Professional Membership in the Society shall be available to those individuals who are actively employed in or by healthcare-related facilities (those that provide patient care), and who have responsibility in healthcare facility operations (e.g., facilities management, plant engineering, design/construction, security, safety, clinical engineering, and telecommunications). Professional Active Members may vote, hold office, may be nominated to serve on the Society Board of Directors and serve on committees.
Associate Membership in the Society shall be available to those individuals or representatives that provide professional, technical and consulting services or sell products or services to Professional Members, but whose employers are not healthcare providers (providing patient care). Qualifying members include planners, consultants, architects, interior designers, consulting engineers, manufacturers, vendors, and sellers of contracted services. Associate Members may vote, serve on committees, may be nominated to serve on the Society Board of Directors and may not hold office other then as Treasurer (unless to fill vacancy as interim).
Retired Membership shall be available to Professional Active Members who have fully retired and still desire to belong to the Society. Retired Members may vote, and serve on committees, may be nominated to serve on the Society Board of Directors but may not hold office (unless to fill vacancy as interim).
Educator/Student Membership shall be available to educators or college students teaching or taking course work related to any discipline represented by the Society (Professional & Associate Members excluded). Educator/Student Members may serve on committees, but may not vote or hold office.