Board of Directors' Meeting Highlights

CLEAR's Board of Directors took the following actions during its regularly scheduled meeting of September 3, 1997.

Accepted the minutes of the January 11, 1997 meeting

Accepted the report of the Finance Committee

Approved the establishment of an Alternative Funding Subcommittee of the Board.

Accepted the report of the Nominations and Elections Committee

Accepted the report of the Information Systems Advisory Committee

Disapproved a committee name change request.

Accepted the report of the Membership Committee

Approved the development of a mechanism to facilitate committee work.

Accepted the report of the Education and Training Committee

Annual conference session abstracts will be compiled prior to each meeting.

Board member trianing will be explored with the upcoming host state.

Accepted the report of the Site Selection Committee

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, September 9-16, was selected as the site and dates of the 2000 annual conference.

New Orleans, Lousiana was selected as the site of the 2001 annual conference.

Guidelines for the selection of annual conference sites were adopted.

Accepted the report of the Exam Resources and Advisory Committee

Accepted the report of the ad hoc Bylaws Committee

A policy on election challenges is not necessary.

Proposed Bylaws revisions dated 5/7/97 were adopted.

The ad hoc Bylaws Commiteee is continuing to look at associate member issues, the limitation on the number of Site Selection Committee members, and the formalization of the Training and Devleopment Subcommittee.

Accepted the report of the ad hoc International Relations Committee

CLEAR will explore the feasibility of a co-sponsored international conference on regulation, credentialing and education.

Received the report of the ad hoc CLEAR Consulting Service (CCS) Selection Committee

CLEAR is not to publish a list of its consultants.

Authorized the President-Elect to select a midyear meeting site in collaboration with the Board

Authorized a new draft mission statement