In order to become an individual member of the Christian Engineering Society, you must meet the following requirements.
- You must pay annual dues, set from time to time by the officers, currently $25 per year. Dues from individuals at an institution count towards up to 90% of the institutional membership fee. If the individual fee is discounted because of an existing institutional membership, then that fee still counts towards the institutional membership, but at the discounted amount.
- You must assent to statement of faith, set from time to time by the officers, posted on the About CES page.
- In order to become an individual member, send a check for $25 to Melanie Plett, the CES treasurer. Contact her at mplett AT spu DOT edu for details. PayPal available below, or contact Melanie.
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Individual members of the Christian Engineering Society enjoy the following benefits
- Discount on CEC (to be determined by the conference steering committee prior to registration opening)
- CES Membership directory only accessible by members
- Right to a vote on matters before the society (including voting for officers).
- Only members can hold office within the society. The treasurer and vice-president must be US citizens due to their authority for the CES bank accounts and oversight of the US charitable non-profit status.
- Right to post announcements or job openings to the CES web site (contact information must be personal, not institutional. Institutional posting requires institutional membership).
- Email reminders about CES newsletters only sent to members.
In order to become an institutional member of the Christian Engineering Society, you must meet the following requirements.
- Must pay annual dues, set from time to time by the officers. Currently $150 per year.
Institution must assent to the the faith statement posted on the CES website (About CES) and the institution mission statement cannot conflict with the CES faith statement, as determined solely by the CES officers at the time of institutional membership application. CES reserves the right to reevaluate from time to time.
In order to become an institutional member, send a check for $150 to Melanie Plett, the CES treasurer. Contact her at mplett AT spu DOT edu for details, or to discuss the possible discounts described above.
- Dues from individuals at an institution may count towards up to 90% of the institutional membership fee. That is, the institution must pay at least a minimum of 10% of the annual dues, even if individual members dues are counted as sufficient to cover the institutional fee. This is to demonstrate that the institution itself is committed to the membership.
- Annual dues are waived for 5 years if an institution hosts a CEC.
- Annual dues are waived for 2 years if an institution sends at least 25% of their engineering faculty to CEC.
Institutional members of the Christian Engineering Society enjoy the following benefits
- Discount on individual membership for those belonging to your institution. Discount is set from time to time by the CES officers. Currently 50% discount. Discount does not apply until your institutional membership is granted. In order to get the discount for all your institutional members, the individual and institutional memberships must be submitted together, otherwise individual discount only applies for subsequent individual applications during the period of membership.
- Right to post announcements and job postings to the CES website.
- Listing of your institution on the CES website with a hyperlink to your website.
- Permission to display the Christian Engineering Society name and logo on your website.