The Association committees/task forces are for specific short-term activities of the Association and standing committees, established by these Bylaws of two types:
a. Association standing committees which serve the special needs of the Association and cooperate with similar committees of the Components or the Institute located in the state of Florida.
1) Association standing committees shall be a Nominating Committee, Finance Committee and other standing committees as shall be appointed by the President and approved by the Board to conduct the affairs of the Association.
The membership of these committees shall be selected by the President from the membership according to these Bylaws and Rules of the Board.
b. Task forces or advisory councils may be created by the President or by the Board. When created by the President, the Board at its next meeting thereafter shall review such action and may continue or discontinue such committees, or make changes in membership, as it may deem proper.
1) Task forces shall expire with the fiscal year, but may be recreated to continue to function into the following fiscal year. Council terms shall be address in the Rules of the Board.
2) Chairpersons and members for task forces or advisory councils shall be appointed from the membership and their terms shall expire with the task force.
3) The President may, at any time, discontinue task forces, alter classifications, or make any changes in the personnel of special membership and Association standing committees and report such action to the Board at its next meeting.
a. There shall be a Nominating Committee whose duty shall be to nominate members in good standing with the Institute, the Components, and the Association qualified to become officers in the Association for each of the offices about to be vacated.
b. The Nominating Committee shall be composed of the immediate past president of the Association as Chairman and four members-at-large of the Association appointed by the President of the Association. The four members-at-large should represent separate geographical areas of the state. One member of the committee shall be an Associate Member. Their appointments shall be ratified by the Board.
c. The Nominating Committee shall review the qualifications of persons eligible to serve as officers and any AIA Florida representative positions to the Institute, shall prepare a slate of names for the offices to be filled, shall file these names with the Secretary/Treasurer of the Association not less than 90 days prior to the date of the annual meeting, and shall place all qualified names in nomination at the first business session of the annual meeting.