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An applicant must be an active IoDSA member for a minimum of 5 years consecutively and in addition have at least ten 10 years experience as a director, company secretary, senior executive, partner, associate or senior manager, senior academic or the equivalent at two or more of the following:
An "active IoDSA member” will be
interpreted to mean a member who has attended at least one IoDSA event or
initiative a year for the duration of membership.
In addition, the Board should consider
the applicant to have the appropriate experience and background which makes
him/her eligible as a Fellow member. In exercising its judgment in this regard,
the Board will consider that the category of Fellow membership is bestowed in
order firstly, to acknowledge significant experience in executing governance
duties and secondly, to create an opportunity for Fellows to contribute to
IoDSA initiatives to promote governance.
Entry shall be by application and accompanied by a nomination from a current IoDSA member in accordance with the procedures as approved by the Board from time to time.
Members wishing to apply to become a Fellow must submit an application and motivation in writing along with a one page CV and letter of nomination outlining their compliance to the above Fellow criteria.
Fellow applications will be considered by the IoDSA Board on a quarterly basis.
Fellows of the IoDSA, are entitled to use the designation F.Inst.D after their name for the duration of their Fellowship.
In addition to the prestige of Fellowship and existing membership benefits, Fellows will also have access to the benefits detailed below:
Members who meet the criteria for Retired membership wishing to be considered for this category must inform the IoDSA in writing.
Retired members of the IoDSA will receive an 80% discount on annual membership rates.
Life membership is conferred on a discretionary basis by the IoDSA board.
Members who meet the criteria for Life membership wishing to be considered for this category must inform the IoDSA in writing.
Life membership will be reviewed by the IoDSA Board on an annual basis and members who are elected will receive recognition of their membership status through an IoDSA publication.
Life members of the IoDSA, in addition to existing member benefits, will receive complimentary lifetime membership of the IoDSA.
Some members who meet the criteria may wish to continue contributing their
subscriptions annually and as such will not fall into the Life Member category
This membership category is available
in addition to the above categories.
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