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INTERNAL AFFAIRS COMMISSION

MEMBERS OF COMMISSION AND APPOINTMENT PROCEDURE:  The Internal Affairs Commission shall have a Chairman and Secretary to be appointed annually by the Department Commander.  They shall serve from the time of appointment until the close of the following Department Convention. 

RESPONSIBILITY:  The Commission shall direct and coordinate the activities of the Internal Affairs Committees.

AUTHORIZED MEETINGS:

  1. Department Convention: The Chairman shall be authorized for two (2) days for purposes of conducting a Commission meeting, including the Internal Affairs Committees, and to report to the Convention. The Secretary shall be authorized for one (1) day, for purposes of a Commission meeting.

  2. Mid-Winter Conference:  The Chairman shall be authorized for two (2) days, for purposes of conducting a Commission meeting, including the Internal Affairs Committees, and for the Chairman to report to the Department Executive Committee.  The Secretary shall be authorized for one (1) day, for purposes of a Commission meeting.

  3. In the event an additional Commission meeting is required, the Department Commander may so authorize said meeting upon petition by the Chairman of the Internal Affairs Commission.

OTHER AUTHORIZATION AND/OR DIRECTION:  The Chairman is required to provide a report of the Commissionís activities to the Fall, Mid-Winter, and Spring Department Executive Committee meetings and annually to the Department Convention.  The Chairman shall annually submit a proposed Commission budget to the Finance Commission before the Spring DEC meeting. 

Additionally it shall be the responsibility of the Commission to maintain a liaison with all Commissions to insure participation by all appointees in their respective assignments.  Further, to aid the Commander, a roster shall be maintained to insure that each Department Commission and Committee has the proper number of appointees.  Also, this Commission shall receive all information concerning new programs sponsored by The American Legion and further shall assign the new programs to the appropriate Commission and Committee, or if in their judgment, a new Committee should be established, then this recommendation shall be forwarded in writing to the Commander and Department Executive Committee.

Committees of the Internal Affairs Commission

Strategic Planning Committee
Membership Committee
Leadership Committee
SAL Committee
Legion Riders Committee
100th Anniversary Committee


 

For more detailed information on The American Legion of Iowa Commissions and Committees, visit the links below:

 

Department Operating Structure (PDF)

Commission & Committee Members (PDF)

Commissions & Committees Web Page


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