NMSRDA By-Laws: Article X: Section E: Life Members -Dancers who have reached the age of seventy (70) years and who have held membership in NMSRDA for five (5) continuous years may be voted life memberships in NMSRDA by the District in which their home club is located.  Such membership and the cost of the special badge identifying these life members shall be borne by the respective Districts. The Chairman and Secretary of the District involved shall certify qualifications of dancers nominated by their home clubs for life membership.