Committee Planning Report

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**Type of report being submitted:   NMRT Committee Planning Report


**Date:   October 17, 2003


**Committee Name:    Governance Committee



**Supervising Board Member:    President



**Chair, Co-Chairs, Assistant Chairs:    Melody Allison, Chair <



**Committee members:   Mark Costa <>
                                               Erik Drake <>
                                               Sara Holder <>
                                               Geoffrey Morse <>
                                               Robert Wolverton <>


**Committee Charge: 

The Governance Committee conducts periodic reviews of the NMRT Constitution and Bylaws, drafts amendments and revisions proposed by the Executive Board or the membership of NMRT, and distributes up-to-date revisions as necessary.


**2003 - 2004 Project Description / Goals: 

  1. Review the minutes of the Midwinter and Annual board meetings for unfinished business and assignments.
  2. Compare changes approved to the NMRT bylaws.
  3. Prepare bylaw changes for ballot.
  4. Implement changes to bylaws.
  5. Provide a parliamentarian at the Midwinter and Annual board meetings.
  6. Maintain online version of Constitution and Bylaws.
  7. Identify issues with the Constitution and Bylaws and work with appropriate board members and committees for recommendations of changes.


**Specific Objectives (numbers, tangible end-products): 


Financial Report Section:

Your budget appropriation (see budget)

a.    0.00

Amount which you have spent so far this year


Your estimated additional expenses this year


Total of amount spent and additional "estimated" expenses for this year (b+c)


Difference between budgeted amount and total expenses from above (a-d)



f. Vendor support planned or anticipated for the year (either money or in-kind gifts), list here:     n.a.



g. Vendor support requested: (From the above list, what, if any, has been requested from the Exhibitor Contact and Relations Committee?)    n.a.



h. Vendor support received: (From the above list, what if any, has been received?)    n.a.



Specific Needs/Support (non-financial): (For the categories below, please include approximate date service needed)

a. Web Support (help with webpage creation, web form creation, web database, web database, scripting, etc): 



b. On-site conference volunteers: (include estimated numbers needed and brief job description)  n.a.



c. Publicity planned for the committee (posting to other discussion lists, official press release for webpage, etc.):      



**Report submitted by:    Melody Allison, Chair


**Email address: