RI Contributing Membership
AOAC created a non-voting membership category, Contributing Member, for the AOAC Research Institute. According to the Research Institute bylaws, Contributing Member Organizations can be any government agency, institutions of higher learning, and any private sector industry or business with an interest in supporting and furthering the purpose of the Research Institute. The AOAC Research Institute Board of Directors establishes a fixed fee for annual membership dues. The AOAC Research Institute Advisory Council is comprised of representatives of the Contributing Member organizations in good standing.