APLSA MEMBERSHIP TYPES
Who can belong to APLSA?
Joint Membership: Two people aged 18 years or older who own/co-own a PON(s) or have owned a PON within the last five years. Both people are responsible for caring for the health and welfare of their PON(s). Both members holding a joint membership shall enjoy all the privileges of the Association, including the right to vote and hold office, however, the newsletter will be sent to one address.If you hold a joint membership, you may change to an individual membership at the time of renewal if desired.
Life Membership: election to Life Membership status is at the discretion of the Board of Directors and is awarded for meritorious service to the Association and/or in recognition of long time membership (20+ years) in good standing. Life Members shall enjoy all the privileges of the American Polish Lowland Sheepdog Association, including the right to vote and hold office. A Life Member shall not be assessed dues from the point of award forward. Life time members may or may not presently own a PON.
Junior Membership: is open to any person between ten and seventeen(10-17) years of age. Junior members may not vote, hold office, or be counted in determining a quorum. A Junior Member owning or co-owning a Polish Lowland Sheepdog shall automatically become a regular member with all of the rights and privileges attached thereto upon reaching eighteen(18) years of age.
Canadian-Mexican Membership: shall be open to all citizens of Canada and Mexico who own a PON(s). They will have full voting rights as per Article IV, Section 2(b) and may serve on the Board of Directors as a Director only. All other rights and privileges of membership apply as per other memberships. (Both individual and joint memberships available...see application)
Newsletter Membership: shall include and individual eighteen (18) years of age or older who has an interest in the Polish Lowland Sheepdog and may or may not own a dog now. Newsletter members cannot vote or hold office and do not count in the determination of a quorum. Dues are set to cover the cost of printing and postal expenses.A member(s) who have owned a PON(s) but after five years no longer own one, should they wish to remain in the Association, will be classified as newsletter members(excludes those who hold Life Memberships), A newsletter member may up their status to an individual or household membership at the time of renewal providing they then own or co-own a Polish Lowland Sheepdog.
Foreign Membership: shall be open to any individual not residing in the United States who is not a United States citizen but has an interest in the Polish Lowland Sheepdog. Foreign members cannot vote or hold office and do not count in the deterimination of a quorum. Foreign members will receive a copy of the newsletter. (from Canada or Mexico choose a Canadian-Mexican membership ) BACK TO HOME