Senior Membership

Qualifications

Senior Membership in this Society shall be limited to those active members who have reached the age of 65 and are fully retired from active practice. In order to become eligible, Active members must notify the Society in writing of their interest to transfer their status to Senior Membership. The Executive Committee may recommend Senior Membership status at a younger age under unusual circumstance. New candidates for membership who are 65 or over, and are fully retired from active practice, shall be eligible for election to Senior Membership.

Rights

A senior member who has been transferred from Active membership or elected to this membership shall have the rights of an active member, but shall not hold office. A senior member may serve on any committee.

Election to Membership

All senior member candidates and transfers must be voted in by membership at the Annual Business Meeting.

Number of Members

There shall be no limit to the number of senior members.

Termination of Membership

Any member may terminate his membership by submitting a written resignation to the Secretary. The Executive Committee shall terminate membership in the Society if, in its opinion, a member has not acted in accordance with accepted ethics of the medical or scientific professions. This shall be determined by majority vote.

Dues

Senior Members shall not be required to pay dues.