Bylaws of Deaf Dog Connections, Advocacy, Resources & Education (D2Care)
All Committees shall have at least one Board Member as a Member of the Committee.
Section A. Bylaws Committee
The Bylaws Committee shall be established as needed. The Bylaws Committee shall be responsible for all proposed Amendments to the Bylaws. It shall receive proposals and shall present proposed Amendments to the Board. The Board shall present to the Membership. The Committee shall consist of two (2) Members of the Board, chosen by the Board, and three (3) Members of the Membership, chosen by the Membership. These Members of the Bylaws Committee shall be selected at a regular or special meeting.
Section B. Membership Committee
The Membership Committee will be responsible for initiating the biennial elections for the Board, reviewing candidate's biographical submissions for compliance with the qualifications for Board Membership, setting up and monitoring the election, and announcing results. The Membership Committee will also be responsible for initiating any other votes to be taken to the membership. In the event of a conflict between Members, the Membership Committee will work with the Board to resolve the conflict. The Membership Committee will also be responsible for reviewing policies relating to the Membership and proposing changes, as indicated. The Board may assign other duties, as required. The Committee may propose other duties, as needed.
Section C. Other Member Committees
The Corporation shall have other Committees as may, from time to time, be designated by Resolution of the Board of Directors. These Committees will consist of persons who are not also Members of the Board and shall act in an advisory capacity to the Board.
Section D. Meetings and Action of Committees
Meetings and action of committees shall be governed by, noticed, held, and taken in accordance with the provisions of these Bylaws concerning meetings of the Board of Directors, with such changes in the context of such Bylaw provisions as are necessary to substitute the Committee and its Members for the Board of Directors and its Members, except that the time for regular and special meetings of Committees may be fixed by resolution of the Board of Directors or by the Committee. The Board of Directors may also adopt rules and regulations pertaining to the conduct of meetings of Committees to the extent that such rules and regulations are not inconsistent with the provisions of these Bylaws.