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Article 2 - Members
Section 1 - Chapter member classification shall be as follows:
Honorary Member: An Honorary Member shall be a member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) holding that membership classification. An Honorary Member shall have the same rights and privileges as a Chapter Member, but shall not be subject to dues.
Distinguished Chapter Member: A Distinguished Chapter Member shall be an individual, not a current officer, who has made exceptional contributions in connection with the objectives of the Chapter and ACI. Distinguished Chapter Members shall be selected by the Board of Direction of the Chapter. They shall be exempted from Chapter dues.
Fellow Member: A Fellow Member shall be a member of the ACI holding that membership classification. A fellow member shall have the same rights and privileges as a Chapter Member but shall note be subjected to the Chapter Member dues.
Individual Member: A person representing himself/herself and in the same time is a member of ACI and paid the annual Chapter and ACI membership dues.
Organizational Member: A firm, corporation, society, agency of government or other organization may hold membership in the Chapter by paying its annual dues. An individual shall be designated to represent the organization's membership in the Chapter and that individual may be reassigned at the discretion of the organization but is restricted to a single representative at any one time. An Organizational Member shall have the same rights and privileges as an Affiliate Member, however they cannot hold any office in the Chapter.
Contributing Member: A person, firm, corporation, society, agency of government or other organization that elects to give greater support to the Chapter through the payment of an amount larger than the regular dues and not less than the sum approved by the Board of Directors. A Contributing Member, other than a person shall designate an individual to represent the membership and that individual may be reassigned at the discretion of the Member but is restricted to a single representative at any one time. A Contributing Member shall have the same rights and privileges as an Affiliate Member, however they cannot hold any office in the Chapter unless he/she qualifies to be Individual Member.
Student Member: A person registered as a full-time student at an Educational Institution. Student Membership classification must be supported by transcript or other official record from the Institution.
Affiliate Chapter Member: An Affiliate Chapter Member shall be a member of the Chapter and paid its annual dues.
Only Individual members of the Chapter who live, work and have primary residence in State of Kuwait shall be permitted to vote or hold office in the Chapter. Affiliate Chapter Members may actively participate in local Chapter affairs except that they may not hold office with the Chapter, nor vote on propositions before the institute or the Chapter Membership.
Student Members shall neither vote nor hold office in the Chapter but they may be appointed as members of a committee with voting privileges in that committee.
Applications for and resignations from Chapter Membership and requests for change of representatives of Contributing or Organization Members shall be presented in writing to the Secretary.
Article 1 - Purpose
Article 2 - Members
Article 3 - Officers
Article 4 - Committees
Article 5 - Meetings
Article 6 - Dues
Article 7 - Amendments
Article 8 - Indemnification
Article 9 - Dissolution