EMCA membership offers many opportunities for involvement and engagement in the control and regulation of mosquitoes and other related issues within Europe and beyond. EMCA activities include workshops, working groups, publications and access to an extensive network of specialists and professionals in the field.
“An active member has the right to participate in EMCA ballots (as candidate and voter) and AGMs, receives all relevant newsletters for EMCA’s activities, job opportunities and relevant to the field of mosquito and vector control news, enjoys special rates in Conferences, Workshops and Training courses, owns a profile at our website and has access in the restricted area (for members only) of our website.”“An active member has the right to participate in EMCA ballots (as candidate and voter) and AGMs, receives all relevant newsletters for EMCA’s activities, job opportunities and relevant to the field of mosquito and vector control news, enjoys special rates in Conferences, Workshops and Training courses, owns a profile at our website and has access in the restricted area (for members only) of our website. Active members are also eligible to contribute to EMCA Working Groups.”
Any agency, organisation, institution, association or individual involved in mosquito control and related subjects and interested in the goals of the association may become a member of the EMCA.
All members are accepting that their procedures are closely related to next basic approaches of Integrated Mosquito Management Programs (IMMP) which are strongly supported by EMCA:
Freely selectable categories of membership
Student members is selectable for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in an accredited university. Students have to present the status documents at the time of application and at each renewal date.Student members shall pay annual dues proposed by the Board and approved by the AGM. They are entitled to serve on committees, propose motions, vote in EMCA elections and participate at officially called business meetings.
Regular member shall pay annual dues as set forth by the Board. They shall participate regularly in the activities of the association and contribute to its life and to the realisation of its goals. Each regular member shall have one vote at the General Meetings.
Sustaining members are all people contributing financially to the objectives of the association by paying annual dues established by the Board. The sustaining members get a special logo which highlights or ultimate goal of an Integrated Control approach. Every sustaining member can declare 3 names that will enjoy all EMCA privileges (except from voting; one sustaining member has only one vote in EMCA elections).
There are 3 categories of sustaining members:
Names of sustaining members are listed annually in the publications of the association. Sustaining members have the same rights and privileges as regular members.
Not freely selectable category of membership
New members are admitted by the General Meeting according to the proposal of the Board.
The amount of annual dues for each category of members is set yearly by proposal of the Board and approval by General Meeting.
Annual dues for 2022:
Student members: € 40,-
Regular members: € 80,-
Sustaining members: € 250,-
Exemption of dues is possible in case of financial problem. Please contact EMCA office (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Proxy Vote (only for active members)
According to our bylaws: "In case a member of the EMCA is unable to attend a meeting, she or he may give written delegation (per e-mail to email@example.com) of his voting privileges to another member of the EMCA. No member shall receive more than two proxies."