Membership for retired or inactive heritage professionals

A retired CAHP member is a heritage professional who is retired from their career in heritage conservation.

  • Use of ‘CAHP-Retired’ designation after your name
  • Sit on CAHP committees
  • Attend the Annual General Meeting, workshops, and other social events
  • Receive information about industry conference and workshops
  • Receive our e-newsletter
  • Eligible for preferential registration fees at the CAHP-National Trust for Canada conference
  • Keep up-to-date with information about heritage conservation issues

The Professional directory and the CAHP designation are reserved for Professional Members only. Retired members are not displayed in the directory and are not permitted to use the CAHP designation after their name, except when identified as CAHP-Retired. Retired members are not eligible to be elected to the Board of Directors, sit on a committee, or vote.

To qualify, Retired Members must: 

  • May have been a professional member of CAHP and are wishing to shift to the Retired category
  • Have worked in a heritage conservation role in the past, but are not currently in practice
  • No longer be currently employed or consulting in the heritage field

You are obligated to inform CAHP if you return to work in the heritage field after you receive retired membership. Failure to do so will result in review by the Code of Ethics Committee and the Board of Directors.

To apply to become a retired or inactive member, you are required to:

After successful review of your application, retired members are required to pay an annual membership fee of $50.

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