Branson West Municipal Court
P.O. Box 2229
Branson West, MO 65737
The membership of this association shall be open to any person who is actively engaged in a field related to court administration.
There shall be five (5) classes of membership:
Any person serving as clerk of the court, court administrator, or other recognized title or assistants to the administrative title, may become an active member upon the payment of dues. Active members may vote, hold office and serve on committees.
Associate membership may be granted to any person engaged in an allied field and related to the work of the Court and its administration, upon the payment of dues. A clerk serving his/her court or another court in a judicial role would be in this membership classification. Associate members shall not hold office and shall not vote, but they may serve on a committee, in an advisory capacity, upon the approval of the majority of the Executive Board.
Any person in a field related to the judicial system that the organization wishes to recognize for outstanding achievements may become a member in this class. A person may be nominated for this class of membership by an Active member of the association. The names of proposed honorary members shall be presented to the Executive Board for screening. Upon approval by the Executive Board, the slate of nominated individuals shall be presented to the membership at the annual meeting for voting purposes. Honorary members may not vote, shall not hold office and shall not pay dues. They may serve on committees, in an advisory capacity, upon the approval of the majority of the Executive Board.
Any person serving as a clerk/assistant to the prosecuting attorney may become a member upon the payment of dues. Prosecutor clerk/assistant members shall be eligible to hold office as the Prosecutor Clerk Representative shall be eligible to vote on association matters and shall be eligible to serve on committees.
Upon retirement from the judicial system, any active member in good standing is eligible for this class of membership upon the payment of annual dues. Retired members may serve on a committee and may vote, but they shall not hold office.
No member may be elected to office unless the current year’s dues are paid on or before March 15. No member may cast a vote at the Annual Meeting unless the current year’s dues are paid on or before March 15.
In case of resignation or separation from the Court, or any other changes in position, membership in the Association may be retained upon approval of the Executive Board and payment of appropriate dues.