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Structure of Committees  
A) 3 members appointed for 3 year staggered term 
(a member in the 3
rd
 year of the 3  
year term will serve as Chair) 
B) 1 member appointed by each Area Board Member for 1 year term and the 
designated Executive Board member liaison. 
C) Committee chairpersons appointed by the President with concurrence of the 
Executive Board.  
D) Committee members appointed by the Chairperson and/or President with 
concurrence of the Executive Board.  
Duties of Standing Committee Chairpersons  
Review the specific committee's responsibilities listed on the following pages or in the 
Chapter bylaws, strategic plan and annual plan.
  
 *In preparation for each meeting, (1) develop an agenda, (2) make meeting place 
arrangements, (3) notify members, and (4) appoint a recording secretary.  
*At each meeting, call to order, outline committee responsibilities, review agenda, 
then guide discussion such as to adequately analyze the problems and develop 
appropriate solutions. 
(Try to create and maintain a meeting environment that is informal, 
cooperative, and non threatening.)
  
*Prepare and submit committee recommendations to the Executive Board and/or 
President.  
*Upon Executive Board approval, provide for implementation of committee 
recommendations.  
*If deemed necessary and in concurrence with the Executive Board, appoint 
subcommittees, task forces, or individuals to help accomplish the committee's 
charge.  
*Prepare and submit goals/actions recommended by the committee to the Executive 
Board to include in the Chapter's annual plan of work.  
*Prepare and submit an annual budget for the committees planned activities as 
indicated in the plan of work by December 1
st
 each year. 
Duties of Other Committee Chairpersons
  
*For a committee created by the President and/or Executive Board, discuss with the 
President what is expected of the committee then see that those expectations are 
carried out.  
*With concurrence of the President, (1) contact identified members to determine 
their willingness to serve and (2) finalize the committee's membership.  
*In preparation for each meeting, (1) develop an agenda, (2) make meeting place 
arrangements, (3) notify members, and (4) appoint a recording secretary.  
*At each meeting, call to order, outline committee responsibilities, review agenda, 
then guide discussion such as to adequately analyze the problems and develop 
appropriate solutions. 
(Try to create and maintain a meeting environment that is informal, 
cooperative, and non threatening.)
  
*Prepare and submit committee recommendations to the Executive Board and/or 
President.  
*Upon Executive Board approval, provide for the implementation of committee 
recommendations.  
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