Carol Dabbs

Carol Dabbs
Bylaws/Resolutions Chair


The AAUW of Virginia Bylaws and Virginia branch bylaws contain governance history, policies and procedures for managing the organization, and information to conduct AAUW state and branch affairs. Any branch that proposes to revise its bylaws must submit the proposed revisions for review and approval.  Please contact the AAUW of Virginia Bylaws Chair, Carol Dabbs,for assistance regarding bylaws and other branch compliance requirements.

Amendments to the AAUW Virginia Bylaws and Resolutions

Proposed  amendments to the AAUW of Virginia Bylaws and board resolutions are presented at the annual AAUW of Virginia conference held in April. These matters are voted on under the One Member, One Vote procedure. The deadline for submission by members of proposed AAUW of Virginia Bylaws amendments and resolutions is December 1 of the year before the annual meeting.

A member that submits a proposed bylaws amendment must include a copy of the original section of the bylaws being amended, a marked-up version showing the specific wording of the amendment, and a clean version showing the language as it would be revised. The bylaws amendment proposal must include a statement of the rationale for the amendment. Each proposed resolution must include the specific wording of the resolution, a statement of the rationale for the proposed resolution, and a proposed plan for the implementation of the resolution.

Bylaws amendments and resolutions are to be submitted to Carol Dabbs, chair of the Bylaws/ Resolutions Committee by email.


AAUW National Bylaws
AAUW of Virginia Bylaws 

Virginia Branch Bylaws