APHA Governing Council
The primary roles of the Governing Council as set forth in the Bylaws are to:
- Establish policies for the Association and for the guidance of the Executive Board and the officers; amend the Bylaws of the Association and to adopt rules for the conduct of its own business.
- Receive and act upon reports or recommendations from any organization constituent, the Science Board, the Action Board, the Education Board, the Standing Committees and the Executive Board.
- Elect the Executive Board, the officers of the Association, and honorary members.
- Establish Sections of the Association; combine or discontinue Sections; prescribe the composition of the Section Councils; maintain coordination among the Sections; and formulate general rules governing their policies; and recognize Affiliates Associations.
Governing Council Orientation - October 2013
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