Affiliate Members of the Consortium are those institutions, government departments, companies, corporations, universities, colleges, associations, or other entities involved in aerospace, space science, or space-related research, education, and/or outreach activities that meet the following conditions:
a. agree to the purposes and provisions of the WSGC Charter;
b. agree to and do provide sources of matching cash or in-kind support to the Consortium per annum that is fully accountable and auditable as being directed to the service of this Program, or combination thereof on a sliding scale based on number of students, annual grants, contracts, and/or sales, or annual receivables as approved by the Director and affirmed by the Advisory Council;
c. agree to and do provide membership dues at a minimum level of $100-$500 cash on a sliding scale based on number of students, annual grants, contracts, and/or sales, or annual receivables as approved by the Director and affirmed by the Advisory Council (organizations that are not permitted by federal, state or local statute to provide dues are exempted; waivers may be obtained on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Director); and
d. agree to and do participate actively and enthusiastically in the Consortium, in part by naming an Institutional Representative who will serve on the Advisory Council and coordinate all WSGC activities for the Affiliate Member institution, and by providing one or more experts for Technical Advisory Panels and do the work of those Panels.