BYLAWS ARTICLE VI – STANDING COMMITTEES
Section 1. Standing Committees - The standing committees of the Association shall be the Advocacy Action Team, the Professional Practice Action Team, and the Social Justice Action.
Section 2. The Membership Task Force shall plan and conduct the annual membership campaign and encourage understanding among all members and potential members of the need for a strong and unified profession.
Section 3. The Board of Directors and Representative Assembly shall have the power to authorize the president to establish ad hoc committees.
Section 4. The membership of each standing committee of the association shall reflect the general composition of the membership.
Section 5. The size of action teams may vary.
Section 6. All action teams shall submit all recommendations and plans for action to the Board of Directors for approval. No committee shall issue any report, plan, or policy without prior approval of the Board of Directors.
Section 7. Cation team chairpersons or their designees shall make reports to the Board of Directors and the Representative Assembly concerning actions and recommendations as needed.
Section 8. The Advocacy Action Team shall advocate for and defend member welfare regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, immigration status, religion, creed, economic status, domicile, or ability.
Section 9. The Professional Practice Action Team shall lead the Association’s work to advocate for quality inside our professions, promote our role in advancing education and student learning, and build capacity for continual improvement and student learning.
Section 10. The Social Justice Action Team shall connect the work of the Association to broader social justice campaigns by focusing on organizing and coalition-building as it relates to the promotion of racial and economic justice, human rights (including age, race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, immigration status, religion, creed, economic