The LWML Procedures Manual details the responsibilities and duties of our LWML leadership, which is helpful for those who are elected or appointed to serve on the national level as officers or committee members, and may be referenced for district positions as well.

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LWML Procedures Manual (updated 08/19/2021)

 

 


Below is the Table of Contents for the above document.

I. STANDING RULES AND OPERATING POLICIES GOVERNING ALL LWML 

A. ADDRESS LISTS
B. APPOINTMENT AND COMMITMENT
C. AUTHORS/ARTISTS/GRAPHIC ARTISTS
D. COMPLAINTS
E. CORRESPONDENCE
F. CRISIS MANAGEMENT AND OFFICIAL LWML REPRESENTATION
G. EXPENSES, VOUCHERS, FINANCES, AND REMUNERATION
H. PERSONAL GIFTS
I. LWML CONVENTIONS AND CONVENTION SITE SELECTION
J. LWML MEETINGS
K. TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

II. ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICERS

A. GENERAL DUTIES FOR ALL ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICERS
B. ADDITIONAL DUTIES FOR VICE PRESIDENTS
C. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO PRESIDENT
D. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO VICE PRESIDENT OF CHRISTIAN LIFE
E. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATION
F. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO VICE PRESIDENT OF GOSPEL OUTREACH
G. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO VICE PRESIDENT OF ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES
H. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO VICE PRESIDENT OF SPECIAL FOCUS MINISTRIES
I. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO RECORDING SECRETARY
J. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO TREASURER
K. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO PASTORAL COUNSELOR
L. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIC TO APPOINTED OFFICERS
M. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO MEETING MANAGER
N. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR
O. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO STRATEGIC PLAN FACILITATOR

III. APPOINTED PERSONNEL

A. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
B. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO ARCHIVIST-HISTORIAN
C. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO CONVENTION MANAGER
D. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO PARLIAMENTARIAN
E. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO RESOURCE EDITOR
F. DUTIES SPECIFIC TO DROPBOX COORDINATOR

IV. DEPARTMENTS AND DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEES

A. DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES 
B. DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
C. CHRISTIAN LIFE DEPARTMENT
D. COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT
E. GOSPEL OUTREACH DEPARTMENT
F. ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
G. SPECIAL FOCUS MINISTRIES DEPARTMENT

V. NOMINATING COMMITTEE (ELECTED)

A. SCOPE OF COMMITTEE
B. CHAIRMAN’S RESPONSIBILITIES
C. COMMITTEE MEMBERS RESPONSIBILITIES
D. WORKING MEETING OF COMMITTEE
E. NOTIFICATION OF FINAL SLATE OF CANDIDATES
F. PUBLICATION
G. BALLOTING AND PRESENTATION OF CANDIDATES

VI. SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. FINANCE AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
B. MISSION GRANTS SELECTION COMMITTEE

VII. SPECIAL COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

A. CONVENTION PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
B. INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
C. PERSONNEL POLICIES COMMITTEE
D. VISIONING COMMITTEE
E. ASSEMBLY OF LEADERS COMMITTEE
F. DEVELOPMENT/ADVANCEMENT COMMITTEE
G. GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE
H. INTERDEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEE

VIII. LWML OFFICE AND BUSINESS MANAGER

A. BUSINESS MANAGER
B. MAILING LISTS
C. PRINTING AND MAILING
D. PRODUCTION
E. ASSISTS WITH PRODUCT MARKETING
F. WEBSITE
G. CONTACT INFORMATION

IX. GUIDELINES FOR SUBMITTING ARCHIVAL MATERIALS

A. GENERAL RULES FOR MAINTAINING ARCHIVAL MATERIAL
B. WHAT TO SUBMIT (OFFICERS AND COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN)
C. SPECIFIC TO THE LWML PRESIDENT
D. FINANCIAL OFFICERS
E. RECORDING SECRETARY
F. DISTRICT PRESIDENTS


 

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