Join GERA

Membership Options
2016-2017 Calendar Year
 
Banker
 
Bankers are those corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships or natural persons who are named as a bank sponsor, bank co-sponsor, ILF program sponsor, or ILF site-specific partner for any active mitigation banks, ILF Programs, or ILF site-specific projects in Georgia, or who meet the definition of a bank sponsor, bank co-sponsor, ILF program sponsor, or ILF site-specific partner for any active mitigation banks, ILF Programs, or ILF site-specific projects in Georgia as defined by the Savannah District, US Army Corps of Engineers, Draft Guidelines to Establish and Operate Mitigation Banks in Georgia (2010, Section 6.1.1-6.1.2), as amended, or the Savannah District, US Army Corps of Engineers, Guidelines to Establish and Operate In-Lieu Fee Programs in Georgia (2011, Section B), as amended. NOTE: Bankers with only pending banks pay GERA dues at a flat rate of $300 and have voting privileges equivalent with that level of dues (1 vote). Once a Banker has one or more active banks, they are considered a regular Banker and only pay dues based on the number of active banks they own.
*Banker votes are weighted based on number of Banks represented, i.e. 2 Banks = 2 Votes
Initiation Fee: $0
Annual Dues: $300 per bank
Votes: 1 per bank represented
 
Non-Banker
 
Non-Bankers are those corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, or natural persons who practicve privately in the mitigation banking field that do not meet the definition of a Banker (i.e. consultants, accountants, attorneys, appraisers, engineers, surveyors, mitigation contractors, financial institutions, etc.)

Initiation Fee:$0
Annual Dues: $200
Votes: 0
 
Non Profits
 
Non Profits are those individuals or organizations who serve as directors, officers, trustees, or fiduciaries in non-profit organizations such as land trusts.
 
Initiation Fee: $0
Annual Dues: $0
Votes: 0
 
Friends in Government
 
Friends of Government are those individuals or organizations who are employees of govermental agencies such as the USACE, EPA, FWS, GA EPD, State of Georgia, Counties, Cities, etc.
 
Initiation Fee: $0
Annual Dues: $0
Votes: 0
 
Students
 
Students are those individuals who are currently enrolled at any high school, college, or university and are interested in the environmental restoration industry.
 
Initiation Fee: $0
Annual Dues: $20
Votes: 0
 
*Organizations with multiple individuals involved in the organization do not receive additional voting rights. In other words, each organization receives undivided votes on each issue.
 
The $500 Initiation Fee has been waved for the 2016-2017 Calendar Year.

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