RULES OF ACSVI VOLUNTEER MEMBERSHIP
Any major individual of sound mind and integrity having unflinching faith in the aims and objectives of the society can become its general member enjoying voting rights. Membership fee for such member shall be N10, 000 (ten thousand naira only) per year, subject to revision from time to time.
A general member may be enrolled as an associate member initially for a period of three years provided that:
- He/she has been contributing to the development of the association for not less than two consecutive years.
- He/she is found suitable and keen to discharge assigned works of the association.
- He/she is duly recommended by the executive committee for the same.
Any major individual may directly be enrolled as an associate member provided the Executive Council (E.C.) considers his/her case and recommends favourably. All such individuals shall have to pay a one-time membership fee of N10, 000 only for this category. They shall enjoy voting rights in the General Body.
The E.C. may extend or curtail the duration of the membership of any such member.
Any person of good integrity donating N100, 000 (One hundred thousand naira only) or more in cash or kind shall be enrolled as a donor member of the association and shall enjoy voting rights in the General Body.
Any institution or organization donating N100, 000 (One hundred thousand naira only) or more in cash or kind shall be enrolled as a donor member of the association and shall enjoy voting rights in the general body through its authorized representative.
Any person of remarkable achievement in any field of knowledge, creativity, performance, work or service subscribing to the aims and objectives of ACSVI may be enrolled as an Honorary Member of the association without paying any fee. Such members may attend important meetings of the E.C. and offer suggestions. The Honorary members may be temporarily inducted in the E.C. at times of emergency.
Any person of remarkable achievement in any field of knowledge, creativity, performance, work or service may be nominated as patrons of ACSVI. Patrons may be invited to attend important E.C. or General Body meetings. However, they shall not be obliged to pay any membership fee or to attend General Body / E.C. meetings or take part in any voting.
Procedure for Enrolment of a Member
Persons or institutions or organizations (Except the Honorary Members and the Patrons) desirous of being enrolled as members shall apply to the Secretary, giving their particulars on a prescribed application form. The E.C. shall deal with all kinds of such application and grant membership by a majority decision. The E.C. reserves to itself the right to accept, continue or deny membership to any individual, institution or organization without assigning any reason whatsoever and its decision shall be final.
Termination of Membership
Any member of ACSVI who works against the interests, objectives and reputation of the association will cease to be its member. The E.C. shall have full power to take such decision.
A member of ACSVI including a founding member shall cease to be a member of the association if:
- He/she dies, resigns, become of unsound mind, become insolvent or is convicted of a criminal offence.
- He/she do not attend three consecutive meetings of the General Body/E.C. However, if he/she submits or sends prior written information to the Executive Director or Secretary mentioning proper reason(s) for his/her absence, his/her membership may be continued.
- He/she fails to pay the subscription or dues to the association continuously for three months after the due date.
A member may resign from the membership of the association at any time by a letter addressed to the president or the Secretary. The E.C. shall have full powers to accept such resignation. There shall not be restoration of membership after termination.