A. Staff executives of national scientific and engineering societies are eligible for membership in CESSE if the individual member society 1) exists to fulfill a scientific or engineering purpose or to serve the needs of a scientific or engineering audience; AND 2) has a non-profit status; AND 3) has a membership of at least 100 persons; AND 4) demonstrates one or more of the following: a) has a peer-reviewed journal OR b) holds regularly scheduled professional or technical meetings OR c) produces standards OR d) offers continuing education
B. Staff executives of federations of such societies as described in Paragraph A with similar purposes are also eligible for membership.
C. Staff executives of scientific and engineering societies operating at less than a national scope, but which are not merely local or regional subgroups of national organizations, and which otherwise are as described in Paragraph A, also are eligible for CESSE membership.
Eligible staff of federations of such societies and eligible staff of such societies operating at less than a national scope, but which are not local or regional subgroups of national organizations, are eligible for CESSE membership. CEOs and staff of societies who are employed by an association management company or similar entity are not eligible for membership.
Dues for 2017-2018 are $100 for the CEO and $50 for each additional staff person who joins.