Become A Member

Who we’re looking for…

PLEA actively seeks membership from individuals who:

  • support PLEA’s goals, programs and participants;
  • are willing to provide their perspectives and advice to the agency;
  • are current or former participants of one or more of PLEA’s programs and services;
  • are current or former volunteers of the agency;
  • are former employees of the agency;
  • live or work in the communities the agency serves; and/or
  • reflect the diverse communities that the agency serves.
Our expectations…

We expect our members to:

  • uphold the constitution and comply with the bylaws
  • support the organization’s goals, programs and participants;
  • help ensure organizational accountability by attending the AGM and other special general meetings that may be called;
  • elect the Board of Directors;
  • maintain the accuracy of her/his/their contact information;
  • encourage others to join and become involved in the agency;
  • receive, review, and, if acceptable, approve the agency’s membership fee schedule; and
  • suggest revisions to existing or the creation of new benefits for members.

You may also:

  • act in an ongoing or occasional advisory capacity;
  • run for election to be on the Board of Directors;
  • provide advice on a project and
  • donate to the agency.
In return…

Members of the agency receive the following benefits, which may change from time-to-time:

  • a copy of the agency’s annual report;
  • a regular newsletter featuring PLEA’s latest updates and stories;
  • advance invitations to special events;
  • reduced rates to attend PLEA’s ticketed (fundraising) events;
  • the ability to serve on PLEA’s Board of Directors, committees and working groups;
  • the ability to vote at the AGM, which includes electing members to the PLEA’s Board of Directors, receiving reports, and determining PLEA’s strategic directions; and
  • recognition in PLEA’s annual report, unless anonymity is preferred.
Sign me up!

To apply submit a completed application form to [email protected]. The membership fee is set at $0.

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