Membership: Members of the Committee shall include the Chairman, two (2) manager representatives appointed by the Affiliated Managers Group and up to thirty-five (35) vendor members. The Vice President of Technology and Research will serve as the senior staff liaison to the Committee.
Duties: The role of the Committee is to represent the interests of the graphic arts vendor community to the Board. In addition, the Committee shall consider such matters as referred to it by the Board of Directors, or as may be required by the nature of the Committee and report thereon, with its recommendations to the Board.
Meetings: The Committee shall meet at least two (2) times per year, at the call of the Chair. A majority of the members present at any Committee meeting shall constitute a quorum for all purposes.
Voting: All members of the Committee shall have one (1) vote on all issues, except for the Chairman of the Committee who is entitled to one (1) vote and shall cast his/her vote only in the case of a tie.
Terms of Service: The term of office for the Supplier Advisory Committee Chair shall be for three(3) years. He/she may serve a maximum of two (2) full three (3) year terms. The Chair of the Committee shall be elected from its members. The term of all regular Committee members shall be three (3) years, with a maximum of three (3) consecutive terms. Affiliate manager representatives(s) will be appointed annually by the Affiliate Managers Group.
Vacancies: The Committee Chairman is authorized to fill a Committee vacancy by obtaining a replacement elected by the proper constituency and upon consultation with the Chairman of the Board. If a vacancy occurs with the Committee Chair’s position, the position will be filled by the Chairman of the Board. Two unexcused absences from Committee meetings shall constitute a resignation from the Committee. The Committee Chairman may grant excused absences for just cause.