Membership

Partner Membership of LRIC

All levels of partner member pay the same membership fee which is set by the Board of LRIC each year and which is currently $250.00. This fee allows partner members to attend all meetings of the association and to vote on their member class representative.

Further to this in order to allow partner members to enhance their contribution to livestock and poultry research and effect the way livestock and poultry research is managed in the Province, LRIC has established a donation schedule which partner members can if they wish, subscribe to. There is no obligation for partner members to subscribe to any of the categories below.

These categories allow people/businesses to be associated with and connected to LRIC not only formally as partner members but also to receive benefits and privileges consistent with their level of donation subscription.

 

  1. Mentor Partner: Membership fee – $250 per annum

Mentor Partner designation requires a donation commitment over 5 years of $50,000 or more.

Funding split:

$5000 for administration

$45,000 for research

Privileges:

  • Nominate candidates for Partner Director board representation
  • Voting rights for Partner director
  • Invite to attend Annual meeting as a member
  • Opportunity to address the LRIC Board at a Board meeting once per year
  • Can be elected to selected LRIC committees with full voting rights
  • Nominate a specific area of research for their funds
  • Name inscription at any new facilities or on specifically purchased equipment to which they are the major contributor
  • Recognition in research reports as a contributor
  • Free entry for 2 people to all LRIC events
  • Reserved tables at LRIC events
  • First to see research results
  • Named and level of commitment in annual report
  • Name and logo on LRIC website

 

  1. Senior Partner: Membership fee – $250 per annum

Senior Partner designation requires a donation commitment over 5 years of between $25,000 & $49,999

Funding split:

$5000 for administration

$20,000 for research

Privileges:

  • Nominate candidates for Partner Director board representation
  • Voting rights for Partner director
  • Invite to attend annual meeting as a member
  • Can be elected to a reduced number of selected committees with voting rights
  • Nominate a general area of research for their funds
  • Recognition in research reports as a contributor
  • Reduced (15%) entry fees to all LRIC events
  • First to see research results
  • Named and level of commitment in annual report
  • Name and logo on LRIC website

 

  1. Junior Partner: Membership fee – $250 per annum

Junior Partner designation requires a donation commitment over 5 years of between $10,000 & $24,999.

Funding Split:

25% Administration

75% Research

 Privileges

  • Nominate candidates for Partner Director board representation
  • Voting rights for Partner director
  • Invite to attend annual meeting as a member
  • Can be elected to a reduced number of selected committees but with no voting rights
  • Reduced (5%) entry fees to selected LRIC events
  • First to see research results
  • Named and level of commitment in annual report
  • Name on LRIC website

 

  1. Associate Partner: Membership fee – $250 per annum

Associate Partner designation requires a donation commitment over 5 years of between $1000 & $9,999.

Funding split: decided by LRIC.

Privileges

  • Voting rights for Partner director
  • Invite to attend annual meeting
  • First to see research results
  • Named and level of commitment in annual report
  • Name on LRIC website
  1. Entry level Partner: Fee – $250.00 per annum

No research funding commitment necessary

LRIC decides on use of funds

Privileges

  • Invite to attend annual meeting
  • Voting rights for Partner director
  • Named and level of commitment in annual report
  • Name on LRIC website

 

2017 Membership Application Form

 

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Upcoming Events

  1. OMAFRA Climate Change Research Knowledge Exchange Day 2017

    October 19 @ 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
  2. Ontario Sheep Convention

    October 26 - October 27
  3. Poultry Industry Council – Annual General Meeting

    October 26 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  4. Livestock Day with Dr. Temple Grandin

    October 30 @ 9:15 AM - 3:15 PM
  5. Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

    November 3 - November 12