WHO CAN BE A MEMBER
There are three categories of members admitable into different classes and grades of membership in accordance with
1. Professional Members- Are persons who have qualified
and are employed as secretaries or verbatim reporters in any office in the public or private sector of the economy.
The registration and membership grade of such persons are usually based on approved and recognized previous academic
training and qualifications and the responsibility of office held. Professional members also include registered students who
qualify through the Institute’s training and qualifying examination.
Plans were being concluded to ensure that all professional members pass qualifying examination of the Institute
from year 2001 before direct admission to graded membership. Exception to this
rule will be limited on personal merits.
2. Honorary Members:- Are persons who are interested
in the arts and science of secretarial
and/or reportorial skills and
wish to be involved therein by learning the skills or those
who are in love with the profession
and its contributions and wish to support, encourage
and contribute towards the promotion and growth of the profession. Honorary members are however not eligible to vote and their decisions and opinions expressed to the Institute
are only advisory.
3. Corporate Members: Are corporate
bodies, companies and associations, associating with
the Institute with a view to benefiting from its services and/or who employ secretarial
and reportorial personnel and wish to enhance their employees’ effectiveness through the services rendered by the Institute
provided they are willing to voluntarily contribute toward the well being and continued existence of the Institute.