Membership in this Society shall include any person who is active in the delivery of healthcare engineering technology in the areas of administration, planning and design, construction, operations and maintenance and other related disciplines.
A person is eligible for Regular Membership who is active in the healthcare field in the areas described above in item 4.1. Regular Membership entitles the member to all basic privileges and responsibilities in the Society. Regular Members have voting privileges, and may hold office in the society. The majority of a regular member’s day- to-day work is in a healthcare facility working for the facility or a third party.
A person is eligible for Student Membership who is in good standing and enrolled and in good standing in a course of study or training in a field related to healthcare which could, upon completion make them eligible for membership. Student Members may not vote or hold office in the Society.
A person is eligible for Associate Membership if they provide managerial support, consulting services, products, and other such services to those involved in day-to-day delivery of health facility services and interested in the objectives of the society. Associate Members have voting privileges and may hold a seat on the Board of Directors but may not hold Executive office in the Society.
An organization interested in the objectives pursued by the Society and peripherally involved in the delivery of healthcare services is eligible for Corporate Membership and shall assign one individual in their corporation as their designate. The assigned designate shall have voting privileges and may hold a seat on the Board of Directors but may not hold Executive office in the Society. Any change in the designate shall be reported to the Secretary. Contact the National Office to apply.
An individual who while not a member has substantially contributed to the accomplishment of the objectives of the Society or who has performed special service for the Society may be proposed for Honorary Membership. Such a person shall be recommended by the Membership Committee for approval consideration by the Board of Directors. Honorary Members may not hold office or vote in the Society.
A person is eligible for Emeritus Membership who has been an active Regular or Associate Member of the Society for a minimum of five years and who is no longer active in the field of healthcare. Emeritus Members shall continue to have the same rights and privileges of the membership category previously held in the society.
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