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Active members of this Association shall be graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicine accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, members of the American Osteopathic Association, eligible for licensure as osteopathic physicians and/or surgeons, and serving on active duty or in a reserve component, or have retired from active service or a reserve component as an osteopathic physician and surgeon in one of the Uniformed Services of the United States. Active members are entitled to:
(a) Vote during general membership meetings.
(b) Nominate qualified members for officers and trustees of the Association.
(c) Be elected as officers or trustees in the Association.
(d) Participate in the management of the Association.
(e) Represent the Association at all levels of office and responsibility at the American Osteopathic Association to include, but not limited to committee appointments, delegates to the American Osteopathic Association House of Delegates, Trustees and officers in the American Osteopathic Association.

Associate members of this Association shall be graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicine accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, members of the American Osteopathic Association, eligible for licensure as osteopathic physicians and/or surgeons, and serving on active duty or in a reserve component, or have retired or separated from active service or a reserve component as an osteopathic physician and surgeon in one of the Uniformed Services of the United States. Associate members shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges afforded to Active members, except the right to vote or hold elective offices.

Student Members of this Association shall be fully matriculated students of a college of osteopathic medicine accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, members of the American Osteopathic Association, serving on active duty or in a reserve component in one of the uniformed services of the United States. They shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges afforded to active members except the right to vote and hold elective office other than student trustee.

Postgraduate members shall be graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicine accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, members of the American Osteopathic Association, enrolled in an accredited postgraduate training program to include, but not limited to, American Osteopathic Association accredited internships, residencies and fellowships, and uniformed services residencies and fellowships. They shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges afforded to active members except the right to hold elective office other than Postgraduate trustee.

(a) Allied members are credentialed health care professionals who contribute to the practice of osteopathic medicine in the uniformed services. They are not eligible for any other category of membership and who support the goals and objectives of the Association.
(b) Such allied members shall be required to pay dues and assessments, and be eligible for such benefits as may periodically be determined by the Board of Trustees, or the membership as the annual meeting.
(c) Allied members shall be non-voting and not eligible delegate appointment to the AOA House of Delegates nor hold elective office nor position on the Board of Trustees of this Organization. Allied members shall not have any rights or privileges of active membership.

By unanimous vote at any annual meeting of the membership, the title of “Life Member” may be conferred upon any member of the Association who has rendered the profession extraordinary services: such Life Member shall not be required to pay dues or assessments. Additionally, any member in good standing, may upon payment of 15 times the annual dues rate, become a Life Member in the membership category for which he is eligible.