THESE PROPOSALS ARE TO DISCUSS CONCEPTS ONLY. ACTUAL LANGUAGE WILL BE DRAFTED AT A LATER TIME.
Two Board Structure Consisting of Policy Board & Governing Board:
- Policy Board consists of 1 representative from each state
- Elected at a state conference OR at National Conference, per state preference
- Policy Board should be at least 40% people of color (reflects U.S. population)
- Meets face-to-face 2/year to discuss policy / action agenda for the organization. Meets virtually as often as needed.
- Governing Board of max. 9 members is elected by Policy Board from its members
- At least 4 should be people of color.
- Serves as governing body for NOW re: fiduciary and compliance
- Meets up to 4 times a year
- How do we incorporate affirmative action policy? Quota?
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