The 2014 Assembled body of the NHSMA voted to approve the current By-Laws. These By-Laws are posted here. These are the rules under which the NHSMA operates.
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Article Vl : Membership, Section 2, Qualifications
F. Student membership
1. Shall be enrolled in a medical asissting program.
2. May choose a two year membership term or one-year student membership term.
a. After two-year student membership term, the member is then eligible only for either associate membership or active membership (if the member meets the activemembership)
b. After a one-year student membership term, the member is eligible for a second year of student membership as long as the member renews during the members one-year membership term. After the second-year of student membership, the member is then eligible only for either associated membership or active membership (if the member meets active membership requirements).
3. No member is eligible for more than a total of two consecutive years of student membership.