Article I: Membership
Project Employee Recreation Association (PERA) Club eligibility for
participation in the SRPGA:
- To participate in the SRPGA, an individual must
be a PERA Club member or have PERA Club privileges approved in
accordance with the Articles and Bylaws of the Salt River Project
Employees' Recreational Association, Incorporated, as well as meet any
specific criteria set forth by the SRPGA as provided for in the SRPGA
- Criteria for PERA Club Membership:
To be eligible for a PERA Club membership, an individual must qualify as
one of the following:
b.l Be an SRP employee
on SRP payroll.
b.2 Be an SRP Board or Council
b.3 Be an officially retired
b.4 Have PERA privileges
approved by the PERA Club Board.
- Criteria for Privileges through a PERA Club
The immediate family members of the PERA Club member (member as defined
in Article I, Section 1.d) are eligible to participate as regular voting
members in the SRPGA. The SRPGA is responsible for verifying the
membership status of a PERA member or his/her immediate family with the
PERA Club office.
- Definition of Immediate Family Member:
The immediate family of a PERA Club member will mean his or her spouse
and unmarried children residing (eating, sleeping, living) within the
same residence of the PERA Club member.
- Criteria for Social Membership:
Parents, sisters, brothers, grandchildren and other relatives, as well
as persons unrelated to the PERA Club member, are eligible for social
membership status in the SRPGA. Social members are allowed if the
sponsoring PERA Club member is active and remains active in the SRPGA.
Social members will have an SRPGA status of "social" and not as
"regular" members. Social membership cannot exceed a ratio of 25% of the
SRPGA membership roll.
- Criteria for Guest Participation:
The SRPGA defines a guest as any participant who is not a regular or
social member. The SRPGA may allow guest participation in regular
monthly tournaments as provided for in any given event under the
guidelines of SRPGA Policy #3. With the exception of the Spring and Fall
special tournaments, guests may not displace participation of any
regular or social member.
- SRPGA Membership Definitions:
Regular Member - Eligibility for membership is defined herein.
The SRPGA defines a "regular" member as a PERA Club member who has
joined the SRPGA and whose SRPGA membership dues are current. Regular
members will enjoy all privileges of the SRPGA, as well as the right to
run for office and vote on all SRPGA activities as provided for in the
Constitution and Bylaws.
Social Member - Those eligible are as defined herein. The SRPGA
defines a "social" member as a non-PERA Club member whose SRPGA
membership is sponsored by a regular member of the SRPGA. Social members
will enjoy all privileges of the SRPGA, including the right to serve on
the Board of Directors and vote on all SRPGA activities, as provided for
in the Constitution and Bylaws. No more than 25% of the sitting Board
can be social members, and a social board member may not serve as an
Senior Member - Those eligible are as defined herein. The SRPGA
defines a "senior" member as a regular member
who has reached the age of 62 prior to January 1 of the current year.
Social members cannot be senior members.
minimum age for membership or participation in the activities of the SRPGA
will be 14 years of age. This requirement can be waived on an individual
basis by special review and vote of the SRPGA Board of Directors.
Membership dues are non-refundable.
Membership in the SRPGA is non-transferable.
If you have questions, contact
Wes Knuth, SRPGA Secretary.