Professional Associate

Criteria: Employed in an appropriate position directly or indirectly connected with zoos or an allied profession.  N.B. This category is not  open to staff of institutions that are eligible for full membership but are not members of BIAZA. Applications must be supported by two sponsors; one of which has to be a bona fide representative of a full member and the other an existing professional or accredited associate or two bona fide representatives of full members (but not from the same collection).

All applications for associateship have to be approved by the Membership & Licensing Committee and Council.  All applicants must agree to abide by the obligations of BIAZA.  Please note that associates, regardless of which category they belong to, have no voting rights. 

Benefits of membership: BIAZA News, access to the member area of the website, other information of possible interest, invitation to attend the Annual Conference and AGM and receipt of all paperwork (i.e. Annual Report etc.) Click here for more benefits.

Cost: The 2016 rate is £83 + VAT @ 20% (£16.60) = £99.60. Rates for associateship are subject to inflation as per full membership. VAT is added to all rates. Rates are charged per calendar year. Please note that for the year of joining, the rate for the remainder of the calendar year is charged.

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