From the BY-LAWS:
ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP: Active Members of the association shall consist of trained spiritual directors who are currently engaged in the ministry of spiritual direction and pay dues on an annual basis. The amount of the dues shall be set by a vote of the membership at the association’s Annual Meeting. Only active members will have voting privileges in matters of the association.
ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP: Associate Members of the association shall consist of:
- Trained spiritual directors who are retired from active ministry but wish to continue receiving communications from LASD and/or wish to continue attending the Annual LASD Conference.
- Persons who are presently in training in a recognized spiritual directors training program and who wish to receive communications from LASD and/or wish to attend the Annual LASD Conference.
- Persons who are involved in professions related to pastoral care and have an interest in learning more about the ministry of spiritual direction, who wish to receive communications from LASD, and/or wish to attend the Annual LASD Conference. The amount of dues for Associate Members is the same as that of Active Members.