An Associate member may be an individual not qualifying for membership under the Public Safety criteria above, whose experience, professional or educational credentials, organizational affiliations, or other unique circumstances, makes his/her membership appropriate for the good of the organization. Such individuals may be approved for membership by the Board based upon a specific purpose, case, or situation at hand. Individuals approved for membership under the provisions of this section shall not have the right to vote or hold office.
Associate members who are considered to be ‘in good standing’ with LEVA, may be limited to participation of any unrestricted organizational activities. ‘In good standing’ shall be defined as having applicable membership fees paid and membership status up to date.