Article IX: Committees

Section 1: Appointment of Committees

Standing Committees, as specified in the By-laws, shall be appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the National Council. Each standing Committee shall present a report of its activities at the General Business Meeting.

Section 2: Chartered Committees

Chartered Committees, as specified in the By-laws, shall be created for special, on-going activities by approval of a specific Charter by the Association's voting members by mail ballot. Size of these Committees, selection of members, and duties and responsibilities shall be delineated within the approval Charter. Each Chartered Committee shall present a report of its activities at the General Business Meeting.

Section 3: Nominating Committee

A Nominating Committee shall be elected by voting members by mail ballot, and shall submit a list of nominees for all elected offices not later than thirty days prior to the General Business Meeting preceding an election.

Section 4: Special Committees

Special Committees may be established as needed, and shall be appointed by the President.