(a) Any person who holds a certificate as a certified public accountant duly issued and under authority of the Nebraska State Board of Public Accountancy, or by and under the authority of some similar Board of any other State or Territory, or of the District of Columbia, shall be eligible to election to membership in this Society as an active member.
(b) Any active member of the Society residing in another state may become a non-resident member upon written application approved by the Board of Directors.
(c) Honorary Members - The Board of Directors, from time to time, may designate qualified retirees as lifetime Honorary Members. To be eligible for nomination as an Honorary Member, a present or former member of the Society must have been a past President or Chairman of the Board or the recipient of the Society's Public Service Award, Distinguished Service to the Profession Award, Outstanding CPA in Business and Industry Award or Outstanding Accounting Educator Award. Annual membership dues will be waived for Honorary Members.