Membership categories

There are three membership categories within IAHAIO, based on the scope of activity of the organization within the field of human-animal interactions (HAI): affiliate membership, full membership and the newest category (as voted at the AGM in April 2019), provisional membership.

All IAHAIO members enjoy a range of benefits and IAHAIO encourages member participation in the development of its policies, position statements etc. This is primarily through invitations to join IAHAIO task forces, special committees etc. – details are communicated with members through emails, online forums and the e-newsletter.

All members must to agree to the Terms and Conditions of membership and pay an annual membership subscription fee.

Affiliate membership

Criteria

To be recognized as an affiliate member of IAHAIO, your organization must:

  • Be involved in one or more HAI or AAI-related activities that recognise the role of HAI in health and well-being
  • Have a clear organizational structure and governance
  • Have activities that support the goals and mission is IAHAIO
  • Have been in operation/active for at least 2 years

Terms and conditions

  • Adopts IAHAIO Declarations, Position statements and White Papers
  • Recognises IAHAIO’s complaints procedure
  • Full terms available here

Membership benefits

  • Listed on IAHAIO website
  • Receive IAHAIO newsletter
  • Access to IAHAIO Facebook Closed Group
  • May display IAHAIO logo on materials, in accordance with the IAHAIO guidelines for use of logo
  • Publicise events on IAHAIO website/e-newsletter
  • Eligible to apply for an IAHAIO grant
  • Discount at IAHAIO events

Fees: An annual fee is payable for IAHAIO affiliate membership as follows:
Not-for-profit: 300 USD per annum
Commercial organizations: 2,500 USD (non-voting)

Full membership

Criteria

To be recognized as a full member of IAHAIO, your organization must:

  • Have HAI or One Health as it relates to HAI and AAI as its main focus
  • Be involved in at least 3 of the following activities:
    • Research
    • Programme delivery (eg AAI)
    • Education, information and publications
    • Conferences and events
    • Policy development and influence (regional, national or international)
    • Be engaged with activities that support the goals/aims/objectives of IAHAIO
  • Activities that support the goals and mission of IAHAIO
  • Have a clear organizational structure and governance
  • Have been in operation/active for at least 4 years

Terms and conditions

  • Adopts IAHAIO Declarations, Position statements and White Papers
  • Recognises IAHAIO’s complaints procedure
  • Full terms available here

Membership benefits

  • Listed on IAHAIO website
  • Receive IAHAIO E-newsletter
  • Access to IAHAIO Facebook Closed Group
  • May display IAHAIO logo on materials, in accordance with the IAHAIO guidelines for use of logo
  • Eligible to apply for an IAHAIO grant
  • Discount rates at IAHAIO events
  • Can apply for course approval of own CPD events
  • Listed on PAIJ Journal
  • Attend and vote (2 votes) at IAHAIO AGM
  • May nominate its members to IAHAIO Board positions

Fees: An annual fee is payable for IAHAIO full membership as follows:
Not-for-profit: 600 USD per annum
Commercial organizations: 3,000 USD (non-voting)

Provisional membership

Criteria

To be recognized as a provisional member of IAHAIO, your organization must:

  • Be in the process of establishing one or more HAI or AAI-related activities that recognize the role of HAI in health and well-being
  • Have evidence of an emerging organizational structure and governance
  • Be working to support the goals and mission of IAHAIO

Terms and conditions

  • Provisional membership can only be granted for a period 3 years. This may be extended to a maximum of one further year following a review with IAHAIO. Organizations will be expected to apply for Affiliate membership by the end of the third year
  • Evidence to show organization is working towards adoption of IAHAIO Declarations, Position statements and White Papers
  • Recognises IAHAIO’s complaints procedure
  • Full terms can be found here

Membership benefits

  • Listed on IAHAIO website
  • Receive IAHAIO e-newsletter
  • Access to IAHAIO Facebook Closed Group
  • Assigned IAHAIO Board member to assist with organizational development, with the aim to meet criteria for Affiliate membership within 3 year period
  • Discount rates at IAHAIO events

Fees: An annual membership fee is payable for IAHAIO provisional membership of 150 USD per annum