An applicant to be eligible for active membership must meet one or more of the qualifications:
A. Be a graduate of a veterinary college approved by the American Veterinary Medical Association or;
B. Be a member of the A.V.M.A. and/or be a member in good standing of the state veterinary association wherein he/she resides or;
C. Be currently permitted/licensed to practice veterinary medicine or surgery in his/her state of residence, country or province.
Associate Members shall be considered non-voting members, ineligible to serve on the Board of Directors. An applicant to be eligible for associate membership must:
1. Be actively involved in the field of Theriogenology and
2. Must possess an advanced degree in reproductive physiology and
3. Have published at least two (2) peer reviewed articles in the field and
4. Made exceptional contribution to the field and
5. Present these credentials with the membership application and
6. Be unanimously approved by the Board of Directors.
Application and supporting materials must be mailed into the SFT office, 761 Tiger Oak Drive, Pike Road, AL 36064-3063. Payment will be collected after application has been approved.
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Honorary members shall be considered non-voting members, ineligible to serve on the Board of Directors. Honorary members will be excused from paying dues and must:
1. Have made noteworthy and outstanding contributions to the field of Theriogenology, and
2. Be unanimously approved by the Board of Directors.
HONOR ROLL MEMBERSHIP
Honor Roll members shall be those retired veterinarians who are members of the Society, have reached the age of sixty-five (65), and have maintained active membership for a period of twenty (20) years. They may, upon their request, and upon recommendation of the Board, have their names added to the Society's Honor Roll Membership. They will be excused from the payment of dues and will continue to receive the same rights and privileges of active members. For this purpose, a retired member who has ceased all regular employment and whose annual earnings from occasional professional activity does not exceed the maximum earning limit established by the US Government to remain qualified for Social Security retirement benefits.
Student members shall be a professional veterinary student at a recognized College of Veterinary Medicine. Students may form affiliated student chapters.
RESIDENT, INTERN & GRADUATE STUDENTS MEMBERSHIP
Residents, interns & graduate students in approved theriogenology programs - names and application must be submitted by the Student Chapter Theriogenology Advisor for their school along with a letter from the Theriogenology Advisor with membership dues.
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If you have any questions regarding this type of membership, please contact the SFT office at 334/395-4666 or email Linda@franzmgt.com.