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AAB Special Memberships

Emeritus 

To be eligible for membership as an AAB Emeritus Member, you must: 

  • Be a member of AAB who is no longer actively engaged in professional or business endeavors and who has been an AAB member for at least 10 years. 

An emeritus member is encouraged to serve on committees as permitted by the AAB bylaws, but shall not be eligible to vote or hold office.  Emeritus members shall pay dues or fees for educational programs as determined by the AAB National Board of Directors.

Honorary 

To be eligible for membership as an Honorary Member, you must: 

  • Be an individual whose achievements entitle him/her to special recognition by the Association. 

Honorary members must be nominated for election.  The Membership Review Committee shall propose and sign the nomination of an individual to honorary membership.  Confirmation by the AAB National Board of Directors shall constitute election to this status.  Any person elected as an honorary member shall be exempt from the payment of dues or fees, but shall not be entitled to vote or hold office. 

Inactive Member

To be eligible for membership as an Inactive Member, you must: 

  • Be a member of AAB who has left the field of bioanalysis for another field of endeavor, but who wishes to retain an affiliation with the Association. 

An inactive member shall not be eligible to vote or hold office and shall pay reduced dues as determined by the AAB National Board of Directors.

Life Member

Life membership is an honorary membership granted by AAB’s Board of Directors to a member whose contributions to the Association merit recognition by the award of lifetime membership. 

Such individuals shall be nominated for life membership by the Membership Review Committee.  Life members are not required to pay dues and are entitled to vote and hold office for all elective positions for which they were eligible at the time they are awarded Life Membership.

Affiliate Member

To be eligible for membership as an Affiliate Member, you must: 

  • Be a “Professional Partner” to laboratories, i.e., provide services or consultations that involve the laboratory testing process. Examples of Professional Partners include, but are not limited to, industrial hygienists (for environmental testing), genetic counselors (for genetic testing), and remediation specialists (for environmental testing).

Annual Dues:  $100 

For more information or to apply for one of the above membership categories, contact the AAB Administrative Office.

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