To qualify for Active membership in WVASN one must: 1. Be a registered professional nurse; 2. Meet WV criteria for certification as a school nurse; and 3. Have as their primary assignment, the administration, education or the provision of school health services.
Any retired member who desires to remain in the Active membership classification shall be required to pay full Active dues and upon payment of dues, shall be granted Active membership privileges.
Active members have the full privileges of members. They are eligible to hold office and to serve on committees. Only active members may vote during the WVASN Business meetings.
Associate members shall be any nurse who holds a special interest in or is working with the WVASN.
Associate members shall not vote or hold office in NASN.
Student members shall: 1. Be enrolled in a professional nursing program to meet requirements to become a school nurse, or a student not currently a nurse, but is enrolled in a professional nursing program; 2. Submit proof of enrollment in a professional nursing program with the membership form; 3. Be allowed a maximum of five years of student membership; and 4. Not be granted student membership if they have completed the requirements to be a school nurse and are pursuing further education.
Student membership may not exceed past five years. Student members shall not vote or hold office in NASN.
Retired members shall be any school nurse who is a member of the corporation, upon retirement shall be eligible to become a Retired member, upon notification to the Corporation.
Retired members shall not vote or hold office in NASN.