Procedures for Implementing Public Statements

Public Policy Statements 

 

  1. The National Office shall have primary responsibility for implementing each resolution in the manner specified in the approved document. 
  2. The full text of all proposed resolutions (approved and unapproved) shall be included in the minutes of the Legislative Assembly meeting in which they were discussed along with the outcomes of votes for adoption.  The full public policy platform shall be published on the association’s website.  
  3. The Executive Director shall report annually to the Legislative Assembly on efforts to implement resolutions currently a part of the Public Policy Platform. 
  4. The Executive Director shall report annually to the Resolutions Committee, indicating recommended changes in resolutions that are a part of the Public Policy Platform given changes in the external environment over time. Based on this report and other information it may choose to collect, the Resolutions Committee shall annually report which resolutions the Legislative Assembly should reconsider. Members may contact the Executive Director and/or the Resolutions Committee with specific suggestions for revision/deletion of existing public policy resolutions. NCA will develop an archiving procedure so that items that are removed from the public policy platform or are revised over time will be kept for historical value.

 

Ethical Statements 

 

  1. The full text of all proposed resolutions (approved and unapproved) shall be included in the minutes of the Legislative Assembly meeting in which they were discussed along with the outcomes of votes for adoption. The full ethical statements platform shall be published on the association’s website.  
  2. The Executive Director shall report annually to the Resolutions Committee, indicating recommended changes in resolutions that are a part of the Ethical Statements Platform given changes in the external environment over time. Based on this report and other information it may choose to collect, the Resolutions Committee shall annually report which resolutions the Legislative Assembly should reconsider. Members may contact the Executive Director and/or the Resolutions Committee with specific suggestions for revision/deletion of existing ethical statements resolutions. NCA will develop an archiving procedure so that items that are removed from the ethical statements platform or are revised over time will be kept for historical value.

 

Academic/Professional Statements 

 

  1. The National Office shall have primary responsibility for implementing each resolution in the manner specified in the approved document. 
  2. The full text of all proposed resolutions (approved and unapproved) shall be included in the minutes of the Legislative Assembly meeting in which they were discussed along with the outcomes of votes for adoption.  The full academic/professional statements platform shall be published on the association’s website.  
  3. The Executive Director shall report annually to the Legislative Assembly on efforts to implement resolutions currently a part of the Academic/Professional Statements Platform. 
  4. The Executive Director shall report annually to the Resolutions Committee, indicating recommended changes in resolutions that are a part of the Academic/Professional Statements Platform given changes in the external environment over time. Based on this report and other information it may choose to collect, the Resolutions Committee shall annually report which resolutions the Legislative Assembly should reconsider. Members may contact the Executive Director and/or the Resolutions Committee with specific suggestions for revision/deletion of existing academic/professional statements. NCA will develop an archiving procedure so that items that are removed from the academic/professional statements platform or are revised over time will be kept for historical value.