The Bylaws and Rules Committee shall consider and make recommendations for action upon matters referred to the committee by the Board of Directors relating to the Society’s bylaws and rules and to the Articles of Incorporation. This committee shall: (1) review initial bylaws and rules, and subsequent amendments and addenda thereto, proposed by the Society’s constituent units; (2) advise the Board of Directors whether constituent unit bylaws and amendments and addenda thereto are in accord with the provisions of the bylaws and rules of the Society and any applicable standard constituent unit bylaws and rules approved by the Board of Directors; and (3) recommend that the Board of Directors approve, disapprove, or take other action, as appropriate, on constituent unit bylaws and amendments and addenda thereto; and (4) approve, disapprove, or take other action, as appropriate, on constituent unit rules and amendments thereto.
This committee shall be composed of at least six (6) but no more than twelve (12) ANS Members, each appointed to a three (3)-year term, with the terms of approximately one-third (1/3) of the members expiring at the close of each Annual Meeting. Members may serve up to three consecutive terms. The Chairs, or their designated representatives, of the Local Sections, Professional Divisions, and Student Sections Committees shall be ex officio members.
Below are resources available to the professional divisions to aid in the adoption of the new Standard Bylaws.
Below are resources available to local and student sections to aid in the adoption of the new Bylaws and Rules system.
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