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Our Society Operating Guidelines describe in detail the manner in which American Society of Safety Professionals is structured and governed. They are intended to accompany and be consistent with ASSP bylaws.

Section 1: Management Organization

1.1 Board of Directors - Position Descriptions

Section 2: Society Policies

2.1 Anti-Harassment
2.2 Policy and Procedures on Conflicts of Interest
2.3 ASSP Diversity Policy

Section 3: Society Operations

3.1 Travel Expenses

Section 4: House of Delegates Operations

4.1 House of Delegates Operating Procedures

Section 5: Board of Directors Operations

5.1 Board Meetings
5.2 Appointment Procedures for Board Committees and Task Forces
5.3 E-mail Motions

Section 6: Board Committee Operations

Executive Committee

6.1 Board Business Travel Guidelines

Finance Committee

6.2 Operating Procedures
6.3 Operating Funds
6.4 Investment Policy
6.5 Development Fund Process
6.6 Risk Management Advisory Committee Operating Procedures

Nominating and Elections Committee

6.7 Nomination and Election of Society Officers
6.8 Criteria for Candidates for Society Office
6.9 Accountability for Elected Officers
6.10 Campaigning for ASSP Office

Professional Conduct Committee

6.11 Professional Conduct Committee Operating Procedures
6.12 Code of Professional Conduct

Section 7: Council Operations

7.1 Communities

Section 8: Council on Region Affairs

8.1 Council on Region Affairs Operating Procedures
8.2 Region Operating Procedures
8.3 Region Assessments
8.4 Chapter Dues
8.5 Maintenance of Chapter Charter

Section 9: Council on Professional Development

9.1 Council on Professional Development Operating Procedures
9.2 PDC Planning Committee Operating Procedures
9.3 Technical Publications Advisory Committee Operating Procedures
9.4 Editorial Review Board Operating Procedures
9.5 Continuing Education Units

Section 10: Council on Professional Affairs

10.1 Council on Professional Affairs Operating Procedures
10.2 Technical and Professional Recognition Committee Operating Procedures
10.3 Government Affairs Committee Operating Procedures
10.4 Risk Assessment Committee Operating Procedures

Section 11: Council on Practices and Standards

11.1 Council on Practices and Standards
11.2 Practice Specialty and Common Interest Group Operating Procedures
11.3 Practice Specialty and Common Interest Group Formation and Dissolution

Section 12: Council on Academic Affairs and Research 

12.1 Council on Academic Affairs and Research
12.2 Educational Standards Committee Operating Procedures
12.3 Research Committee

Appendix

ASSP Bylaws