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Membership Qualification

Article V

Sec. a )Membership:

Regular Member: Can attend all the meetings and can discuss & vote on all the issues.
Youth Member: A Member who is under 35 or who graduated less than 2 years ago may qualify for Youth Membership. Youth Member pays 33% of the Regular Membership Dues.

Sec. b) Qualification:

Candidate must be of Indian Origin or has ties to Indian Heritage.
Non-Indian can be recommended on a case by case basis by the Executive Committee & approved by the Board of Trustees.
Application is forwarded to the secretary of AIA for approval by the executive committee
Members must try to attend at least 50% of the meetings of AIA.

Sec. c) Membership Dues:

All membership dues to be paid by March 1 of that year.
Membership dues recommended by the Executive Committee, and approved by a 60% Majority Vote of the Board of Trustees.
If membership dues are not paid by March 1, a late charge of $25 will be levied which is increased to $50 after July 1
A Member who has not paid his dues is not in Good Standing.
A Member who has not attended 50% of the meetings is not in Good Standing.
A Member who is convicted of a crime may lose his Good-standing.(Decided by the Executive Committee & approved by the BOT).