The National Association for Health Care Recruitment Board of Directors reviewed the bylaws at its summer meeting as well as your feedback regarding the changes to Article III., Membership, proposed last year. In accordance with Article XI of the association's bylaws, the Board is now recommending the following changes to better fulfill the association's mission and vision by expanding its membership base. The full text of the proposed amendments is set out below. NAHCR members will have the opportunity to review the proposed amendments for sixty (60) days, after which an electronic vote will be taken. A simple majority of the members casting a vote will constitute the final decision.

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ARTICLE III.  MEMBERSHIP, Section 2. Active Membership 

 

Section 2. Active Membership.

Active and Federal Government members are the only voting membership categories of NAHCR.

a. Applicants for active membership or renewal thereof must be actively involved in health care recruitment, retention and/or human resources processes and employed by organizations providing health care services.

b. All active members shall be individuals whose application for membership in NAHCR has been accepted, whose dues are current, and whose membership is not under revocation for violation of the NAHCR bylaws or policies.

c. Active Membership in the Association shall be based on the personal and professional qualifications as outlined in Section 2b. In the event the member no longer meets qualifications, membership is transferrable to another individual. If the individual should depart from the health facility the membership is transferable to another individual unless the individual has personally paid the membership dues.

 

Section 2. Active Membership.

Active and Federal Government members are the only voting membership categories of NAHCR.

a. Applicants for Active Membership or renewal thereof must be actively involved in health care (i) recruitment, (ii) retention or (iii) human resources.

b. All active members shall be individuals whose application for membership in NAHCR has been accepted, whose dues are current, and whose membership is not under revocation for violation of the NAHCR bylaws or policies.

c. Active Membership in the Association shall be based on the personal and professional qualifications as outlined in Section 2b.

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ARTICLE III.  MEMBERSHIP, Section 4. Associate Membership. 

 

Associate Membership is open to those individuals who recruit for educational settings and for individuals who are interested in supporting the activities of NAHCR and in maintaining their involvement with the Association.  Associate members shall be ineligible to vote as a member or to hold any office in this Association.

 

Associate Membership is open to (i) former Active Members who no longer meet the criteria for Active Membership and (ii) other professionals in associated industries who do not meet the criteria for Active Membership. Associate Membership cannot be used as a substitute for Vendor Membership. Associate Members shall be ineligible to vote as members or hold office in this Association.

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ARTICLE III.  MEMBERSHIP, Section 5. Vendor Members.

 

Vendor membership is open to organizations that are interested in supporting the goals of the Association and furthering the development and growth of NAHCR. Vendor members are ineligible to vote as a member.  Companies or divisions of companies whose sole business is placing traveling health care professionals and supplemental staffing are eligible for institutional membership. Companies or divisions of companies who provide search services for the healthcare industry are eligible for institutional membership. Vendor membership may be subject to approval by the Board of Directors.

 

Vendor membership is open to companies or organizations that distribute, supply, or sell products or services to NAHCR members. Vendor Members are ineligible to vote as members. Vendor membership may be subject to approval by the Board of Directors.