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PIEP Membership Policies

The following are the PIEP member policies.

  1. Qualifications
    1. All registered and licensed Environmental Planners whose names appear in the Registry of Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) are automatically members of the PIEP and shall continue to be one except in the following:
      1. Those who are deceased; and,
      2. Those members whose membership was terminated pursuant to the provisions of these By-laws.
  2. Registration
    1. Unless he has already previously registered with PIEP, every registered and licensed Environmental Planner heretofore admitted by the PRC shall register with the PIEP without delay.
    2. Every member of PIEP shall be entitled to a Certificate of Membership upon verification of his qualifications by the PIEP and upon payment of the required dues prescribed in these By-laws.
  3. Rights and Privileges
    Regular members

    Every regular member in good standing shall have full rights and privileges, including but not limited to the following:

    1. The right to vote in his Chapter, be elected as a member of the Electoral College and be voted upon;
    2. The privilege to print after his name the initials, "PIEP", representing "Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners";
    3. To be appointed as members of committees at all levels of the PIEP;
    4. To serve as Chapter delegates to national and local PIEP conventions and conferences;
    5. Subscribe to all publications and documents issued by the PIEP for information, assistance and guidance of its members;
    6. Participate in all activities of the general membership; and
    7. The right to receive the Certificate of Membership.
    Corporate members

    In the case of a corporate member, it shall have right to cast five votes at any meeting or election. Such right shall be exercised by the President and / or other duly authorized representatives of the corporation.

    Associate Members

    An associate member shall have the same rights as regular members, except for the right to vote and the privilege to be elected as officer or director of the institute.

PRC Environmental Planner Primer

Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Primer on Environmental Planning Profession