Accreditation: In the case of a member: official recognition of a member in the class to which he belongs within the Association. In the case of a delegate: official recognition by a member of his representative to the Association.
Administrator: All persons elected or appointed to the Board of Directors of the AQIE.
Affiliation: In the case of a member: see accreditation. In the case of AQIE: the link between AQIE and ACE / SAC.
Class: Designates the different types of members according to their activities. There are four classes of members at AQIE
Code of ethics: Rules of conduct respecting Quebec sign makers who are members of the AQIE.
Council: Designates the Board of Directors of AQIE. (IT)
Contravenant: Any natural or legal person alleged to have violated the AQIE's status, regulations or policies.
Membership Fees: Membership fees or annual renewal fees paid by a member to the Association. It is established by the Board of Directors.
Regular Mail: Refers to all items sent by mail, fax or e-mail.
Recommended Mail: Refers to any shipment requiring valid proof of receipt.
Delegate: An individual who, by delegation of authority, represents the interests of a member.
Sign maker: Any person or company engaged in the design, manufacture, installation, sale and repair of signs or who provides products or services in connection with the sign industry.
Exercise: For the AQIE, period of activity that extends from 1 January to 31 December. Also called "fiscal year".
Expulsion: Exclusion of a member of the Association.
Credentials: A document attesting to the delegation of authority to a person by a member.
Members: With the exception of honorary members in respect of the membership fee, means the following individuals or legal entities who have paid membership dues to the Association:
Suppliers of the field of the sign
Users of products in the field of the sign
Associations or professional bodies
Professionals or consultants
Officers: Designates the president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer of a corporation.
Complainant: Refers to a natural or legal person who files a complaint.
Cancellation: Deletes a member from the membership table.
Registered office: Designates the place where the Association is established according to a resolution of the Board of Directors. Main address of a member.
Suspension: Temporary termination of membership.