Policy Resolutions Process
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The APSA resolutions process provides a mechanism for grassroots membership, via their Institutional Representative (IR), to have a formal input to the Executive Council and Board of Directors. These resolutions may address any topic or issue of interest of the initiating member such as requesting the organization take a position on an issue, change internal policy, or provide a new benefit to members.

Creating a policy resolution proposal typically involves three key components: a timeline, the proposal process, and the proposal draft. Below is a short description of each part with links to documents containing additional details.

The APSA resolutions process provides a mechanism for grassroots membership, via their Institutional Representative, to have a formal input to the Executive Council and Board of Directors. A resolution may address any topic or issue of interest of the initiating member (i.e. requesting the organization to make a statement on an issue, change internal policy, or provide a new benefit to members) and is submitted to their Institutional Representative.

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This guide serves as a resource for writing well-crafted resolutions. Resolution authors will be required to submit resolutions that fit the format described in the document linked below.

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