Membership shall be in one of the following categories:
Science writers, researchers, scientists and/or individuals employed, or active, in the field of Science and Technology Communication.
The members of staff of any organisation that is actively engaged in or supports of Science and Technology Communication, which takes out Institutional Membership, and who register with MASAD, have the same rights as an Individual Member.
Individuals from non-Mediterranean Countries employed, or active, in the field of Science and Technology Communication and members of staff of any organisation from non-Mediterranean countries that is actively engaged in or supports Science and Technology Communication, are accepted as Associate members upon documented request by the Executive Committee. MASAD is entitled to call on them to take over temporary assignments for the Association.
Individuals who have retired from their distinguished career of many years in Science and Technology are accepted as Emeritus members upon documented request by the Executive Committee. Their membership fee will be decided by the Executive Committee. MASAD is entitled to call on them to take over temporary assignments for the Association.
As designated by the Executive Committee.
Admission of new members
New members may be admitted if they satisfy the criteria of one of the categories of membership.
Admission of new members shall be determined by the Executive Committee.
Each admitted member of the Association must approve and support the Internal Regulations and all its modifications and possible integrations.
Termination of membership
Membership shall not be transferable and shall cease on death.
Membership of the Association shall terminate:
- Upon failure in payment of the annual subscription, or
- Should the Executive Committee determine that a member has brought the Association into disrepute