Working Group on 
Social Indicators WG06


Statutes

ARTICLE ONE: PURPOSES

The Working Group on Social Indicators and Social Reporting is a Working Group within the International Sociological Association, and fully subscribes to the principles and the spirit of the Association

ARTICLE TWO: MEMBERSHIP

Only members in good standing of the International Sociological Association may be voting members and officials of the Working Group. Membership fees are set at business meetings held during ISA Congresses

ARTICLE THREE: OBJECTIVES

Scientific meetings of the Working Group are held during Congresses of the International Sociological Association, and at other times. The Working Group participates in other modes of exchange, such as e-mail communications

ARTICLE FOUR: OFFICERS

The Working Group will elect a President, Vice President, Secretary and Newsletter editor, plus 5 other members to serve on an Executive Board. All these officers serve a 4 year term. The President shall be a delegate to the Research Council, and designate an alternate to the same body. President and Executive Board are jointly responsible for coordinating the program for Working Group sessions in ISA Congresses

ARTICLE FIVE: ELECTIONS

These rules apply as of the 1994 ISA Congress. Beginning with the 1998 Congress, the President will appoint a Nominations Committee to recommend candidates for various positions. Other members of the Working Group may submit nominations. Elections are binding if fifty-one percent of Working Group members support a candidate. If fewer votes are received, names of the top two candidates for each position are sent to members of the Working Group in a 90-day mail ballot. In case of vacancies, the members of the Board will fill the positions until the end of the term

ARTICLE SIX: RELATIONS WITH OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

Relations with other organizations may be established by the Working Group or by the Board as is deemed useful, or necessary in accordance with the aims and objectives of the Working Group

ARTICLE SEVEN: CHANGES AND AMENDMENTS TO STATUTES

Changes and amendments to the Statutes may be made at the Congress General Meetings, and must be passed with a two thirds majority of the meeting.

Posted at June 5, 2003
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