The AAUW Bylaws contain governance history, policies and procedures for managing the organization, and information to conduct AAUW’s affairs. Questions? Please contact the Executive Office.
AAUW members voted to approve one change to the AAUW Bylaws during the 2015 AAUW national elections. A revision also occurred in January 2012 to comply with changes in the Washington, D.C., nonprofit corporation code. For details on ARTICLE X. STATE OR MULTISTATE ORGANIZATIONS. Section 5. Property and Assets, please see the Memorandum from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP: “Disaffiliation or Dissolution,” February 10, 2011.
The last revision occurred in June 2009.
State and Branch Bylaws (under revision)
The AAUW Mandatory Conformance Memo delineate mandatory changes and issues that must be addressed in all AAUW state and branch bylaws.
The resolutions include principles to guide study and action, as well as general statements of AAUW policy. An Index to AAUW Resolutions 1933-2011 sorts the resolutions by topic and lists the years in which AAUW referenced those subjects in its resolutions.
Download the manual of AAUW Board policies and responsibilities regarding operations, membership, and finances.
Leadership opportunities exist at the national, state, and branch levels. Activities and organization may vary by branch or state. Other than the specific administrative and financial responsibilities to AAUW, leadership opportunities are flexible according to your organization’s resources and interests.