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LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE

MEMBERS OF COMMITTEE AND APPOINTMENT PROCEDURE:  The Committee shall have three (3) members, a Chairman and two (2) Vice Chairmen.  The terms of the members of the Committee shall be staggered, and each new appointment shall be for a term of three (3) years.  The Department Commander shall designate the Chairman and Vice Chairmen annually from the members of the Committee.

RESPONSIBILITY:  The Committee shall plan and conduct the Department Leadership School and the Department Mid-Winter Conference.  The Committee is responsible for promoting the National Legion College and selecting the Department’s candidates for the College.

AUTHORIZED MEETINGS: 

  1. Department Convention: The Chairman shall be authorized for two (2) days for the purposes of attending the Internal Affairs Commission meeting and to report to the Department Convention.  The Vice Chairmen shall be authorized for one (1) day for the purpose of attending the Internal Affairs Commission meeting.  Reimbursement rate for the committee at Department Convention shall be the same as that for other Commissions/Committees.  Committee members will receive round trip mileage at the authorized rate and the volunteer rate of per diem of $50.00 per day for the number of days authorized.

  2. Mid Winter Conference:  The Chairman shall be authorized for two (2) days for the purposes of attending the Internal Affairs Commission meeting, reporting to the Department Executive Committee, and conducting the Mid-Winter program.  The Vice Chairmen shall be authorized for two (2) days for the purpose of attending the Internal Affairs Commission meeting and conducting the Mid-Winter program.  Reimbursement rate for the committee at the Mid Winter Conference shall be the same as that for Department employees.  Members will be reimbursed for actual cost of lodging for two (2) days, round trip mileage, and staff per diem rate of $25.00 per day for two (2) days.

  3. Department Leadership School:  The Chairman and Vice Chairmen are authorized to attend the Department Leadership School for two (2) days.  Reimbursement rate for the committee at the Department Leadership School shall be the same as that for Department employees.  Committee members will be reimbursed for actual cost of lodging for two (2) days, round trip mileage, and staff rate of per diem of $25.00 per day for two (2) days.

  4. Mid Winter Planning Meeting:  The Chairman and Vice Chairmen are authorized to attend at mileage only.

  5. Leadership School Planning Meeting:  The Chairman and Vice Chairmen are authorized to attend at mileage only.

OTHER AUTHORIZATION AND/OR DIRECTIONS:  The Chairman is required to provide a report of the Committee’s 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 Committee budget to the Finance Commission before the Spring DEC meeting. 


 

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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