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Eligibility and Fees


We offer membership options for practicing and non-practicing genetic counsellors, genetic nurses, genetic counselling students, and other professionals interested in genetic counselling.
 

Full members  $125
  • Have a diploma, Master’s or PhD from a genetic counselling program, OR
  • Are a Registered Nurse or has a degree in a related field and has at least one year of recent experience providing genetic counselling
  • Do not need to be certified by the CAGC
  • Can vote, serve on the Board of Directors, and serve as chairs of committees
Associate members   $125
  • Applicants whose interests focus on genetic counselling but who are not eligible for or do not desire full membership or student membership
  • This may include physicians and other health care providers
  • May not vote, serve on the Board of Directors, or serve as chairs of committees
Student members   $25
  • Students in a post-secondary institution
  • May not vote or serve as chairs of committees
Emeritus members   $50
  • Members who have paid full CAGC membership dues for a minimum of ten years (need not be consecutive) AND
  • Are no longer employed as genetic counsellors
  • May not vote, serve on the Board of Directors, or serve as chairs of committees
Membership renewal occurs on July 1st of each year. Members will be able to renew at a rate of $100 (subject to change with BOD approval). Late fees will apply - currently the renewal time period for this reduced fee is under review and we will post the updated information when it becomes available. There will be no prorated dues.

 
To join or renew your membership, click here .
 
For more details, or if you are unsure if you qualify for membership, please contact the CAGC head office (CAGCOffice@cagc-accg.ca).