Membership Types

MRT Member

Full Practising Member

A Full Practising Member is any person who has passed the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists examination as a Medical Radiation Technologist who either resides or is employed in Manitoba and who receives remuneration by virtue of their status as a registered Medical Radiation Technologist. Full Practising Members must pay current MAMRT and CAMRT full practising dues, PLI, and applicable fees. A Full Practising member is entitled to all privileges and responsibilities of membership in the MAMRT, including the right to vote at meetings of the members of the MAMRT.

Non-Practising Member

A Non-Practising Member is a person who has passed the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists examination, who either resides or is employed in Manitoba, but who does not receive remuneration by virtue of their status as a Medical Radiation Technologist. Non-Practising Members must pay current MAMRT and CAMRT non-practising dues and applicable fees. Non-Practicing Members may receive current literature of the MAMRT and may attend and participate in all meetings of the members of the MAMRT, but shall not be entitled to vote at such meetings. Non-Practising Members may hold office on the Board of Directors or serve on any Standing, Special or Ad Hoc committees of the MAMRT.

Readmission of Full Practising or Non-Practising Member

Any person who has resigned or allowed their membership to lapse may be reinstated as a Full Practising or a Non-Practising Member provided they satisfy the following criteria;

If the period since the resignation or lapse of membership absence has been:

  1. Less Than 5 Years: Members must meet all of the conditions of the category of membership, Full Practising or Non-Practising, for which reinstatement is sought, pay current MAMRT and CAMRT dues, PLI, as applicable, and applicable fees. Such a member is also subject to additional fees upon reinstatement according to the policies and procedures of the MAMRT at the time of reinstatement.
  2. Greater Than 5 Years: Members must first upgrade their professional skills for re-entry to practice through the successful completion of an approved review program, following which the requirements as set out above under “Less Than 5 Years” shall apply. Currently, the approved review program for re-entry to practice is the NAIT Refresher Program.

Student Member

A Student Member is a person who is undergoing training in an accredited Medical Radiation Technology program in affiliation with the CAMRT, and who either resides or is attending training in Manitoba. Student Members may receive current literature of the MAMRT, and may attend and participate in all meetings of the members of the MAMRT, but shall not be entitled to vote, nor hold office on the Board of Directors, or serve on any Standing committee of the MAMRT. They may be specifically appointed to a Special or Ad Hoc committee of the MAMRT, and the right to vote shall be limited to voting as a member of that committee. Student Members as such are not required to pay any dues. Student Members who are candidates for membership and who have successfully passed the CAMRT’s national certification examination shall pay an application fee and prorated Full Practising or Non-Practising Member dues, depending on whether they will be Full Practising or Non-Practising Members, for the year of application; provided however that all other conditions for Full Practicing or Non-Practicing Membership, as the case may be, have been met. The application fee shall be waived for Student Members who apply for either Full Practicing or Non-Practicing Membership prior to December 31 in the year of their graduation.

Honorary Members

An Honorary Member is a distinguished person related to the Medical Radiation Technology profession or former Full Practicing Medical Radiation Technologist who is nominated by a peer, and then elected to Honorary Member status by the Board of Directors. The election results can be announced at the next AGM, or at another time determined by the Board of Directors. Honorary Members may receive current literature of the MAMRT, and may attend and participate in all meetings of the members of the MAMRT, but shall not be entitled to vote, nor hold office on the Board of Directors, or serve on any Standing committee of the MAMRT. They may be specifically appointed to a Special or Ad Hoc committee of the MAMRT, and the right to vote shall be limited to voting as a member of that committee. An Honorary Member does not pay any dues.

Life Member

A Life Member is a Full Practicing or Non-Practicing Member who is nominated by a peer, and then elected to Life Member status by the Board of Directors, in recognition of their distinguished service to the profession and exemplary service to the Board of Directors. The election results can be announced at the next AGM, or at another time determined by the Board of Directors. Life Members must pay current CAMRT dues, PLI and MAF, as applicable. Life Members shall enjoy the same privileges as Full Practising or Non-Practising Members, as the case may be.

Resigned Member/Members Taking Leave

Resignation: Permanent Intention

A Member intending to leave practice on a permanent basis (workforce retirement / career change) may resign from membership at any time by providing written notice to the MAMRT. The effective date of the member’s resignation is the date on which the member’s notice is received, however, the member’s name will remain on the MAMRT membership roster until December 31 of the year in which the resignation is made. A member’s failure to provide the MAMRT with written notice to resign from membership by December 31 will result in a lapse of membership and will require, should readmission be sought, satisfaction of the Readmission criteria. Resigned Members are not eligible for any refund of MAMRT dues or fees, but may be eligible for a CAMRT refund.

Leave: Temporary Intention

A Full Practicing Member intending to leave practice on a temporary basis (parental / education leave) shall not resign, but may convert their membership to Non-Practising at any time by providing written notice to the MAMRT. Members converting from Full Practising to Non-Practising membership may do so at no charge, are not eligible for any refund of MAMRT dues or fees, but may be eligible for a CAMRT refund.

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