Article VIII. Committees, Affiliates and Regional Partners

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Section 8.1  Composition and role of committees

Committees may consist of members or persons who are not also directors of the organization.  

Committees shall act in an advisory capacity only. Committees shall advise the council on relevant matters.

Committees shall be established by the adoption of a resolution by the council to be included in the policy manual.  

In addition to such committees as may be established by charter, the council shall maintain the following standing committees:

  • Policy Committee

Section 8.11  Policy committee

The organization shall maintain a policy committee.

The committee shall identify and articulate the common ground priorities of all the Council members.

Section 8.12  Ad hoc committees

The corporation shall have such other committees as may from time to time be designated by resolution of the Board.

Section 8.2 – Composition and role of affiliates

Affiliates will maintain an independent membership.

All members of the affiliate will be considered members.

Affiliates shall have autonomy from the council with regard to policy positions, however all affiliates will seek consensus and will work to manage conflict internally.

Affiliates will select at least three representatives to serve on the council.

Affiliates shall have at least 9 members on their board.

Affiliates shall have at least 20 members.

Affiliates shall have a clear focus on one license type or one business activity type.

These bylaws shall be amended when an Affiliate Agreement is finalized or abandoned. Current affiliates include:

  • California Growers Association
  • California Cannabis Delivery Alliance
  • Cannabis Distributors Association

Committees shall act in an advisory capacity only. Committees shall advise the council on relevant matters.

Section 8.3  Regional Partners

Regional Partners will maintain an independent membership.

All members of the Regional Partners will be considered members.

Affiliates shall have autonomy from the council with regard to policy positions, however all affiliates will seek consensus and will work to manage conflict internally.

Affiliates will select at least one representatives to serve on the council.

Affiliates shall have at least 20 members.

Affiliates shall have a clear focus on a specific city, county or region.

The Council shall maintain an updated list of regional partners.

Section 8.31 Regional Council

The regional council shall consist of at least one representative from each Regional Partner. 

The regional council shall meet at least weekly via conference call and shall form sub committees as needed. 

The regional council shall meet quarterly in person.

Section 8.05  Meetings and Actions of the Committee

Meetings and action of committees shall be governed by Article IV of these bylaws.

The time for special meetings of committees may be fixed by the Board or the Executive Committee.

The Board or the Executive Committee may also adopt rules and regulations pertaining to the conduct of meetings of committees to the extent that such rules and regulations are not inconsistent with the provisions of these bylaws.

Section 8.X  Event Agreements


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