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4th Annual National Invasive Species Forum

February 12-14, 2019, Ottawa Ontario

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The Canadian Council on Invasive Species (CCIS) is an incorporated, non-profit multi-agency organization founded in 2009 to work collaboratively across jurisdictional boundaries to support actions and information that can help reduce the threat and impacts of invasive species.

We depend on a strong membership base to raise awareness about the invasive species issue and assist in guiding ours goals and objectives and help vote on important issues.

Membership

The CCIS membership consists of voting and non-voting members. For voting members (chapters, business/organization/indigenous) you will receive:

  • voting privileges at our AGM regarding changes to our by-laws and changes, election of Directors and other items as defined in the Bylaws
  • chapters, indigenous and business representatives, members have an opportunity to stand for election as a Director for the Board

Voting Members

a. Voting membership shall be available to those who have applied and have been accepted for voting membership in the Council including members from:

  1. Chapters: Representatives from a provincial or territorial Invasive Species Council in all provinces or territories that has been defined as chapters.
  2. Business/organizations: Representatives from national, multi-provincial/territorial organizations, including businesses, with a stated interested in reducing the impacts of invasive species
  3. Indigenous: Representatives from national, provincial or territorial indigenous organizations with a stated interested in reducing the impacts of invasive species

Non-voting Members

a. Non-Voting membership shall be available to those who have applied and have been accepted for non-voting membership in the Council including members from:

  1. Individuals: any individual with an interest in reducing the impacts of invasive species
  2. Government organization: representatives from federal, indigenous, provincial, territorial and local governments with a stated interested in reducing the impacts of invasive species
  3. Others: with a stated interest in reducing the impacts of invasive species

Membership Fee

  1. As of 2018, an annual Membership Fee will be implemented and will expire as of December 31st of each year.
  2. Any membership applications received after August 30th, will receive the initial year at 50% of the standard annual fee.
Membership Type

1 Year               

5 Year             

Chapters, Business/Organizations, Indigenous (voting) 

*non-profit organizations 50% off

$250 $1000
Individual (non-voting) $30 $120
Government Organizations (non-voting) - Please contact to discuss opportunities for partnership.     

*membership rates will be reviewed and approved annually by the Executive Director with input from the Board.

Membership benefits for those in good standing:

  • A subscription to quarterly newsletter
  • Regular updates and bulletins about invasive activities and initiatives
  • Discounted registration fees at CCIS-sponsored events
  • For voting members (chapters, business/organization/indigenous)
  • voting privileges at our AGM regarding changes to our by-laws and changes, election of Directors and other items as defined in the Bylaws
  • chapters, indigenous and business representatives, members have an opportunity to stand for election as a Director for the Board
  • Will receive discounts on resources pertaining to a CCIS programs, where appropriate
  • Could have an opportunity to sit on committees
  • And most importantly, a voice!

Membership Application - coming soon! For now, please contact Kellie for more information.

CCIS Membership

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Canadian Council on Invasive Species

250-305-9161 or 403-850-5977
info@canadainvasives.ca
www.canadainvasives.ca