4.2.1. Honourary Member

About this category:
  • For speech-language pathologists and audiologists who are no longer active in their practice (example: retired).
  • These members cannot use the protected titles of their profession.
  • These members will receive ACSLPA communications.
To be a member under this category, you must:
  • Have been a member in good standing of the Speech, Language and Hearing Association of Alberta (SHAA) prior to 2002 and/or, of ACSLPA for a minimum of 25 years, or
  • Have been approved by Council, after applying in writing and based on your contributions to ACSLPA or to the practice of speech-language pathology or audiology.

NOTE: Remember that under the Health Professions Act (HPA), it is against the law to work or volunteer as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist in Alberta without being registered with ACSLPA and holding a current Practice Permit. Any member in a non-regulated membership category may move to the Registered Member category during the membership year by:

  1. submitting the required fees,
  2. submitting an Application to Resume Active Practice Form, and
  3. meeting all the requirements described above when re-applying for Registered Member status.