Article VII. Committees and Project Groups
1.1 The Board of
Directors shall establish such committees with such powers as they deem
necessary for the operation of the Association.
1.2 Except as further
provided by these bylaws, each committee shall consist of at least three
members of the Association, one of whom shall be the chair.
1.3 Committee chairs
and members shall be appointed by the PPAGS Chair, upon the advice and consent
of the Board of Directors. Committee chairs shall not serve more than two
consecutive one-year terms.
1.4 Committees shall
serve for the term of the PPAGS Chair, except as further provided by these
1.5 A committee may
not perform any function of the Executive Committee or Board but, subject to
the direction of the Executive Committee, may give advice and make
recommendations to the Executive Committee or Board without limitation.
1.6 Each committee
chair shall submit written reports to the PPAGS Committee as designated by the
Board of Directors.
1.7 Committees shall
be established or disbanded by a two-thirds majority vote of the Board of
2.1 A project group
is a time-limited, project-oriented working group which may be created by the
Board of Directors, in response either to a petition from at least 25
Association members or to an interest arising from the Board of Directors, to
work on a particular project within an area consistent with the Association’s goals.
2.2 The Board of
Directors shall establish procedures for the creation of project groups,
including the specification of what shall constitute, and be contained within,
a valid petition.
2.3 Project groups
may be created at any time for a period of up to one year, for the term of the
president, and may be reappointed each year by the Board of Directors.
2.4 Project group
chairs shall be appointed by the Board of Directors.
2.5 Each project
group chair shall submit an annual written report to the PPAGS Committee.
2.6 The Board of
Directors may, with a two-thirds vote, disband a project group.