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The African American Advisory Board (AAAB) serves as an advisory body to Earlham College by developing, planning, implementing, and promoting activities to assist the College in providing a supportive and productive environment in which African Americans can study, teach, and develop as individuals. The AAAB works closely with the Alumni and Development Office, Student Development Office and the Admissions Office.
The African American Advisory Board shall assist and enhance the College through:
The African American Advisory Board shall be composed of AAAB Executive Officers and selected members. Any Alumni Association member or member of the faculty and staff may attend AAAB meetings.
Members shall be selected by the African American Advisory Board Executive Committee to assure a broad representation. Terms of members shall be for a maximum of three consecutive three-year terms. Each remaining three-year term is renewable at the discretion of the executive committee
The Executive Committee shall consist of a Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, appointed by the African American Advisory Board and the following ex-officio members:
The Executive Committee shall oversee the proceedings of the African American Advisory Board.
Five (5) members of the Executive Committee, including those serving in an ex-officio capacity, shall constitute a quorum. The Executive Committee shall have all the power and authority of the AAAB between meetings of the AAAB, and its members shall serve until their respective successors are appointed.
There shall be one regular meeting of the African American Advisory Board each year, generally held in the fall semester. The dates shall be selected by the AAAB Chair, Executive Committee, Alumni and Development Office, and the AAAB staff. In addition, the Chair may call special meetings of the Executive Committee or AAAB as is necessary to transact business.