PLEDGE I. NAME
The name of this committee will be Communications.
PLEDGE II. PURPOSE
The purpose of this committee will be; to promote, coordinate, and
help build the framework for aspects of community communication
through committee participation and advice to the General Assembly; to
provide a vehicle for maximum community participation in promoting the
message and ideals to help achieve community goals; to provide an
opportunity for members to participate together in their mutual
interest and to promote and coordinate communication among its members
and between committees; and will assist in the dissemination of
information on all matters affecting the growth and development of the
PLEDGE III. LIST OF PLEDGES
Section 1. The committee may set its own meeting schedule, but will
hold at least one meeting each week, with at least three (3) days
notice, which will be posted on the website schedule and on the
on-site community forums.
Section 2. At least fifty percent (50%) of the previous meetings
members of the committee will constitute a quorum to change guidelines
Section 3. Special meetings, for any purpose or purposes, may be
called by anyone on the committee. Notice of the time and place of any
special meeting will be sent by email to each member of the committee,
posted on the website schedule, and on the ground-site community
forums, at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to such meeting. Notice
will state the purpose of the meetings.
Section 4. Any decision by the communications committee may be
nullified by a majority vote at any general assembly.
PLEDGE IV. MEMBERSHIP
Section 1. The general membership will be open to all who are
interested in contributing their time and effort to the objectives of
Section 2. Membership is declared by placing one’s own name on the
List” in person.
Section 3. Each member will be entitled to one vote.
PLEDGE V. THE COORDINATORS (LIAISON & SECRETARY)
Section 1. The Coordinators will consist of a Liaison and Secretary.
These two positions may be filled by the same person.
Section 2. Coordinators will be selected by a majority of votes cast
at a communications meeting.
Section 3. All selected Coordinators will serve until another is
selected by a majority of votes cast at any communications meeting.
Section 4. Whenever a vacancy occurs, such vacancy will be filled
immediately by anyone from the committee that wishes to stand up,
after which another will be selected by majority vote at the next
communications meeting or filled by majority vote at the next general
PLEDGE VI. DUTIES OF THE COORDINATORS
Section 1. Liaison
The Liaison will serve as general supervisory and facilitator of the
activities of the committee. He/she will preside at all meetings of
this committee and the 7pm general to help with spreading ideas,
needs, and objectives. Start and help conduct meetings, report
meetings to the general assembly, facilitator between the
communications committee and all other committees, help form agenda
proposal from committee for next general assembly, and help form
proposals from the committee for next general assembly.
Section 2. Secretary
The secretary will record the minutes of all meetings; one copy will
be maintained in the communications binder located at the ground-site
and one will be submitted to the on-line communications forum section.
With respect to any funds and assets contributed to or collected by
the communications committee, the secretary will assume responsibility
for deposits and disbursements and will account for such funds and
assets by keeping a record of all receipts and disbursements. He/she
will post meeting times that were set by the committee on the
website’s schedule and on the ground-site forums, and keep
communications committee needs up to date.
PLEDGE VII. SUB-COMMITTEES
Section 1. To carry out work of the committee, sub-committees may
be created by a majority vote
of the committee.
Section 2. Sub-committee membership will consist of all communications
in serving on a particular sub-committee.
Section 3. Except in cases where the committee appoints a
chairperson for a sub-committee,
each sub-committee will choose its own Coordinators.
Section 4. The Coordinator of each committee, unless he/she is a
member of the committee, will serve as a special nonvoting member of the committee.
Section 5. The secretary of each sub-committee will present a
written copy of the minutes
of the sub-committee meeting to the Coordinators of the communications committee.
PLEDGE X. AMENDMENTS
Section 1. These guidelines may be repealed or new bylaws may be adopted
by a two-thirds
majority vote cast at a meeting to be set by the members.
Section 2. Written notice of the meetings and of the intent to
consider amendments to the bylaws
will be forwarded to all members at least 3 days prior to the meeting.