IFAST, Ltd. By-Laws written and adopted in February, 2005 define the
requirements for general membership. The
IFAST Board of Directors encourages all those organizations interested in
actively supporting IFAST to apply for general membership.
Member: Any company, organization, individual or government/regulator
expressing an interest in the mission and purpose of IFAST, may apply to become
a general member. Corporations, agencies, or organizations shall assign a single
representative to attend meetings and conduct business with IFAST on their
behalf. Additional representatives may attend but will not receive the
membership privileges as listed below. Applications are required and necessary
to ensure the general membership population remains well balanced in interests
and purpose. Applications will be reviewed for approval by the Board of
Directors. Applications may be submitted at anytime.
If you are interested in applying to be an IFAST member, please download
an application here.
Requirements: The company, organization, government/regulator or
individual applying may represent a corporate, governmental, or single party
interest. Companies, organizations and government/regulators may have multiple
members however, only one may be designated as the voting member.
Government/regulators are not entitled to a vote. To remain in active
status, a member must be current in dues.
Fees and Dues: The type of fees and dues, including discounts and
exemptions are defined by a majority vote of the Board of Directors, although
not less than a quorum. Members of the Board of Directors are exempt from fees
and dues except those so designated by a majority vote of the Board of
Directors, although not less than a quorum.
Initiation fees and annual dues are required to maintain the status
of General Membership. Corporate
discounts are available for companies and organizations that maintain an IRM(S)
from IFAST. Corporate memberships may include multiple members from the same
company or organization as long as only one member is declared the voting member
during an IFAST general meeting. Members of the Board of Directors are exempt
from the obligation of paying membership fees and dues. Below is the current
schedule of fees.
third party pays IRM fees, it is the organizations that use the IRM codes, not
the organization that pays the fees, that is the member.