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Welcome to the Geographic Assembly Community

Charge

The Geographic Assembly serves as an advisory and activity body reporting to the Executive Board and responsible for administering and overseeing the conduct of Section and District activities as delegated to it by the Executive Board. 

Goals/Responsibilities
  1. Promote efficient and effective District and Section operations
  2. Facilitate interchange of best practices
  3. Identify resources to facilitate healthy sections

Composition 


All District Chairs, District Chair-elects, and an Assembly Chair. Assembly Chair is non-voting and may not be a current District leader.


Selection/ Appointment

 

District Chairs and Chair-elects are elected in accordance with Society policy for District Elections. The Assembly Chair is elected by the Assembly from nominations approved by the Executive Board.  


Term 


Terms coincide with Society operating year and positions. Chair term is one year, renewable for up to three consecutive years.


Expected Commitment


2-4 hours per month (not inclusive of District commitment)

The Assembly will host virtual discussions, documents, notes and resources on their ISA Connect community.


Roles and Authorities 

 

Makes Recommendations to the Executive Board

  1. District boundaries
  2. Funding for District activities and travel to visit sections
  3. Committees needed to fulfill responsibilities and support the Society’s strategic direction


Approves

  1. Section establishments and disestablishments
  2. Metrics to measure section health
  3. Appointments to the Nominating Committee as defined in the Nominating Committee charter


Monitors

  1. Section and student section health
  2. Section support of student sections

Related Groups

District Leadership Conference Committee

Section Health Committee
Budget Committee

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