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Strengthening Integrity in our Public Assistance Programs

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Section 8 - Intergovernmental Committee.  An Intergovernmental Committee shall be appointed each year.  This committee shall be the liaison between the Council and all governmental bodies for the purpose of furthering the specific directives of the Board.  The President, the President-Elect and the Vice President will be sitting members of the committee.

Section 9 - Training Committee. Deleted. September 2013.

Section 10 - Ethics Committee.  An Ethics Committee shall be appointed each year.  Such committee shall have no less than three members appointed by the President and shall include at least one Past President.  This Committee shall review such issues of conduct as directly referred by the President, and shall make recommendations to the Board of Directors for action consistent with the provisions of ethical conduct as otherwise stated in these Bylaws.

Section 11 - Long Range Planning Committee.  A Long Range Planning Committee shall be appointed each year for the purpose of coordinating long range planning and guidance for the Council.  This committee shall be charged with assisting in providing focus on the activities and methods by which the mission of the Council will continue to be accomplished.  Activities of this committee shall include recommending long range goals and objectives, tracking progress made, and recording accomplishments.

Section 12 - Certified Welfare Fraud Investigator Board.  A Certified Welfare Fraud Investigator (CWFI) Board shall be appointed for the purpose of coordinating the certification program and providing guidance to the Council.  This board shall consist of seven members, one of which shall be appointed as CWFI Board Chair.  The appointments will be for three year terms with two members' terms expiring each year.  Board members may be reappointed for additional three year terms.  The CWFI Board will make board member recommendations to the Nominating Committee for recommendations to the full Council.  This Board will coordinate with the Business Manager all activities of the CWFI program, including eligibility determination, testing, monitoring continuing education requirements, and other duties as directed by the Council and will make program and testing changes as applicable or as directed by the Council.

Section 13 - Special Committees.  Special committees shall be appointed and discharged by the President as authorized by the Board of Directors.



 

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