Advisory Council

Published by The MAPG

Section 1. Jurisdiction

 

The advisory function of this Association shall be vested in an Advisory Council. The Council shall have no executive authority, but shall report to the Executive Committee on all matters involving ethics and discipline referred to it. The Council shall conduct long-range planning and undertake the necessary studies and investigations in connection therewith. It shall report to the Executive Committee on all matters involving constitutional review referred to it. The Council shall recommend to the Executive Committee nominations for Association officers and also honors and awards. The Council shall review the organization of the Association and the standing committee structure of the Association. It shall also undertake any special projects wherein guidance is requested by the Executive Committee.

 

Section 2. Long-Range Planning

 

The Advisory Council shall serve as a functioning long-range planning body to review the Association's activities and recommend to the Executive Committee appropriate changes of programs and policies.

 

Section 3. Constitution Review

 

The Advisory Council shall constantly review the Constitution and Bylaws and recommend to the Executive Committee appropriate amendments to meet the changing needs of this Association.

 

Section 4. Nominations

 

The Advisory Council shall recommend candidates for Association officers as provided in these Bylaws.

 

Section 5. Honors and Awards

 

The Advisory Council shall recommend recipients for all honors and awards which may be established by the Executive Committee.

 

Section 6. Composition and Terms of Office

 

The members of the Advisory Council shall consist of the following:

 

1.   The past-presidents and

2.   Any Association member designated by the Executive Committee as a resource capable and willing to advise the Executive Committee

 

Section 7. Meetings

 

The Advisory Council shall meet at least once each year during the annual meeting of the Association, and shall submit annual reports to the Executive Committee.