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Types of Membership

1. ACTIVE

Any individual who has a concerned interest in the promotion of crime
prevention in the State of Texas may become an active member. Members will have voting rights, serve on committees and all other privileges of both the State and a selected Regional Association. New and renewal memberships will be $30.00. The term of membership will be for a period of one year effective January 1st each year. New member dues who join before the annual conference will be $30.00. New members who join at or after the annual conference, membership will cover the remaining portion of the current year and all of the following year. Dues will not be prorated. Dues must be paid prior to or at the Mid-Winter conference to attend the
general membership meeting and or take the CCPS test.

 

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2. SPONSOR

All Businesses, organizations, or groups affiliated with design manufacture, supply, installation of security related products, all insurance industry, contractors, building industry, or others interested in the crime prevention effort. These members will have voting rights for one member of their organization named on the membership application, receive a free vendor table at each of the current year mid-winter and annual conferences, with first choice of table location, (a vendor application must be submitted before the deadline for each conference that will be attended) 1 mid-winter and 1 annual luncheon meal ticket the sponsor will be advertised on the T.C.P.A. website, Facebook and in the quarterly newsletter and may serve on committees.  Each sponsor’s membership application must be approved by the Board of Directors.  New members who join before the annual conference will be $500.00 and split between T.C.P.A. and the recruiting region. For new members who join at or after the annual conference membership will cover the remaining portion of the current year and all of the following year. Renewal membership will be $500.00 and dues will not be prorated.All businesses, organizations, or groups affiliated with design, manufacture, supply, installation of security related products, all the insurance industry, contractors, building industry, or others interested in the crime prevention effort. These members will not have voting rights, but may serve on committees and receive other benefits as approved by the Board of Directors. Each sponsor’s membership application must be approved by the board of directors.

 

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3. HONORARY

All persons who in the opinion of the members, have rendered outstanding service to the Texas Crime Prevention effort. These members will not have voting rights, but may serve on committees. There are no dues for Honorary Members. Honorary Membership is in effect for a period of one year. There is no limit to the number of times that a member may be voted Honorary Membership.

4. LIFE

This membership will be presented to the Executive Board of Directors by the Life Membership Committee, (see Article VIII Committees I). The committee will ensure the nominee meets the qualifications for Life Member. The TCPA Executive Board of Directors will present the nominee to the membership for a vote. There shall be no State or Regional dues for this class of membership. Life Members shall enjoy all the rights of active membership. Life Members shall have the privilege to attend all activities at the annual and mid-winter conferences without paying registration fees. This will include training, luncheons, banquet and welcome reception. The status of Life Membership shall remain until a justified reason is presented to the Life Membership Committee and the Executive Board of Directors to revoke the Life Membership. The Life Member may appeal the decision to the general membership who will have the authority to affirm or rescind the Executive Board of Directors decision by a two-thirds vote of the membership in attendance at the upcoming general membership meeting.This membership may not be awarded every year. Only one (1) Life Membership may be awarded in a year unless there are extraordinary circumstances that will be determined by the Life Membership Committee and will be awarded at the annual training conference only. Life Members may serve on any committee or run for any office on the State or regional board of directors.