Bylaws of the Hundred Peaks Section
Section 5. Committees
- Designation of Committees The Chair shall, with the consent
of the Management Committee, appoint the chairs and members of all
standing and special committees, except where otherwise specified in
these Bylaws. Committee chairs shall regularly report to the Chair and
the Management Committee.
- Standing Committees The Chair shall be an ex officio member
of all standing committees, without vote. Standing committees shall not
be dissolved, but the terms of their committee members shall expire with
the term of the Management Committee which appointed them. The standing
committees are listed below.
- Membership Committee The Membership Committee shall
assist in recruiting new members and in encouraging participation in
Club and Section activities. The Membership Chair shall review
applications for Section membership and recognition of achievement,
and recommend appropriate action to the Management Committee; and
shall maintain an address list of active Section members and a list
of holders of achievements.
- Mountain Records Committee The Mountain Records Committee
shall maintain data on routes and peaks of interest to the Section,
and may publish descriptions in the form of peak guides and maps.
Changes to peak guides and maps and changes in the published form of
the Peak List require approval of the Management Committee. The
committee may operate a separate website to display peak guides and
maps and related material, in a manner that shall be determined from
time to time by the Management Committee.
- Outings and Safety Committee The Outings and Safety
Committee shall approve Section outings. The committee shall
administer HPS and Chapter outings procedures with due regard for
trip safety, leader qualifications, and leadership training. The
Vice Chair shall chair the committee and serve as Outings Chair. If
the Vice Chair does not meet the qualifications for Outings Chair as
set forth in the HPS Outings Procedures, another qualified Section
member shall be appointed Outings Chair.
- Special Committees The Chair may appoint special committees,
with the consent of the Management Committee, for limited times and for
specific purposes that are consistent with the purposes of the Club, the
Chapter, and the Section. Among these special committees shall be the
ones listed below.
- Website Review Committee During January the Management
Committee shall appoint a Website Review Committee. The HPS
Webmaster may not serve on the Website Review Committee. The Website
Review Committee shall review the HPS Website for compliance with
Chapter and Club policies.
- Nominating Committee Not later than May 15 the Management
Committee shall appoint a Nominating Committee of at least three
members. No Management Committee member may serve on the Nominating
Committee. The Nominating Committee shall nominate a list of
candidates for the annual election.
- Elections Committee Not later than September 15 the
Management Committee shall appoint an Elections Committee of at
least three members. No candidate running for office may serve on
the Elections Committee. The Elections Committee shall direct the
- Awards Committee At an appropriate time the Management
Committee shall appoint an Awards Committee for the purpose of
presenting recommendations for the annual awards.