Categories of Membership and Affiliation offered by EOPD.ie.

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Full Member – Person with Parkinson’s

Any person with early-onset Parkinson’s shall be entitled to apply to become a Full Member. Anyone wishing to become a Full Member of the Company must pay in advance the Annual Membership Fee and renew it thereafter on each Annual Renewal Date as a condition of membership. Full Members shall have the right to receive notice of all meetings of the Company and to attend and vote thereat. Full Members shall have the right to nominate candidates for election as Elected Directors pursuant to and in accordance with the Articles and the Election Rules (as defined in the Articles).

A Full Member may nominate a Friend/Family Relation/Carer as an Advocator – no additional membership fee applies.  An Advocator shall have such rights and privileges as may from time to time be granted by the Directors and prescribed by the Company in these Terms and can attend meetings of the Company, but shall not receive notice of these meetings, and will not be entitled to vote thereat.

 

Friend of EOPD.ie – Volunteers, Co-Opted directors

Volunteers, Co-opted Directors, people with an interest in Parkinson’s or who work with people with Parkinson’s and who have declared their interest in participating in the Company and who also agree to become registered as a member of the Company, may be admitted as a Member of the Company in this category. Anyone wishing to become a Friend of the Company-member must pay in advance the Annual Membership Fee and renew it thereafter on each Annual Renewal Date as a condition of membership. Friend of the Company Members shall have the right to receive notice of all meetings of the Company and to attend and vote thereat. Friend of the Company Members shall have the right to nominate candidates for election as Elected Directors pursuant to and in accordance with the Articles and the Election Rules (as defined in the Articles).

Associate – Researcher, Health Professional, or those interested in PD.

Any person who is a researcher, health professional, exercise coach or otherwise professionally involved in providing services to people with, or caring for people with, Parkinson’s, or any person who works with the Company to deliver support, information, research, advocacy, or other services for the benefit of members, may apply to become an Associate. An Associate shall have such rights and privileges as may from time to time be granted by the Directors and prescribed by the Company in these Terms, but he/she shall not be entitled to receive notice of meetings of the Company or vote thereat. There is no fee to be paid for this membership.