According the ASA bylaws, membership in the Association is unlimited in number and open to all Resident Albertans. Individuals must submit a completed membership form along with payment each year. A person under the age of 18 years who is admitted as a member of the Association is liable to the payment of fees and otherwise liable under the rules of the Association as if he were an adult. All members under the Age of 18 at the beginning of the sliding year require a parent or guardians signature on their membership form. This Parent or Guardian must also hold a valid membership with the association.
Membership shall be for a period of one year beginning May 1st of the current year and ending April 30th the following year. Membership privileges including the right to vote will extend to the Annual General meeting of the membership year.
There are several categories of membership:
The Board of Directors, in its discretion, may create different classes of membership and to which may be attached different rights and powers.
Athlete: Any “Resident Albertan" participating in the associations sliding events or athletic programs and is 18 years of age or older prior to the beginning of the membership year Each athlete member may attend all Annual and Special General Meetings and is entitled to one vote.
Non-Resident: Any Non “Resident Albertan” participating in the associations sliding events or athletic programs and is 18 years of age or older prior to the beginning of the membership year Each ”Non-Resident” member may attend all Annual and Special General Meetings and is entitled to one vote but shall not be entitled to run for office.
Associate Membership: Any person who is an active participant in the associations activities. Each individual member may attend all Annual and Special General Meetings and is entitled to vote.
Supportive Membership: Any person who participates at workshops, public awareness events, recruitment programs or any other of the association’s promotional activities. Supportive members shall be entitled to receive notice of and attend meetings of members but shall not be entitled to vote thereat and shall not be entitled to run for office.Membership payments may be made via cash, cheque or e-transfer.
Membership fees are as follows
|Athlete||$125||Voting, Insured, Required for Sliding, Includes Volunteer Fee|
|Associate||$25||Voting, Insured, Required for Volunteers at Events|
|Supportive||$2||Non-Voting, Insured, Required for Discovers|
|Primary member of another PSO||$50||Voting, Insured, Required for Sliding|