BYLAW II. MEMBERS AND AFFILIATES

Section 1. Membership in the Division is open to all members of the SOCIETY. Any member of the SOCIETY may join the Division by enrolling with the Division and paying the established annual dues. Application for membership shall be sent to the Treasurer of the Division.

Section 2. A Society Affiliate may apply to the Secretary to become a Society Affiliate of the Division. Provided that dues established for Society Affiliates are paid, a Society Affiliate shall have all the privileges of membership in the Division except that of voting for or holding an elective position of the Division, or of serving as a voting member of the Executive Committee, or of voting on Articles of Incorporation and bylaws.

Section 3. A person who is not a member or a Society Affiliate of the SOCIETY but who wishes to participate in the activities of the Division may become a Division Affiliate upon payment of dues established for Division Affiliates. A Division Affiliate shall have all privileges of membership in the Division as provided by these bylaws, except that of holding an elective position of the Division, or voting on Articles of Incorporation and bylaws of the Division, or serving as a member of the Executive Committee, or serving on either the Board of Publication of the Journal of Chemical Education (hereinafter referred to as the “Board of Publication”) or the Board of Trustees of the Examinations Institute (hereinafter referred to as the “Board of Trustees”). Also, Division Affiliates may not vote for Councilors or Alternate Councilors, but they may vote for other elective positions in the Division.

Section 4. Division members have the privilege of receiving access free of charge, in advance of meetings, to the abstracts of papers to be presented before the Division and of accessing to purchase at reduced rates the abstracts of papers presented at the national meetings. In addition, members enjoy the customary privilege of voting and working on standing and special committees.

Section 5. A member may resign from membership in the Division by submitting a letter of resignation to the Treasurer of the Division during the year in which dues were paid.

Section 6.

a. A member of the Division who is in arrears in payment of dues for one year shall be removed from the rolls. A member may be reinstated by requesting reinstatement and paying the current dues.

b. A Division Affiliate or a Society Affiliate shall retain affiliate status only so long as Division dues are paid.

Section 7. A member of the Division who has accumulated at least twenty-five years of paid membership in the Division and has been certified for emeritus status in the SOCIETY may, upon request to the Treasurer, become an emeritus member of the Division. Such a member shall pay no membership dues and shall have all the privileges of membership.

Section 8. The rolls of the Division shall consist of Division members, Society Affiliates of the Division, and Division Affiliates.

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