Membership at NASC is open to individuals who:
a) reside in the geographical areas of service;
b) is 18 years of age or older;
c) agrees to conduct themselves according to NASC By-laws, Policies and Procedures;
d) supports the continued development of Indigenous cultures and worldviews;
e) has paid their membership fee, if any, in full within 30 days of the notice being mailed and no later than 15 days prior to the AGM; and,
f) is not a current employee of NASC.
Benefits of being a member!
Every member of NASC is entitled to speak at annual meetings and general meetings. Each full member is entitled to one vote.
Anyone who wish to be members of the organization may apply to become members.
a) vote at all general member meetings;
b) access to the bylaws, Articles of Incorporation, regular Council minutes and resolutions of Members. A written request must be submitted to the Council and the Council has 30 business days to provide the documents.
c) submit a written request to the Council for the membership registry. The letter must state the purpose of the request which shall only ever be for the purpose of petitioning members for a special member meeting. Only the name and address shall be provided. The Council has 30 business days to respond.
d) submit a written request to the Council to view audited financial statements. The Council has 30 business days to respond.
a) advise NASC of their current contact information so they may receive proper notice of events and meetings;
b) attend and vote at all general members meetings;
a. review and approve bylaw amendments, general members meeting minutes and resolutions, and audited financial statements;
c) petition other members for a special members meeting if the circumstances require so.
On March 6th 2021, NASC membership amended the by-laws of the organization.
You may read the By-Laws by clicking Here.