Section 5.8

APPOINTMENT PROCEDURES FOR BOARD COMMITTEES AND TASK FORCES

I. INTRODUCTION

Six standing committees reporting to the Board are provided for in the Society Bylaws: Finance, Strategic Planning, Nominating and Elections, Bylaws, Professional Conduct and Public Relations.

II. PROCEDURE

Task forces shall be recommended by the President and the Executive Committee and approved by the Board of Directors.
Standing committee appointments shall include the following members:

A. Bylaws Committee: (seven members)

  • Chaired by a recent Past Board Member
  • Three members of the Society who are knowledgeable about Bylaws and the Society's history
  • Bylaws Committee appointments are recommended by the President-Elect and approved by the Board of Directors
  • Ex-Officio:  President, President-Elect and Executive Director (without vote)

B. Finance Committee: (ten members)

  • Vice President-Finance as Chair;
  • One representative each from the four Councils with Council-level experience;
  • Two members-at-large;
  • Ex-Officio: President, President-Elect and Executive Director (without vote)

C. Strategic Planning Committee: (eight members)

  • Chaired by the President-Elect
  • The Council Vice Presidents
  • Ex-Officio: President, Vice President Finance; Executive Director (without vote)

D. Nominating and Elections Committee: (eight members)

  • Chaired by the most recently available Past President
  • One member recommended by each of the four Councils and approved by the Board of Directors
  • President-Elect
  • Ex-Officio: President and Executive Director (without vote)

E. Professional Conduct Committee: (seven members)

  • Chaired by a Past President or Senior member of the Society
  • Three members of the Society who have a broad professional knowledge and history of the Society, recommended by the President-Elect and approved by the Board of Directors.
  • Ex-Officio:  President, President-Elect and Executive Director (without vote)

F. Public Relations Committee (seven members)

  • Chaired by the President-Elect
  • six members that have some experience in working with the media and/or public relations in their respective areas of expertise. All members are to have approval from their employers to speak to the media as an ASSE representative.
  • Ex-Officio:  President and Executive Director (without vote)

Approved By/Date: Board of Directors 02/11/12

Replaces Edition Dated: Board of Directors 4/21/97, Updated in accordance with Bylaws 9/00

Next Revision Due: 02/15

 
 

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