Committee Policy

Last updated 11/12/20 by the Steering Committee

  1. Subsidiary Bodies
    1. Committees will be subsidiary bodies.
      1. Committees will have a name, purpose, and regular meeting schedule.
      2. Committees will be composed of a finite set of at least 3 members.
      3. Committees will make decisions by majority vote and need a majority of members present for a quorum.
      4. Committees will report to General Meetings and communicate with the Steering Committee between General Meetings.
      5. Committee decisions will be subject to review or reversal by General Meetings and the Steering Committee.
      6. Committees will record all official meetings in writing and provide those minutes to the Recording Secretary.
      7. Campaign Committees will be tasked with organizing a broader group of people around a campaign or goal.
      8. Campaign Committees will track meeting attendance by members.
    2. Subsidiary bodies will identify themselves as agents of the Chapter and may use the Chapter name and logo.
    3. Subsidiary bodies will require approval from the two Co-Chairs or from the Steering Committee before acting with outside organizations, such as by cosponsoring events or statements.
  2. Affiliates
    1. Affiliates will be groups that are formally recognized by the Chapter without being subsidiary bodies.
    2. Caucuses may be affiliates.
      1. Caucuses will be groups organized around a common interest or identity.
      2. Political or ideological caucuses will not be affiliates.
    3. Affiliates may use the Chapter name and logo for identification purposes, but may not identify themselves as agents of the Chapter.