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.

 Basic Privileges

   -Voting rights for Partner Director
   -Invite to attend annual meeting as a member
   -Named and level of commitment in annual report
   -Name and logo on LRIC website

 Membership Application form


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:

   -Basic Privileges
   -Nominate candidates for Partner Director board representation
   -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

2. 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

   -Basic Privileges
   -Nominate candidates for Partner Director board representation
   -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

3. 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

   -Basic Privileges 
   -Nominate candidates for Partner Director board representation
   -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

4. 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

   -Basic Privileges
   -First to see research results

5. Entry level Partner: Fee – $250.00 per annum

No research funding commitment necessary.
LRIC decides on use of funds

Privileges

   -Basic Privileges

6. Friends of LRIC: Fee – $150.00 per annum

No research funding commitment necessary.
LRIC decides on use of funds.

Privileges

   -Invite to attend annual meeting
   -Named and level of commitment in annual report
   -Name on LRIC website

2019 Membership Application Form