CHARTER - POLICY AND PLANNING COMMITTEE
OUACHITA SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FORESTERS
Date Established: August 8, 2008
Objectives: The committee shall be responsible for long-range planning of the Ouachita Society.
Organization: The members will be composed of the five immediate pas chairs of the Ouachita Society, the current executive committees, the state division chairs, and the student chapter chairs (which serve as ex-officio non voting members). The committee chair will be the fifth immediate past chair of the Ouachita Society. The committee will work in accordance with its charter.
Activities: The duties of this committee shall include but are not limited to the following: approval of the annual budget, approval of scholarship guidelines, proposals for changes in the bylaws, and special projects and activities. The committee shall meet at least once each year for its stated purposes. The regularly scheduled meeting time shall be the morning or the day prior to the annual Ouachita Society meeting. Minutes of this meeting shall be taken by the current Ouachita Society secretary/treasurer.
A report of all committee meetings shall be made at the annual Ouachita Society meeting and published on the Ouachita Society website. The secretary/treasurer shall submit a report to the Communications and Website Committee.
Duration: This is a standing committee of the Ouachita Society.
Amendments: This charter may be amended or replaced by a majority vote of the Executive Committee of the Ouachita Society.
Approved: August 8, 2008