CRITERIA FOR MEMBERSHIP
Graduates of the New York Nautical School, the New York State Nautical School, the New York State Merchant Marine Academy, the New York State Maritime Academy, the New York State Maritime College, the State University of New York Maritime College or any successor institution thereto (collectively, the “Maritime School at Fort Schuyler”) who have been admitted to membership by application and have remained in good standing as hereinafter provided.
Non-graduates who have been enrolled as students at the Maritime School at Fort Schuyler for one year or more, but who, for honorable reasons, did not graduate. They may be admitted to membership as Associate Members and as such shall have all privileges of membership except the right to vote or hold office in the Corporation. Associate Members may, after three years membership as such, be elected to full membership by a majority vote of those present at a meeting of the Board of Directors.
Persons who have distinguished themselves in affairs beneficial to the aspirations of the Corporation. They shall be elected by a unanimous vote of those present at a meeting of the Board of Directors, and approved by a majority of those present at the next subsequent Regular or Special Meeting of the Corporation. Honorary Members shall have all the privileges of membership except the right to vote or hold office in the Corporation.