Core or Associate Member

Any organization dedicated to the purposes of the Corporation and satisfying all of the following criteria below shall be eligible for membership as a Core Member Organization on approval of the membership application by the Board and on timely payment of such dues and fees as the Board may fix from time to time:

  1. The member must be a consumer/survivor-operated organization that is planned, delivered, and evaluated by consumer/survivors themselves;
  2. All of the member’s executive management,  51% of staff and 51% of the Board of Directors need to be consumers, as evidenced by bylaws and/or organizational policies;
  3. The member must be an independent non-profit organization;
  4. The member must have been in existence as an independent non profit for at least two (2) years prior to application as a Core Member Organization;
  5. The member should operate on a minimum annual budget of $100,000, although the Board may approve exceptions on a case by case basis; and

The member’s mission must align with the Corporation’s mission, vision, and values as herein and henceforward clarified.

CORE/ASSOCIATE MEMBER
APPLICATION

Any organization dedicated to the purposes of the Corporation and satisfying the following criteria below shall be eligible for membership as an Associate Member Organization on approval of the membership application by the Board and on timely payment of such dues and fees as the Board may fix from time to time:

  1. Meet two of the three of the following CAMHPRO criteria: the member must be consumer-operated at the staff, management, and governance levels.
  2. The member must have been operational for at least two (2) years prior to application as an Associate Member Organization
  3. The member must have a unique mission statement and organizational identity
  4. The member must have a governing body that has decision-making ability, including the ability to hire and review the Executive Director
  5. The member should operate on a minimum annual budget of $50,000, although the Board may approve exceptions on a case by case basis.