CAMFT Political Action Committee
a/k/a CAMFT-PAC

Updated June, 2016

Purpose/Function:
To finance political efforts that support California and Federal officeholders and candidates who understand the issues important to marriage and family therapists.

Composition:
The Committee shall be comprised of five (5) total members. Four (4) of the members shall be the President, President-Elect, Past President and the immediate former Past President of the Board of Directors. The fifth designated member shall be any person elected by the other four (4) members. A non-Board member should be selected for the fifth spot. In the event of a failure to elect such fifth member, the Committee shall operate as a committee of four (4) until such time as agreement is reached or until such time as the CAMFT Board of Directors elects, by simple majority, said fifth member, whichever is earlier. Diversity in committee composition is desired.

Term:
The term of office of the fifth member shall expire on May 31, of each year, but he/she may be re-elected to successive terms.

Meetings:
The Committee meets via tele/videoconference at least once per year and communicates as necessary via electronic transmission.

Responsibilities:

  • Brainstorm fundraising strategies
  • Review contributions to candidates
  • Committee members are required to sign: Committee Member Participation Agreement, Conflict of Interest Policy, Anti-Trust Compliance Policy, and Consent to Electronic Transmission.

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