Policy for ASLI Supporters
The policy below details the terms and conditions for ASLI Supporters on behalf of The Board of Directors of the Association of Sign Language Interpreters, United Kingdom (ASLI).
There shall be two categories of support open to those who are not eligible to be Members of the Association:
1.1 Who may join ASLI as an Individual Supporter or Individual Supporter Plus?
Any individual who supports the aims and objectives of the Association, as laid out in the Articles of Association and the ASLI values statement.
1.2 Who may join as a Corporate Supporter?
Any organisation that supports the aims and objectives of the Association, as laid out in the Articles of Association and the ASLI values statement.
“To encourage good practice in sign language interpreting and to represent the interests and views of sign language interpreters and the sign language interpreting profession in the UK”
The Support shall be in the name of the organisation, not members of staff.
1.3 Any Supporter whose behaviour contravenes the aims and objectives of the Association may, at the discretion of The Board of Directors, have their Support revoked without reimbursement.
2 Benefits of Supporting
2.1 ASLI will make every effort to provide the following benefits of Supporting, however provision of all benefits are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed. Some of the following benefits for ASLI Supporters are dependent on the Supporter providing a functioning email address to ASLI.
2.1.1 Quarterly magazine Newsli
2.1.2 Reduced entrance fee to some ASLI events.
2.1.3 Access to the Deaf Interpreters’ Network (DIN) for Deaf Interpreters
2.1.4 Access to ASLI’s Professional Development training and events
2.1.5 Regular update on the work of ASLI via website and/or social media postings
2.1.6 Individual Supporters Plus will also have access to ASLI’s webinars
2.2 ASLI will make every effort to provide the following benefits of Supporting to Corporate Supporters, in addition to the benefits in 2.1, however, provision of all benefits is subject to change and cannot be guaranteed:
2.2.1 Reduced rates for inserts into publications
2.2.2 Reduced advertising rates in ASLI publications
2.2.3 One member of staff of the Supporting organisation is entitled to a discount on training and conferences organised by ASLI.
2.3 Voting rights – Supporters are not entitled to a vote at general meetings, regional meetings or via e-voting.
2.4 Use of logo – Supporters are not entitled to use the ASLI logo; Corporate Supporters may advertise themselves as “ASLI Corporate Supporters”