A. REGULAR MEMBERSHIP. Regular membership shall include those persons actively engaged in Fire Inspections and /or Public Prevention Education, representing any municipality, governmental entity, Native American entity, or the military. Regular membership shall also include those persons who are no longer actively engaged in Fire Inspection and/or Public Education due to retirement or promotion.
B. ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP. All other persons interested but not affiliated within the above categories of membership according to Article IV (A) and (B) shall be admitted as an Associate Member upon payment and receipt of annual dues.
C. LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP. Any member of The Association who has exemplified outstanding encouragement, wisdom, and aptitude to the Association and who has maintained membership pursuant to Article IV (A, B, or D), may have their name placed in nomination with the Board of Directors of the Association. Upon review and affirmation by the Board of Directors, the member’s name shall be brought forth in General Assembly for confirmation by the body at large. Upon confirmation by the Association membership the nominated member shall have confirmed upon them the title of LIFETIME MEMBER.