Committees and Task Forces 2018-2019
Standing Committees are appointed to serve as long-standing, decision-making entities with responsibility for ongoing ATA activities. Standing Committees have the authority to determine ATA policy and implement decisions within their specific mission, subject to ratification by the ATA Board of Directors.
Standing Committees shall consist of a chair and committee members. The chair and committee members shall be appointed by the President of the ATA Board of Directors. The ATA Board of Directors may, at its discretion, develop guidelines for committees. Standing Committee members will be appointed for terms as defined in the ATA Policies and Procedures.
Standing committees, ad hoc committees and task forces are directly responsible to the ATA Board of Directors through the office of the ATA staff or Board of Directors liaison. Standing committees, ad hoc committees and task forces may not obligate the Association either financially or contractually or express opinions or represent positions in the name of the Association, unless specifically authorized by the ATA Board of Directors.
Committee chairs will advise the Board of Directors on Committee member composition and diversity of specialty; as well as, on the number of members. The committee quorum will be 50% of members on the roster. Voting may take place electronically by email or through the project management system or via SurveyMonkey or other tabulating software.