Ad Hoc Committee Guidelines

Ad Hoc Committee Guidelines

The governing committee (GC) may convene an ad hoc committee at the request of a gardner or the Board of Stewards to clarify or evaluate existing policies and guidelines or to develop new initiatives of the community garden.

Ad hoc committees will be composed of one or two members of the Board of Stewards and 3-4 gardeners interested in working on the topic of that the ad hoc committee, for a maximum of 5 members on an ad hoc committee. One Steward of any ad hoc committee will act as the spokesperson of the committee and a liason between the Board of Stewards and the ad hoc committee. The Steward liason will present clear expectations of the work to the committee, such as the scope of a project, a timeline for the work, and any other relevant information. The ad hoc committee will meet as needed to accomplish the necessary work. They will then present their results to the Board of Stewards.

The Board of Stewards will receive results of any ad hoc committee as advisory. The decisions made by ad hoc committee members are not binding unless approved by the Board of Stewards.