Pilot Dogs Membership
The purpose of this organization is to improve the general condition of the blind and other persons having sight impairments. The purpose of the organization shall include, but not be limited to, the training of dogs to become Pilot Dogs and the furnishing of trained Pilot Dogs to qualified blind persons or other person having sight impairments.
*Qualification for Membership* Membership in Pilot Dogs, Inc. shall be available on a non-discriminatory basis to all persons who have an interest in the purose of this organization. Membership shall also consist of Lions Clubs or Club members in good standing. Classes of membership include:
Active members Each person elected by the Board of Directors who has made, or shall make, a contribution to this organization of Ten Dollars ($10.00) shall be an active member of this organization during the calendar year of conribution. Lions Club or Club member shall not be required to make a contribution for such membership purposes. Annual membership contributions shall be payable on the first day of January of each year for the calendar year.
Sustaining members Each person, firm, corporation, organization or institution elected by the Board of Directors who has made or shall make a contribution of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) shall be a sustaining member during the calendar year of contribution. Annual membership contributions shall be payable the first day of January of each year for that calendar year. A sustaining member shall receive a sustaining membership certificate of appreciation which shall be renewed on an annual basis for each year in which the sustaining member makes an annual membership contribution to this organization. Such renewal shall be indicated by an appropriate symbol to be placed on the certificate.
Life Members Each peron elected by the Board of Directors who has made or shall make a contribution to this organization of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) shall be a life member of this organization. A life member is not required to make annual membership contributions.
Perpetual Members Each person, firm, corporation, organization or institution elected by the Board of Directors who has made or shall make a contribution to this organization of not less than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) shall be vested and the income from such contributions shall be used for operating purposes.