Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Institute for Regulatory Policy Studies. The Institute plays a unique role in serving the regulatory community through communication, education and research of Illinois and Midwest public policy issues. We would like to partner with you to further these goals by having your institution become a member of the Institute.
We would be happy to send a formal letter of invitation and brochure if you are interested in pursuing this further. You may contact David Loomis, Executive Director, at 309-438-7979 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are three types of membership: Full Membership, Associate Membership, and Government Membership. The privileges and fees for each type of membership are outlined below.
Full Membership is open to electricity, natural gas, and telecommunications companies, consumer and industry user groups, and government agencies. Full Members receive a seat on the Board of Advisors and on all committees and are eligible to receive an Institute-paid summer intern. Annual membership fees for Full Members are $7,500, payable to the Illinois State University Foundation on the first of July in each year.
In order to qualify for Associate Member status, an organization must meet at least one of the following criteria.
Associate members receive the same benefits as Full Members with the following exceptions/clarifications.
Annual membership fees for Associate Members are $3,000, payable to the Illinois State University Foundation on the first of July in each year.
Government membership is limited to the Illinois Commerce Commission and the Senate of the State of Illinois. Government Members shall each be entitled to a seat on the Board of Advisors and the Illinois Commerce Commission shall have a representative on all committees. Committee representatives shall be nominated by the Executive Director in consultation with the Chairperson of the Illinois Commerce Commission. Government Members are not eligible to receive an Institute-paid summer intern and do not pay any annual membership fees.