An active employee of AT&T shall be eligible for membership as an Active Member. This person will be a member of a local chapter and in good standing per the local chapter by-laws.
This category is open to former employees of AT&T (resigned, terminated, or surplused) and retirees that reside in the geographical area of a local chapter, or in reasonably close proximity to said chapter, so long as they do not work for a competitor or engage in a competing business in any fashion. The Associate Member will also maintain membership with a local chapter and be a member in good standing per the local chapter by-laws.
- Associate Members may not hold a national, regional or local office and are not eligible to vote on national or regional issues, but they may chair and participate on local committees and vote on local issues.
- Associate Members are excluded from having access to any company proprietary information that is shared with Active Members in connection with any joint company and/or The NETwork projects or initiatives.
An active employee who works virtually or a retired employee of AT&T who is not currently employed by a competitor of AT&T shall be eligible for membership as an At-Large Member if their work location, or residence for a retiree, is not within a geographic jurisdiction of an established chapter.