By-Laws

Article3
Committees

Section 1 – Committee Chairpersons. The president shall appoint, with the approval of the Executive Committee, the following:

    35th Division Association Historian
    35th Division Association Publicity Director
    35th Division Association Hall of Fame Committee Chairperson
    35th Division Association Museum Committee Chairperson
    35th Division Association Nominating Chairperson
    35th Division Association Publications Committee Chairperson
    35th Division Association International Liaison Committee Chairperson
    35th Division Association Orphans, Widows, & Family Committee Chairperson
    35th Division Association Website Committee Chairperson
    35th Division Association Conference Planning Committee Chairperson
    Chairpersons for any other committee required by the Executive Committee

Section 2 – Association Committees & Committee Membership. The president shall, as a minimum, appoint members of the following committees and require at least annual reports from each committee.

35th Division Hall of Fame Committee – The 35th Division Hall of Fame Committee shall consist of 12 members, appointed by the president, representing 35th Division subordinate units as provided in the Rules and Regulations of the Hall of Fame. The committee shall secure, select, and conduct induction of 35th Division Hall of Fame members, and conduct all business as provided in the Rules and Regulations of the Hall of Fame.

35th Division Museum Committee – The 35th Division Museum Committee, consisting of five (5) members, appointed by the president, shall have supervisory control of the 35th Division Museum. It shall work cooperatively with the Board of Directors of the Museum of the Kansas National Guard. The 35th Division Museum funds shall be maintained in a Museum financial account, separate from other 35th Division Association funds. The Museum Committee shall be empowered to authorize expenditures from the Museum account for normal museum operating expenses, museum improvements, or museum special projects.

35th Division Association Nominating Committee – The Nominating Committee shall consist of at least ten (10) members, appointed by the president. The committee shall secure and present nominations for Association officers to the Executive Committee at the Annual Meeting of the Executive Committee and the 35th Division Association.

35th Division Publications Committee – The Publications Committee shall consist of a minimum of three (3) members and shall provide assistance and
supervision in the publication of the “Santa Fe Express Divisionnaire,” the maintenance of the 35th Division website and dissemination of information on the 35th Division and 35th Division Association activities and events.

35th Division Conference Planning Committee. As soon as possible after each Annual Conference the President shall appoint a committee of at least ten (10) members of the Association who are typically residents of the community or state in which the next Annual Conference is to be held, as well as others, of necessity, whom the President may appoint. It shall be the duty of this Planning Committee to make all local arrangements for the next Annual Reunion.

Publicity Director/Committee. The Publicity Director shall be responsible for dissemination of information on 35th Division Association activities and events, and shall make regular contributions to the “Santa Fe Express Divisionnaire.” He shall assist in publicity prior to, during, and following the Annual Conference. The Publicity Director shall secure committee members and assistance as desired.

Historian/Historical Committee. The Historian shall be responsible for securing, maintaining, and archiving documents and information relevant to the 35th Division and 35th Division Association, including liaison with the 35th Division Museum, publication of historical information in the “Santa Fe Express Divisionnaire,” and the 35th Division Association website, providing technical advice to the website committee.

International Liaison Committee. The International Liaison Committee shall be responsible for liaison with 35th Division Association members and supporters in the countries liberated by the 35th Division Committee during World War II, to include International visits, both to European countries and the United States; publicity; of ceremonies and awards recognition; and publicity and public relations.

Orphans, Widows, & Family Committee. This committee shall be responsible for coordinating activities, communication, and publicity for the 35th Division Orphans, Widows, and Families Network.

Website Committee – This committee shall be responsible for the establishment And maintenance of the 35th Division Association website.

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