Each policy committee shall study needs, proposals, and legislation related to national public policy in its area of concern, compile supporting data on policy positions utilizing divisions and committees of the Society as well as liaison with other organizations; and advise the Board of Direction on policies of the Society in its area of concern, and the issuance of any public statement on behalf of the Society.
Each policy committee shall consist of at least five Society members, at least one whom shall be a Director of the Board of Direction and serve as the Board Contact Member. The other policy committee members shall have demonstrated expertise in the committee’s area of concern. Policy committee members shall include a representative of the CPP, Educational Activities Committee, or Technical Advisory Committee or one of their constituent committees with interest in the policy area. All policy committees shall report to the Board of Direction through the Board Policy Team.