TN-SEA MIDDLE REGION MEMBERSHIP

 



MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

Section 1 - Grades

Membership in the Association may be held by individuals only, and shall consist of the following grades:
Member, Associate Member, Affiliate Member, Life Member, and Honorary Member.

Section 2 - Member Qualifications

A Member shall have received a baccalaureate or higher degree in engineering from an accredited university, or be actively engaged in the practice of Structural Engineering as their primary profession, and be licensed by the State of Tennessee as a Professional Engineer.

Section 3 - Associate Member

An Associate Member shall be subject to the same qualifications as Member except that the individual shall not be licensed as a Professional Engineer in the state of Tennessee.

Section 4 - Affiliate Member

An Affiliate Member shall, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, be qualified to cooperate with Professional Engineers in the advancement of their professional knowledge, practice and welfare.

Section 5 - Life Member Qualifications

A Life Member shall have been a Member in good standing of this Association for a minimum of 10 years; shall, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, have retired from actively practicing engineering; shall have made written request to the Board of Directors for such membership classification; and shall have been awarded such membership classification by the Board. A Member receiving such status shall retain the status of Member if previously held, together with its privileges, plus the designation "Life".

Section 6 - Honorary Member Qualifications

An Honorary Membership may be awarded by the Board of Directors to a person who meets the following qualifications:

a) A person of acknowledged experience in some branch of engineering or the science related thereto,

or

b) A person who has been active in the profession of Structural Engineering for 25 years or more and who, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, has contributed outstanding service to the profession of Structural Engineering and the Association.

A Member receiving such honorary title shall retain the status of Member if previously held, together with its privileges, plus the designation "Honorary".