Article VI: Committees
Executive Council. The administrative affairs of this Chapter are vested in an Executive Council, which shall act for the Chapter between meetings. The Executive Council shall have the authority to make disbursements in the name of the Chapter, which shall be recorded by the Treasurer as provided in Article V, Chapter Officers, Section 4. The Executive Council shall consist of the President, the Vice President, the Treasurer, the Recording Secretary, two At-Large Members, the Chief Grievance Officer/Contract Administrator, and the immediate Past-President. The Executive Council shall meet at the call of the President or Vice President. The President is responsible for notifying all members of such a call.
Negotiating Team. A Negotiating Team of Chapter members shall be appointed by the Executive Council to hold office at its pleasure. At least one member, and not more than three, shall be members of the Executive Council. The Executive Council shall designate the Chief Negotiator and the alternate negotiators in consultation with the Chief Negotiator.
Hearing Tribunal. A Hearing Tribunal shall be established in the case of the disciplining members. The membership shall be one person from each of the constituencies within the bargaining unit. Westminster Choir College, the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Business Administration, the School of Education, the College of Continuing Studies, the Libraries, and the Athletic Staff/Reading Clinicians. Elections shall be by written mail ballot, conducted in accordance with established AAUP election processes.
Contract Study Committees. The Contract Study Committees shall inform the Negotiating Team of the desires of its respective constituencies and shall communicate to its respective constituencies the activities of the Negotiating Team. The Executive Council shall solicit membership on these committees from all constituencies of the Chapter.
Social Committee. A Social Committee shall be appointed by the Executive Council of the Chapter and shall provide a social program for members of the Chapter.
Other Committees. The Executive Council may establish other standing committees and shall specify their size and scope. Members of such committees shall continue in office at the pleasure of the Executive Council.