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ARTICLE 03. Membership

ARTICLE 3. MEMBERSHIP

3.01

 Rescinded October, 2016  
     

3.01.1

NON-REGULATED MEMBERS: (RESOLUTION 02-01)(Resolution 2012-03)

 

A.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER. MUST BE A GRADUATE FROM A NATURAL RESOURCES OR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES PROGRAM AT A RECOGNIZED TRAINING SCHOOL OR VOCATIONAL COLLEGE CONSISTING OF A ONE OR MORE YEAR(S) TRAINING PROGRAM, AND COMMIT TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OUTLINED IN THE CORE COMPETENCIES APPROVED BY COUNCIL (Resolution 2013-02).

 

B.

STUDENT MEMBER. MUST BE A STUDENT CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN THE NAIT FOREST TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM OR A POST-SECONDARY PROGRAM APPROVED BY THE COUNCIL.

 

C.

NON-PRACTICING MEMBER. MUST NOT BE ENGAGED IN ANY FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THE PRACTICE OF FORESTRY, AS DEFINED IN THE REGULATED FORESTRY PROFESSIONAL ACT, OR DERIVING ANY INCOME OR REMUNERATION FROM THE PRACTICE OF FORESTRY. (RESOLUTION 01-05)

 

D.

HONORARY MEMBER. MUST BE A FOREST TECHNOLOGIST OR FOREST TECHNICIAN WHO IS RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS AND CAREER DEDICATION TO THE ADVANCEMENT OF FORESTRY PRACTICES IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA, AS NOMINATED BY THE MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE AND PASSED BY A MAJORITY VOTE BY THE MEMBERSHIP.

 

3.02

MEMBERSHIP DUES AND FEES (AMENDED RESOLUTION 2005-10)(Resolution 2012-02)

 

3.02.1

THE COLLEGE HAS ESTABLISHED ANNUAL DUES AND FEES AS OUTLINED BELOW:(AMENDED 2007-02)(Resolution 2012-01)(Resolution 2012-04)

 

DUES





REGULATED MEMBER                                                                $450                                                                                                             

ASSOCIATE MEMBER                                                                $85                                                                                                      

NON-PRACTICING MEMBER                                                        $85

STUDENT MEMBER                                                                   $0                                                          

HONORARY MEMBER                                                                 $0                                                                                                               

 

 
 

PRO RATED DUES SCHEDULE 
(RESOLUTION 2016-04)

APPLICATION DATE

% DUE

JULY 1 TO DECEMBER 31

100%

JANUARY 1 TO MARCH 31

50%

APRIL 1 TO JUNE 30

APPLICATION FEE

 

 

FEES

 

 

APPLICATION

REINSTATEMENT

PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION (Amended 2008-04)

ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT   (AMENDED 2007-03) (Amended 2010-06)
 

 

 

$125

$125

$150

$200

 



 

 

 

 

THESE FEES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE. (ADDED RESOLUTION 2005-10)(AMENDED RESOLUTION 2006-01)(RESOLUTION 2008-04)(AMENDMENT 2017-01)

3.02.2

THE MEMBERSHIP FEE STRUCTURES ARE OUTLINED IN THE CAPFT POLICIES. (RESOLUTION 2004-15)

 

3.02.3

THE MEMBERSHIP FEES ARE DUE AT THE TIME OF BILLING. (RESOLUTION 2004-15)(Resolution 2012-01)

2010-02 3.02.01 Membership Dues and Fees Late Payment Penalty (Rescinded; Resolution 2012-01). 

 

3.03

MEMBERSHIP FEES IN ARREARS

 

A.

IF ANY MEMBER IS IN ARREARS FOR FEES OR ASSESSMENTS AS OF JULY 1 OF THE MEMBERSHIP YEAR, THAT MEMBER SHALL BE AUTOMATICALLY SUSPENDED. (RESOLUTION 2004-12)(RESOLUTION 2016-01)

 

B.

