Associate Members are maritime safety training providers or organizations whose business is related to the field of maritime safety and survival training and education and which do not meet or yet meet the criteria for Full Membership of the Association. An organization wishing to become a member of the IASST shall submit a completed signed application form for Associate Membership complete with supporting documentation to the Membership Director. The application will be reviewed by the IASST director responsible for membership, who will provide recommendation to the IASST directors for their consideration. If the application is complete with all necessary support documentation and approved by the directors, the applicant will be accepted as an Associate Member, subject to the receipt of membership fees. The Chairman or director responsible for membership will report the addition of any new Associate Members to the members at the International Meeting following the application approval.