Privileges of Membership

 There are several categories of Membership.

EWRS Ordinary, Student, and Senior Members are entitled to:

  • Attend and vote at the General Assembly thereby participating in policy making for the Society and its activities.
  • Participate in the affairs of the Society and where appropriate to become member of the Board and other committees. Officers of the Society must be resident in Europe.
  • Elect the Vice-President, the Secretary, the Treasurer, and the Scientific Secretary.
  • Elect National Representatives for their own country.
  • Receive the audited report of the Society's finances presented by the Board and approved by the General Assembly.
  • Submit proposals to the Board and/or the General Assembly.
  • Receive and comment on reports on the activities of the Society and its Committees.
  • Receive the Newsletter and other information relevant to the aims of the Society.
  • Receive a personal copy of the Society's journal WEED RESEARCH free of charge or at a reduced price, as decided by the Board annually*.
  • Attend at reduced charges events organised by the Society and to have priority where there is a restricted attendance.

EWRS Honorary Members:

  • Are exempt from membership dues.
  • Have all the privileges of the Ordinary members

Sustaining Members

Sustaining Members must nominate a representative in the case of an organization. The Sustaining Member or its representative is entitled to:

  • Participate in the affairs of the Society.
  • Attend and vote at the General Assembly thereby participating in policy making for the Society and its activities.
  • Elect the Vice-President, the Secretary, the Treasurer, and the Scientific Secretary.
  • Elect National Representatives for their own country.
  • Receive the audited report of the Society's finances presented by the Board and approved by the General Assembly.
  • Submit proposals to the Board and/or the General Assembly.
  • Receive and comment on reports on the activities of the Society and its Committees.
  • Receive the Newsletter and other information relevant to the aims of the Society.
  • Receive a personal copy of the Society's journal WEED RESEARCH free of charge or at a reduced price, as decided by the Board annually*.

Affiliated Member Organizations are entitled to:

  • Nominate a representative to attend the General Assembly who shall not be eligible to vote.
  • Participate in the affairs of the Society.
  • Submit proposals to the Board and/or the General Assembly.
  • Receive and comment on reports on the activities of the Society and its Committees.
  • Receive the Newsletter and other information relevant to the aims of the Society.
  • Receive a personal copy of the Society's journal WEED RESEARCH free of charge or at a reduced price, as decided by the Board annually*.

* This benefit applies to individual members and the copies are for personal use only - libraries and institutions should contact Wiley-Blackwell Science to negotiate a rate for their organization by clicking this link to Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.