Governance

Find resources on AAUW’s voting process, leadership structure, board policies, and bylaws.

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 »

  |   ,   |   June 20, 2015

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 »

  |     |   January 29, 2015

AAUW Position Description: College/University Representatives at Partner Member Institution

Responsibilities Respond to and initiate communications with AAUW at national state and branch levels. Disseminate information about faculty, staff, and student benefits related to your school’s membership to appropriate campus […] Read more »

  |   , ,   |   October 17, 2014

Branch/State STEM Chair Position Description

The science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education chair serves on an AAUW branch or state board. The purpose of the role is to champion women’s representation in STEM by encouraging women and girls to pursue these educational and career fields. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   July 31, 2014

Scholarship Fundraising Policy 503

The AAUW-Affiliated Entities Scholarship Fundraising Policy 503 is designed to help AAUW states, branches, and other AAUW-affiliated entities to follow best practices in raising funds to support their local scholarship programs. Read more »

, ,   |   July 01, 2014

AAUW Bylaws

The AAUW Bylaws contain policies and procedures for managing the organization, and information for the Governance Committee (AC73) to conduct AAUW’s affairs. Read more »

  |     |   May 24, 2014

2013 Mandatory Conformance Memo

This memo delineates the specific mandatory amendments that must be made to conform the bylaws of all AAUW branches and states with the 2013 AAUW (National) Bylaws. Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 24, 2014

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 »

  |   ,   |   May 24, 2014

Fundraising Policy 501 Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to fundraising questions AAUW members commonly ask. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   April 29, 2014

Fundraising Policy 501 and Resources

AAUW Fundraising Policy 501 and its related guidelines and FAQs will help AAUW and all AAUW-affiliated entities stay current and preserve their nonprofit status. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   April 29, 2014