Purpose and Size
Each committee will have a clearly stated purpose, including responsibilities, tasks, and term prior to beginning any work or meeting. Standing committees may have as few as 5 members and no more than 20.
- Committees may engage only in activities that are compatible with the goals, purposes, and practices of ADAA.
- Committees may develop policy or position statements for the ADAA Board of Directors to review, approve, and distribute. Policy or position statements must include the organization’s full name and logo and have approval of the Board of Directors prior to distribution.
- Committees pursuing professional or public education and outreach must present a plan of action before activities begin. The organization’s name and logo must be clearly represented on all materials. Request for funds to complete proposed activities should be included in the action plan.
- All activities of ADAA committees are performed on behalf of the organization and require Board of Directors’ knowledge and approval.
- Committees must complete an annual report that includes meetings or calls, list of members, and accomplishments.
- Committees cannot obligate any funds on behalf of ADAA.
- Activities of committees are done in coordination with assigned ADAA staff. Minutes from calls and meetings should be filed with staff.
A committee will outline