The Committee reports to the HoD at the annual meeting its recommendations concerning all advance petitions, resolutions, or motions offered by Delegates, Affiliated Societies, or by charge from the Chair of the House. It is not required to review resolutions on proposed amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws and Rules and Procedures.
The Resolutions Committee is comprised of seven (or more) members serving a staggered two-year term, including a Chair. Optimally, the Committee will have two Vice-Chairs, one for US Domestic and one for International.
The Committee is responsible for directing any required “Disaffiliation” procedures of an inactive U.S. Affiliated Society due to non-representation at the HoD annual meeting. In the 2007/2008 Fiscal Year there were 11 Societies that the Resolutions Committee was trying to re-involve in the AAPG to avoid disaffiliation. For the 2008/2009 year the current status of these Societies will be reviewed and addressed.
The Committee also handles the process of Affiliation of International Societies. Resolutions Committee Members will be asked to work with the International Regions Committee in this regard. This year the International focus will be to encourage better Delegate participation from International regions and contact Affiliated International Societies who have dropped out of contact with AAPG.
The Resolutions Committee currently has a strong team from North America. HoD Presidents from the Latin America, Africa, Asia Pacific, European and Middle East Regions have been contacted requesting volunteers to join the Committee to help with our International representation.
Resolutions Committee Members
Paul W. Britt
Kay L. Pitts
Charles A. Caughey
David H. Hawk
K. Lee Avary
Maurice N. Birdwell