New York Correction History Society
Individual membership in the society shall be open to --
1. At all correctional agencies throughout the City and State:
-- current and former employees,
-- their families' interested members,
-- the officers and employees of their agencies' recognized unions,
-- current and former officials and employees of their agencies' oversight boards or commissions,
-- current and former employees of their agencies' contract service providers,
-- their agencies' recognized volunteers, and
-- members of their agencies' community and youth outreach programs (for example: Explorer Scout Posts).
2. At accredited colleges, universities and technical institutes throughout the City and State:
-- professors and instructors in correctional subjects, and
-- students pursuing correctional studies.
3. Specialists --
-- judges who monitor or have monitored correctional agencies, those judges' staffs and others assisting in those monitorings;
-- members and staffs of legislative committees whose mandate specifically includes correctional issues;
-- journalists who regularly cover correction-related news.
-- officials and full-time employees of community-based organizations engaged in post-release rehabilitative and support programs for former inmates of correctional agencies that enter into working relationships with the society.
4. Individuals whose current or past correction-related activities and/or whose services to the society warrant membership, in the judgment of the society's Membership Committee.
The annual meeting of the society shall be held in April.