To develop and recommend membership policies affecting members, local boards/associations, and state associations consistent with the Constitution and Bylaws of the National Association; to direct the implementation of membership policy and interpret, upon request, membership policy as approved by the Board of Directors; and to monitor and evaluate existing membership policies and recommend modifications thereof. The committee also considers jurisdictional issues, including applications for new member boards, applications for change of territorial jurisdiction, applications for change of name, disputes between member boards concerning their jurisdiction or name, and dissolution of member boards. Additionally, the Committee considers fundamental organizational and structural issues affecting the Association.
77 members as follows: Chair and Vice Chair, the Immediate Past Chair, one representative from each state and territorial association, and 20 at-large members (two of which must be Local Board or State Association Executives; one of which must be the Young Professionals Network Advisory Board Membership Representative).
Terms of service
Three-year staggered term.
Qualification(s) for consideration
• 1-3 years experience on a Membership Committee or Jurisdiction Committee at the local or state level.
• Experience on a working group or hearing panel that was appointed to consider membership or jurisdiction issues at the local or state level.