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Membership Types

The International NAC Society (called "the society" hereinafter) has three types of membership:

Voting Members
  • Voting membership shall be available only to individuals who have applied and have been accepted for voting membership in the society.
  • The term of membership of a voting member shall be annual, subject to renewal in accordance with the policies of the society.
  • Each voting member is entitled to receive notice of, attend and vote at all meetings of the members of the society and each such voting member shall be entitled to one (1) vote at such meetings.
  • A voting member will receive NAC related news, events, analysis and tender/procurement information.
  • A voting member can be elected as the member of the Board of Directors of the society.
  • A voting member can apply for the membership of any committee of the society and once approved, participate in all activities of the committee.
General Members
  • General membership shall be available only to individuals who have applied and have been accepted for general membership in the society.
  • The term of membership of a general member shall be permanent unless the policies of the society have changed.
  • A general member is entitled to receive notice of and attend all meetings of the members of the society except meetings to vote board members.
  • A general member will receive NAC related news, events and analysis.
  • A general member can be elected as the member of the Board of Directors of the society.
  • A general member can apply for the membership of any committee of the society and once approved, participate in all activities of the committee.
Corporation Members
  • Corporation membership shall be available only to corporations which have applied and have been accepted for corporation membership in the society.
  • The term of membership of a corporation member shall be annual, subject to renewal in accordance with the policies of the society.
  • A corporation member shall not be entitled to receive notice of, attend or vote at meetings of the members of the society.
  • As authorized by NAC Geographic Products Inc., corporation members together with companies with special permission from NAC Geographic Products Inc. have exclusive rights to bid for and carry out all kinds of implementation projects of non-commercial NAC applications for governments and non-profit organizations though it has to report the information (project name, project identifying code, project owner, implementation duration, total cost, description of the project, etc) of each implementation project it wins to the International NAC Society via email to membership@nacsociety.org and the implementation must strictly follow the specifications of Natural Area Coding System and other standards set by the International NAC Society.
  • Corporation memebers will receive NAC related news, events, analysis and tender/procurement information.

Membership Annual Fees

General membership: free (no fee)

Voting membership: US $500

Coporation membership fee depends on the amount of non-commercial NAC implementation projects the corporation plans to bid for
  • Small size (Revenue < 5 million USD): US$2,500 bidding for projects of amount < 1 million USD
  • Medium size (Revenue between 5 million and 10 million USD): US$5,000 bidding for projects of amount < 10 million USD
  • Large size (Revenue > 10 million USD): US$7,500 bidding for projects of amount without limit

Membership Application

Individuals or corporations interested in the activities of the society can apply for a membership of the International NAC Society: Print, fill up the Application Form for Individual Membership or Application Form for Corporation Membership, sign and mail it to the following address:
    The International NAC Society, Inc.
    1608-45 Huntingdale Blvd.
    Toronto, ON M1W 2N8
    Canada
You can also scan and email the signed application form to membership@nacsociety.org.

The applicant will be notified whether the applicantion has been approved or not. If approved, the applicant shall pay the membership due with a check (in US or Canada) or an International Money Order (in other country) payable to the International NAC Society or wire transfer the money to the bank account of the International NAC Society as shown in the following:
    Beneficiary : 
    The International NAC Society
    Address:
    1608-45 Huntingdale Blvd.
    Toronto, ON M1W 2N8
    Canada

    Bank:
    Bank of Montreal (BMO)
    Branch Address:
    2900 WARDEN AVE.
    SCARBOROUGH, ON M1W 2S8
    CANADA

    Account Information:
    29792             001                  8961-415
    Transit Number    Institution Number   Account Number

    BMO SWIFT BIC Code: BOFMCAM2

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