International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Governance Committee

  1. The Governance Committee shall develop and monitor decision-making practices, representation of Council, accountability to legal entities and laws affecting the operation of the Association, and accountability to the membership.
  2. It shall have responsibility to determine the need for revisions to the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws and the drafting of proposed revisions to be presented to the Council at least once every term.
  3. In the first year of its term, it shall prepare and recommend lists of members for the Committees whose selection is not otherwise provided for in these Bylaws, and shall present these lists to Council for approval.
  4. In the last year of its term, it shall conduct the nominations and election of Officers in accordance with the provisions of the Bylaws. 
  5. It shall submit to Council annual written reports of its activities.
  6. It shall consist of five members appointed by Council for the term or until successors are appointed: 
    1. Past President (chairperson)
    2. The Secretary
    3. Three other members of the Association in good standing.

Governance Committee

Past president (chair):       
Glynis Murphy

Secretary: H. Ouellette-Kuntz

Member of Association: David Felce

Member of Association: Ivan Brown

Member of Association: Carla Vlaskamp


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