VOTING MEMBERS

ACTIVE MEMBERS:  Active members are those who are registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or equivalent or hold an unrestricted license in medical imaging or radiation therapy under state statute. They shall have all rights, privileges and obligations of membership including the right to vote and hold office.

STUDENT MEMBERS:  Student members are those who are enrolled in radiologic science programs.  They shall have all rights, privileges and obligations of active members except to hold office. Eligibility for student membership shall terminate 6 months following certification or discontinuation of such education.

EMERITUS MEMBERS:  Emeritus members are those who have reached the age of 65, maintained membership in good standing in WSRT for a minimum of 10 (ten) years immediately preceding application for this status. They are voting members but may not hold office.  They do not pay dues.

LIFE MEMBERS:  Life members are active members who have rendered unusual service to WSRT.  They shall be selected by a majority vote at a regular meeting, upon unanimous recommendation of the Board of Directors. They shall pay no dues and have all the obligations and privileges of active members.

HONORARY MEMBERS:  Honorary members are those who have evidenced interest in the activities and aims of the WSRT and the WSRT wishes to honor them. Honorary members shall be chosen by a majority vote at a regular meeting of  the WSRT.  They shall pay no dues and not have the privilege of voting or holding office.

RETIRED MEMBERS:  Retired members shall be those who meet ARRT and /or equivalent retirement status and do not apply for emeritus status. They shall receive WSRT publications only.  They shall not vote or hold office.  The fee for this category shall be one-half (½) the active member dues.

RADIOLOGISTS ASSISTANTS:  Radiologist assistants are those registered radiologic technologists who hold the credential R.R.A.  They have all rights, privileges and obligations of Active members.

NON-VOTING MEMBERS

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS:  Associate members are those who are or have been employed in the technical, educational, managerial or corporate aspects of the radiologic sciences and do not qualify or are not eligible for active or student membership.  They have the obligations and privilages of active members, except to vote and hold office.

LIMITED X-RAY MACHINE OPERATORS:  Limited x-ray machine operators are those who perform diagnostic x-ray procedures on selected anatomical sites and are not registered radiologic technologists.  They shall have all rights, privileges and obligations of Active members except to vote or hold office.