a. Active-Annual: Membership may be issued to a commissioned or warrant officer serving in the Georgia National Guard. (Dues to be paid annually in an amount equal to one-half of the Active Annual dues of the National Guard Association of the United States, Incorporated.)
b. Active-Life: Membership may be issued to an Active-Annual member. (Dues to be paid in four $125 installments within a two-year period or one lump sum of $500.)
c. Retired-Life: Membership may be issued to a former member of the Association who is retired from the Georgia National Guard or who is eligible to be retired based on service in the Georgia National Guard. (Dues to be paid in the amount of $125.)
d. Associate-Annual: Membership may be issued to any person who is interested in and dedicated to the purpose of the Association and who is not otherwise eligible for membership in the Association. (Dues to be paid annually in the amount of $50.)
e. Associate-Life: Membership may be issued to any person who has an interest in and who is dedicated to the purpose of the Association and who is not otherwise eligible for membership in the Association. (Dues to be paid in the amount of $250.)
f. Associate-Corporate: Membership may be issued to any company, firm, organization, corporation or person upon approval by the Board of Directors. The Board may delegate approval authority to the President. (Dues to be paid annually: Defender - $500; Liberator - $1000; Minuteman - $1500; Patriot - $2000 plus.)
g. Honorary: By majority vote of the Board, membership may be issued to any person who has rendered outstanding service to the United States, any political subdivision thereof, the Georgia National Guard, or the National Guard Association of Georgia, Incorporated. (Dues None)
h. Complimentary: Active-Annual Membership will be issued to all commissioned officers and warrant officers for a period of one full year and any portion of the year in which appointed. Membership begins upon initial state appointment, when reported to the Association, and ends 31 December of the following year. (Dues None)
The Membership Year begins on 1 January and ends on 31 December. Annual dues shall be due and payable on or before the 1st of each membership year and no pro-ration shall be made for membership after that date.
An Association Member, other than an Associate-Annual or Life, Associate-Corporate, or Honorary, may serve as:
a. An officer of the Association
b. A member of the Board of Directors
c. A member of a Standing or Special Committee
d. A delegate to any General Conference
a. An annual General Conference for the election of Officers and Directors, for the consideration of reports and for such other business as may be brought before the meeting shall be held at such time as may be designated by the Board of Directors.
b. Special meetings of the Members may be called by the President, the President Elect, a majority of the Board of Directors or by fifty percent (50%) of the Members.
4. Place of Meetings
Meetings of the General Conference or Members may be held at any place within or without the State of Georgia. If no designation is made, the place of meeting shall be the principal office of the Association in the State of Georgia.