Membership is open to anyone committed to the vision and mission of the alliance and willing to engage in thoughtful collaboration with other members around the research priorities.

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Eligibility for membership

Application for membership shall be open to any individual, group, or formal organization that supports the vision and mission of the alliance.

Membership fees

The Executive Committee may choose to assess membership fees, but initially, no membership fees will be charged.


The Alliance will provide the following benefits to members:

  • Increased access to information and expertise relative to the research priorities
  • Increased efficiency and effectiveness in work in support of the Alliance’s purpose
  • Increased visibility of issues, best practices, and underrepresented groups
  • Increased reach and impact of research on the priorities
  • Solidarity and support, reduced isolation
  • Increased credibility

The Executive Committee has the authority to offer, change, or remove any of these membership benefits.

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Membership resignation and termination

Any member may resign by filing a written resignation with the Chair of the Alliance. Membership may be terminated by decision of the Executive Committee.