Membership Categories

Active –  Entitled to all rights and privileges of a Lion, legal age of majority, has to pay entrance fee, is able to seek office, has voting privileges and can be a delegate at a convention
Member at large – A member who cannot attend on a regular basis but still wants to maintain membership, must be of legal age of majority, has to pay entrance fee, cannot seek office, has voting privileges in club matters only and cannot be a delegate at a convention
Honorary  – An individual, not a member of this Lions club, having performed outstanding service for the community or this Lions club, must be of legal age of majority, has to pay entrance fee, cannot seek office, has no voting privileges and cannot be a delegate at a convention. They will not be included in club delegate formula calculation.
Privileged  – A member of a club who has given 15 years or more of service but can no longer be an active member, must be of legal age of majority and has served in their lions club for 15 years or more, cannot seek office, has voting privileges and can be a delegate at a convention.
Life Member – Any member of this club who has maintained Active membership as a Lion for 20 or more years or any member who is critically ill; or any member of this club who has maintained such active membership for 15 or more years and is at least 70 years of age; may be granted Life Membership in this club upon:(1) recommendation of this club to the association
(2) payment to the association of US$650 in lieu of all future dues to the association. A Life Member shall have all privileges of active membership so long as he/she fulfills all obligations thereof. Nothing herein shall prevent this club from charging a Life Member such dues as it shall deem proper. Former Lioness members, who are now Active members of their Lions clubs or who become Active members of a Lions club on or before June 30, 2007, may apply all of their prior Lioness service toward Life membership eligibility.
Associate member – A member who holds primary membership in another club and is a member in this club, must be of legal age of majority, has to pay entrance fee, cannot seek office, has voting privileges in club matters and in district matters where he/she holds primary membership and cannot be a delegate at a convention. They will not be included in club delegate formula calculation.
Affiliate member – A member who is unable to fully participate as an Active member but desires to support their club, must be of legal age of majority, has to pay entrance fee, cannot seek office, has voting privileges in club matters and cannot be a delegate at a convention.