The Arkansas Natural Sky Association is an Arkansas Unicorporated Nonprofit Association and a designated chapter of the International Dark Sky Association (IDA).
Any member of the public is free to take part in the Association’s activities, so long as their purpose is to support the Associations mission. However, only IDA dues paying members have a formal right to vote on Association officers and business. The Association is governed by a Steering Committee who operate pursuant to it By-Laws.
(Under Arkansas law an Unicorporated Nonprofit Association is a legal entity separate and apart from its members who, along with its officers, enjoy the same immunity from its actions as officers and stockholders in a corporation. A.C.A §4-28-500 et. Seq.)