Membership

There shall be five (5) categories of membership of KNSS, namely:

  1. Ordinary Membership
  2. Associate Membership
  3. Corporate Membership
  4. Student Membership, and
  5. Honorary Membership

 (a) Ordinary Membership

The voting membership will comprise ordinary members as follows:

  1. Any person with a Bachelors degree in Statistics (Biostatics, Biometrics inclusive) from a recognized institution shall be eligible for ordinary membership of KNSS and shall, subject to the approval of the Executive committee on payment of membership fee of Ksh. 1,000 when joining and payment of an annual subscription of Ksh. 1,000, or
  2. Any person with a Bachelors degree in Mathematics and a postgraduate qualification in Statistics from a recognized institution shall be eligible for ordinary membership of KNSS and shall, subject to the approval of the Executive committee on payment of membership fee of Ksh. 1,000 when joining and payment of an annual subscription Ksh. 1,000, or
  • Any person with a Masters in Statistics after a diploma in Statistics from a recognized institution shall be eligible for ordinary membership of KNSS and shall, subject to the approval of the Executive committee on payment of membership fee of Ksh. 1,000 when joining and payment of an annual subscription of Ksh. 1,000, or
  1. All users of Statistics from registered user agencies upon approval by the Executive committee and confirmation at a (special) general meeting. They will be entitled to a payment of membership fee of Ksh. 1,000 when joining and payment of an annual subscription of Ksh. 1,000.

(b) Associate Membership

Any person/group that does not qualify to be an Ordinary Member but is interested in the activities of KNSS may be recommended by any Ordinary Member to the Executive Committee for Associate Membership. The membership shall become effective with the approval of the General meeting. Associate members shall pay an entry fee of Ksh. 1,000 for associate membership and an annual subscription fee of Ksh. 500. Associate members shall have no voting rights.

(c) Corporate Membership

Any organization collecting or using Statistics and any Statistical club, Society or Association of a recognized school or institution are eligible for membership subject to vetting and approval by KNSS’s Executive committee, and upon payment of membership of Ksh. 10,000 and annual subscription fee of Ksh. 5,000. Corporate members shall have no voting rights.

(d) Honorary Membership

Any person/group, whose former or current statistical activities merit it, may be recommended by any Ordinary Member of KNSS for Honorary Membership, with approval of the Executive committee. An honorary member shall be exempted from payment of annual subscription and membership fees. Honorary members shall have no voting rights.

(e) Student Membership

Post-graduate students in Kenya and abroad that are specializing in Statistics. Student membership is open upon payment of entry fee of Ksh. 200 and annual subscription fee of Ksh. 150. Student membership shall have no voting rights.