Research Committee on 
Community Research RC03


Statutes

I. The Research Committee on Community Research is referred to below as RC03

II. NATURE OF RC03

RC03 was established in accordance with the ISA statutes in 1966, and revised in accordance with certain changes in subsequent years

III. OBJECTIVES OF RC03

The objectives of RC03 are

i. to promote the development of theory and research on urban and community issues

ii. to create and maintain an international network of scholars dealing with community issues

IV. ACTIVITIES OF RC03

The activities of RC03 in pursuit of these objectives include, among other things

i. the publication of a Newsletter and a membership list

ii. the promotion of conferences and similar activities

iii. the promotion of comparative research

iv. the encouragement of research networks and exchanges of information

V. MEMBERSHIP

i. Membership is open to all individuals and institutions working in the field of community research

ii. Membership entitles members to

- receive the newsletter
- to vote at the Business Meeting
- to present papers and participate in other activities of RC03

VI. OFFICERS

The officers shall include President, Vice Presidents, Secretary. Other officers may be added to encourage new activities

VII. BOARD

The Board consists of the officers and elected Board members
VIII. ELECTORAL PROCEDURES FOR THE ELECTED OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF RC03

i. The election for Elected Officers and Board Members shall be made by mailed ballot. All members of RC03 in good standing shall be eligible to vote

ii. Nominations for Elected Officers and Board Members shall be submitted to the Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee shall be named by the Board

iv. Voting shall be by secret mailed ballot

v. The person receiving the largest number of votes shall be declared elected

IX. AMENDMENT OF STATUTES

Motions to amend the statutes will be considered at the Business Meeting of the RC03, and circulated by mailed ballot to members for a vote.

Posted at September 16, 2003
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