IF ANY MEMBER IS IN ARREARS FOR FEES OR ASSESSMENTS AS OF AUGUST 1 OF THE MEMBERSHIP YEAR, THAT MEMBER SHALL AUTOMATICALLY BE CANCELLED. (RESOLUTION 2004-12)(DELETED RESOLUTION 2008-05)(RESOLUTION 2016-02)

 

3.04

VOLUNTARY WITHDRAWAL OF MEMBERSHIP

ANY MEMBER WISHING TO WITHDRAW FROM MEMBERSHIP MAY DO SO IN WRITING TO THE REGISTRAR. THE REGISTRAR WILL REVIEW AND MAKE A RECOMMENDATION TO THE MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR FOR APPROVAL. (AMENDED RESOLUTION 2006-03)

 

3.05

INVOLUNTARY WITHDRAWAL OF MEMBERSHIP (REPEALED BY RESOLUTION 2004-8A)

 

3.06

SUSPENDED OR CANCELLED MEMBERSHIP

 

A.

ANY MEMBER WHOSE MEMBERSHIP IS SUSPENDED SHALL BE LEVIED A ONE HUNDRED DOLLAR ($100) REINSTATEMENT FEE TO REINSTATE THE SUSPENDED REGISTRATION. (RESOLUTION 2004-13)(AMENDED RESOLUTION 2008-06)

 

B.

ANY MEMBER WHOSE MEMBERSHIP IS CANCELLED FOR LACK OF PAYMENT OF ANY FEES AND/OR NON-SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTATION SUCH AS THE ANNUAL PRACTICE PERMIT APPLICATION FORM SHALL MAKE APPLICATION WITH THE COLLEGE AND BE SUBJECT TO THE REGISTRATION PROCESS, AND MUST MEET ANY CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION INCLUDING ANY PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS. (AMENDED RESOLUTION 2004-13)

 

3.07

RECOVERY OF COSTS FOR REPLACEMENT ITEMS REGULATED MEMBERS REQUESTING A REPLACEMENT PRACTICE PERMIT, CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION OR PROFESSIONAL SEAL WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY THE ACTUAL COST INCURRED FOR THE REPLACEMENT ITEM, PLUS A FEE OF $20 PER REQUESTED REPLACEMENT ITEM FOR POSTAGE AND HANDLING. (RESOLUTION 2003-05)

 

3.08

PRACTICE PERMIT APPLICATIONS

 

3.08.1

A REGULATED MEMBER MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED APPLICATION FOR THEIR ANNUAL PRACTICE PERMIT TO THE REGISTRAR BY THE SPECIFIED DATE FOR THE UP COMING YEAR. THIS INCLUDES:

PART

REQUIREMENT

DEADLINE

PART A

REGISTER INFORMATION

NOVEMBER 30

PART B

CONTINUING COMPETENCY REPORTING SUBMISSIONS

OCTOBER 15

PART C

DECLARATION

NOVEMBER 30

(AMENDED RESOLUTION 2005-09)(Resolution 2013-05)

 

3.08.2

ALL REGULATED MEMBERS MUST BE ISSUED A PRACTICE PERMIT BY THE COLLEGE ONCE; (ADDED RESOLUTION 2005-09)

A. A CORRECTLY COMPLETED ANNUAL PRACTICE PERMIT FORM IS SUBMITTED.

B. ALL FEES, DUES, AND LEVIES AS ARE PRESCRIBED BY THE COUNCIL ARE PAID IN FULL.

C. THE COLLEGE HAS CONFIRMED THAT THE MEMBER HAS THE REQUIRED NUMBER OF HOURS FOR THE CONTINUING COMPETENCE PROGRAM. (AMENDED RESOLUTION 2006-04)

 

3.08.3

THE REGISTRAR WILL ATTACH CONDITIONS TO A PRACTICE PERMIT AS DIRECTED BY THE MEMBERSHIP AND COMPETENCE COMMITTEES. THESE CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL THE RESPECTIVE COMMITTEES DIRECT THEIR REMOVAL THE COMMITTEE WILL ADVISE THE MEMBER OF ACTIONS REQUIRED TO BE TAKEN TO REMOVE CONDITIONS. (ADDED RESOLUTION 2005-09)

 

3.08.4

THE COLLEGE MAY RELEASE, PUBLISH OR DISTRIBUTE INFORMATION IN RESPECT OF(ADDED RESOLUTION 2007-05)

(A)  CHANGES IN THE STATUS OF REGULATED MEMBER'S REGISTRATION OR CATEGORY OF REGISTER; AND

(B)  CHANGES IN THE REGULATED MEMBER'S PRACTICE PERMIT WHEN THE REGULATED MEMBER'S PRACTICE PERMIT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED OR CANCELLED OR IF ANY CONDITIONS HAVE BEEN IMPOSED UPON THE REGULATED MEMBER'S PRACTICE PERMIT.