ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP. Any person, law firm or corporation engaged in the business of insuring titles to real property in the State of Tennessee is eligible for Active Membership in the Association if such person, law firm or corporation in a degree sufficient to adequately protect the public served:
(1) is directly and primarily engaged in the business of land title evidencing as a title insurer or issuing-agent for title insurance;
(2) is licensed by or qualified in the State of Tennessee to engage in such business;
(3) if a title insurer is not engaged in any class of insurance other than title insurance;
(4) shall agree to be covered by the constitution and By-Laws of this association.
ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP. (i) Any person, law firm or corporation which is not otherwise qualified to be an active member (ii) counsel for or officers or employees of or principals in major users of the products and services of members of this Association, and attorneys engaged in the active practice of law in the State of Tennessee are eligible for Associate Membership in the Association.
HONORARY MEMBERSHIP. Those individuals so designated by the Board of Directors for the performance of distinguished and meritorious service to this Association or to the science of land title evidencing shall be Honorary Members.