Governance

Find resources on AAUW’s voting process, leadership structure, board policies, and bylaws.
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Fundraising Policies: What AAUW Members Need to Know

Here’s everything you need to know about AAUW fundraising procedures, Internal Revenue Service regulations, and related state laws, including our annotated policies and FAQ. Read more »

,   |   , ,   |   April 06, 2016

Volunteer Application for National Committees and Task Forces

AAUW is looking for enthusiastic, responsible members to carry out the vital work of our committees and task forces — and gain leadership experience in the process. The AAUW Board of Directors will appoint committee and task force members to serve a two-year term beginning July 1, 2016. Apply before the April 25 deadline! Read more »

  |   ,   |   March 21, 2016

AAUW Board Meeting Minutes

The AAUW Board of Directors meeting minutes are provided to keep AAUW members informed about Board deliberations. Read more »

  |     |   February 21, 2016

AAUW Board of Directors Policy Book

This manual addresses AAUW’s policies and responsibilities regarding operations, membership, and finances. Review critical updates including the Fundraising Policy (501) and Collaborations with Other Organizations (600). Read more »

  |     |   November 13, 2015
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State and Branch Model Bylaws

AAUW’s model bylaws provide a framework to assist AAUW affiliates in preparing or amending their bylaws. Read more »

  |     |   October 28, 2015
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2015 AAUW Action Fund Bylaws

This document contains the AAUW Action Fund’s charter, as well as the policies and procedures for managing the Fund and conducting its affairs. Read more »

  |     |   October 27, 2015

Apply for Appointment to the AAUW Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is responsible for developing a slate of qualified candidates to run for elective positions on the 2015–17 AAUW Board of Directors. All applications must be received by December 14, 2015. Read more »

  |   ,   |   October 15, 2015
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2015 AAUW Bylaws

The AAUW Bylaws contain policies and procedures for managing the organization and information for the Governance Committee for conducting AAUW’s affairs. Read more »

  |     |   July 17, 2015

AAUW Affiliate Agreement

In 2009 AAUW was recognized as a tax-exempt nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our new structure also includes a small 501(c)(4) entity (AAUW Action Fund) that houses our Lobby Corps and get-out-the-vote activities. Because of these changes, in order to meet IRS requirements, all AAUW branches and states must sign an AAUW affiliate agreement. Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 10, 2015

AAUW National Election

The 2015 election was a great success, with 12 percent of our members voting! Get the results of the 2015 AAUW National Election. Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 10, 2015