Friendsview Residents’ Association Genealogy Committee Policies 1. Operation: The Genealogy Committee must follow the general guidelines of Friendsview Community and the Resident’s Council and shall have such powers as the Council determines. 2. Purpose: The Genealogy Committee seeks to provide information and assistance to all Friendsview residents who are interested in tracing their family roots. This is done by a variety of programs open to residents, providing an annual subscription to Ancestry.com, and by sponsoring trips to places where research facilities are available. 3. Structure: The committee is made up of residents of Friendsview who volunteer. The term of members is one year but there is no limit on how many years may be served. The committee members shall select a chairperson and any other officers as needed. There are no term limits for officers. 4. Funding: Funding for this committee comes from the Residents’ Council as part of the annual budget. Each fall the chairperson will receive a form on which to request money for the coming year. 5. Expenditures: The chairperson is responsible to see that the General Committee Policies on expenditures are followed. This includes but is not limited to approving all expenditures and verifying that there is sufficient money left in the budget. 6. Meetings: Meeting will be held at the call of the chairperson. A quorum consists of a majority of the members. 7. Annual Report: By January 31, a report of the year’s activities will be submitted to the Residents’ Council chair and will be posted on the Residents’ Website.