Terms of Reference for Associate Membership

The following Terms of Reference, were approved at the 8th meeting of the group in Florence, Italy, February 24-26, 2003.

  • Associate Membership shall be conferred upon persons who have made, or continue to make, a significant contribution to the activities of the IOCCG, as a form of recognition of their involvement.

  • Candidates for Associate Membership shall normally be proposed by the IOCCG Committee and appointed by the Executive Committee. The duration of appointment of Associate Members shall be for a term of three years.

  • Associate Members may consist of past members of the IOCCG Committee whose term of office has expired, or they may be non-Committee members who are involved in the activities of the IOCCG.

  • Associate Membership would not preclude the member's being appointed in the future as a full IOCCG Committee member.

  • Associate Members may attend and participate in all IOCCG Committee meetings but his/her expenses would only be defrayed by the IOCCG at the discretion of the Chairman.

  • Associate Members will have access to all working group documents and meeting minutes and will be included in the distribution of all relevant IOCCG correspondence.

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