The chapter’s constitution contains the fundamental principles which govern the operation of the chapter.
The name of this organization shall be the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), hereafter referred to as the Chapter.
Article II. Objectives
The objectives of the Chapter shall be to provide educational programs in health communications and to promote standards of excellence in health communications.
Article III. Territory
The territory of the Chapter shall be Maryland, Virginia, the part of West Virginia that is east of US Highway 19, the part of Delaware that is south of Smyrna, and the District of Columbia.
Article IV. Membership
Any member of AMWA who resides in the territory of the Chapter automatically shall be a member of the Chapter. Categories of membership shall be as defined by AMWA.
Article V. Officers
The officers of the Chapter shall be a president, a president-elect, a secretary, and a treasurer. The officers must be voting members of the Chapter.
Article VI. Board of directors
The Chapter shall have a board of directors consisting of the officers, the immediate past president, and four directors. The directors must be voting members of the Chapter.
Article VII. Amendments