Membership

QUALIFICATIONS
Any individual, firm or corporation engaged in the structural, architectural or the specialty precast/prestressed concrete industry as a manufacturer, supplier, architect, engineer, technician, or student, shall be eligible to apply for membership in the Institute.

CLASSIFICATION
There shall be two types of membership in the Institute: voting members (Active, Associate, Professional, Lifetime) and affiliate (non-voting) members (Supporting, Affiliate, Student).

The seven classes of membership shall be as follows:

ACTIVE MEMBER
A person, firm, or corporation engaged in the manufacture of structural, architectural or specialty precast/prestressed concrete.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER
A person, firm, or corporation engaged in a business or industry allied or related to: a) the manufacture of structural, architectural or specialty precast/prestressed concrete or b) the transportation, erection, installation, or construction of structural, architectural or specialty precast/prestressed concrete structures.

SUPPORTING MEMBER
A person, firm, or corporation engaged in a business or industry allied or related to: a) the manufacture of structural, architectural or specialty precast/prestressed concrete or b) the transportation, erection, installation, or construction of structural, architectural or specialty precast/prestressed concrete. This membership is limited to those companies who operate from a single location and supply goods and services to only the Active Member companies within the area of the single location.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBER
Any person who is a registered architect or engineer, or any person who is deemed by the Board of Directors to have abilities or standing equal to the above qualification.

AFFILIATE MEMBER
Any person or organization that has an interest in the structural, architectural or specialty precast/prestressed concrete industries. These include other allied related organizations that have joint memorandums of understanding with the institute, and university professors.

STUDENT MEMBER
Any person who is enrolled in a recognized Institute of higher learning, which curriculum is related to our industry activities.

LIFETIME MEMBER
Any person whom the Board of Directors determines has made a highly significant contribution to the structural, architectural or specialty precast/prestressed concrete, and has demonstrated a sincere interest in this Institute. Any member may nominate a person to be considered for such honour by advising the Honorary Membership Committee of such nomination. The Honorary Membership Committee shall consist of the Chair and two last past Chairs of the Institute. If the nomination is approved by the Committee it shall be presented to the Board of Directors, where the nomination shall require the unanimous approval of the Board of Directors.

Recipients of the CPCI Fellow, John Fowler, and Engineering Excellence Awards

FELLOW
The objective of the award of FELLOW of the Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute is to honour current or former CPCI members for outstanding contributions to the industry and to CPCI. Service to the industry may be considered in areas of education, research, design, production, quality, erection, marketing and management.

CHAPTERS
For the purposes of provincial, area, or local representation and activities, the Institute shall be divided geographically into six Chapters: British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba/Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic. Such Chapters shall function relatively independently in their respective areas, but for coordination and cohesion, shall relate to the Institute re constitutional, policy, or all-industry matters.

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