CPGIS Membership and Payment Guidelines
(Approved in December, 2000; and modified in April, 2008)
The Online Application for Individual Membership
The Online Application for Institutional Membership
Section 1. Members contain individual members, student members, lifetime members, group members, and sustaining members.
Section 2. An individual member shall be a person who is presently engaged or has been engaged in GIS related work, is willing to recognize and follow the bylaws, and has paid the annual membership due of $40 USD.
Section 3. A student member shall be a person who is registered as a full-time student at any educational institutions, colleges, and universities at the time of membership applications, and has paid the annual student membership due of $20 USD.
Section 4: A lifetime member is an individual who is willing to contribute to the CPGIS and engage in the CPGIS activities through his or her lifetime, and has paid lifetime membership fee of $400 USD once.
Section 5: A sustaining member shall be an organization, or a company who is willing to recognize and follow the bylaws, and is willing to support the activities of the Association and has paid the annual membership dues of $400 USD. Sustaining members shall be recognized via appropriate CPGIS media.
Section 6. All members shall be eligible to hold offices, to vote on the Association matters, to receive Geographic Information Sciences journal and newsletter, and other member benefits and discounts.
Section 7 . The membership shall be terminated when
(a) The annual dues have not been paid for three months after the due date.
(b) The member gives up on his or her own, provided that a written statement of giving up membership has been received and approved by the Board of Directors.
Section 8 . Membership registration and payment
Firstly, please submit the application online or download the application form (pdf).
Second, make the payment online by credit card or send the check with the application form to the CPGIS Headauarters.
Third, you will receive a receipt by email once your payment is received.
If you pay by check, please make the check payable to CPGIS and send the check to the following address:
Suite 1230, 330 Packard Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248
Tel: (+1) 734-647-9610
For those who would like to pay by cash or wire in RMB in China，please contact:
Dr. Anrong Dang
School of Architecture, Tsinghua University
Beijing 100084, P.R.China
Fax: (+86) 10-6278-3328
To join CPGIS online, you may click here: the Online Application
To join CPGIS-L email list:
Anybody with e-mail access can subscribe to CPGIS-L. You don't have to be a CPGIS member to read CPGIS-L, you may learn more about CPGIS from CPGIS-L before making the decision on joining the association.
To subscribe, send a mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org in that mail, write nothing but: SUB CPGIS-L your_first_name your_last_name
To send message to all the readers on CPGIS-L, send your mail to: CPGIS-L@listserv.acsu.buffalo.edu
To sign off from CPGIS-L, send mail to: email@example.com in that mail, write nothing but: SIGNOFF CPGIS-L
When you read mail from CPGIS-L, "reply" will automatically direct your reply message to all the readers on CPGIS-L. If you intend to reply only to the sender of that message, please type in the sender's address, don't use "reply" function in your mailer.
To receive a complete list of all subscribers on CPGIS-L, send mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org , in that mail, write nothing but: REVIEW CPGIS-L.