removed from the Association’s Members Registry when:
Members who wish to leave voluntarily
Members can leave at any time from the Association, by sending a written notice at firstname.lastname@example.org and once they have settled all their financial obligations to the Association. Members that have voluntarily withdrawn from the Association in the past and wish to re-join, need to re-apply and their application will be assessed by the Board of Directors.
Removal of members due to not settling their payments
Members that delay the settlement of their financial obligations for 3 months will not have access to any membership benefits. Members that delay payments for 6 or more months will receive a notice from the Association and will be subject to removal from the Members Registry. These removed members, if they wish to re-join the Association, will need to re-apply and their application will be assessed by the Board of Directors, provided that they settle all the subscription fees they owe to the Association.
Removal of members due to unethical conduct
Members that have been removed from the Association due to unethical conduct and violation of the Code of Professional Practice and Ethics will be able to re-join as members only by decision of the Ethics Committee.