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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

What is the Organizational Structure? 

IAOHRA consists of a Board of Directors: President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Immediate Past President.

The Board also includes four Members-At-Large and four regional representatives (Atlantic, Southern, Midwestern and Western).

 

Who Can Join?


Any official human rights agency or private organization dedicated to the purposes and objectives of the Association can become a member of IAOHRA after meeting membership requirements.
 

How Do I Become A Member?


Membership is available by application only. All completed applications are submitted to the Credentials & Elections Committee for consideration and recommendation once it is determined that the application complies with membership requirements as set forth in the Association by-laws.

 

What Do I Get For My Membership?


Members will have an opportunity to make valuable contacts, receive timely exchange of information and technical advice, receive updates on the latest developments through seminars and conferences, receive information on policies, practices, and procedures, and have formal representation before state and federal governments.
 

Is Membership Limited To Government Agencies?


NO. Any person, corporation, labor organization, or other legal or commercial entity, dedicated to the purposes and objectives of the association may be eligible as a SPONSORING MEMBER. Sponsoring members are encouraged to support the work of IAOHRA by making donations or contributions to its programs and activities.
 

What is Your Organizational Structure?


IAOHRA consists of the Board of Directors, this includes the president, first vice-president, second vice-president, secretary, treasurer, and immediate past president.
 

Do You Have Any Standing Committees?


Yes! Our standing committees consist of the following committees; conference planning; credentials and elections, federal liaison, membership, resolutions, small agencies, and training and development.