Appointment Acceptance Form

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Use this form to accept your appoinment to the committee selected. Submit one form per committee appointment.

Select Name of Committee/Task Force/Other Appointment

Add here if 'serving as' option not listed above.

select number of years serving

select term start year

select term end year

Add the name and contact information of employer

TLA Standing Rules, Rule 9, A: All persons appointed to serve as TLA committee members and chairpersons must be members in good standing of TLA prior to April 30th each year throughout the term of his/her appointment.  Persons not fulfilling this requirement shall be replaced by TLA president.


TLA Bylaws, Article III, Section 3, D: Be able to serve the Association in the following manner:

  1. Hold no more one Executive Board position and avoid any conflict of interest by pursuing of holding and position within Units; or
  2. Hold no more than one presiding Unit position or one voting Councilor or Councilor-alternate position;
  3. Not seek in the same election cycle multiple positions that would conflict in sections D.1 and D.2
  4. Serve in the following appointed positions:
    1. One multi-year TLA Standing or Special Committee appointment; and
    2. One single year TLA Standing or Special Committee appointment; and
    3. One or more unit appointments concurrently as not prohibited in Section D.1; and
    4. Ancillary position as required which would include, but not limited to, the following: Executive Board, Program Committee, and legislative liaisons; and District Chairs and reading list Chairs serving on their respective coordinating committees.
    5. Be able to vote in TLA general elections;
    6. Be able through participation in a referendum where one-fourth of the membership has voted, to set aside any action of Council except a properly negotiated binding legal contract. Such a referendum must be held upon written petition of fifty members of TLA;
    7. Be able to participate in general membership meetings.
    8. Be able to join as many Discussion Groups of their choosing without payment of dues.
Created on May 14, 2014 | Last updated March 29, 2018