FC Mission Statement

The following former bylaw of the GPVA (ca. 2013) governs the Finance Committee:

  1. Definition
    • The GPVA shall have a Finance Committee, accountable to the GPVA and responsible for the overall planning and supervision of the financial affairs of the GPVA.
  2. Composition
    1. Each member of the Finance Committee must be a member of the GPVA.
    2. The Finance Committee shall choose a Chairperson from among its members. The Chairperson shall be approved by the Interim Committee.
    3. The GPVA Treasurer shall be a member of the Finance Committee.
    4. The Interim Committee shall appoint one of its members, in addition to the Treasurer, to the Finance Committee.
    5. Each Local may appoint one member to the Finance Committee.
    6. Other members with financial expertise may join the Finance Committee by consensus or 75% vote of the Finance Committee members.
    7. Each member of the Finance Committee shall serve a one year term.
  3. Responsibilities
    1. The Finance Committee shall meet at least quarterly.
    2. The Finance Committee shall plan, organize and supervise the raising of funds for the Party.
    3. The Finance Committee shall coordinate fundraising efforts with the Locals.
    4. The Finance Committee shall prepare an annual budget to be presented by the Treasurer to the GPVA.
    5. The Finance Committee shall report its activities at each GPVA quarterly business meeting.
    6. The GPVA Treasurer, who is also a member of the Finance Committee, is responsible for presenting the annual budget, as prepared by the Finance Committee, for approval by the GPVA at the appropriate state quarterly business meeting.