Chapter Affiliation Agreement Information
Develop an affiliation agreement for chapters to define minimal operations that ensure consistency and health among all chapters; seek ways to ensure members are uniformly served at the chapter level. –CMAA–The Organization
A chapter affiliation agreement establishes the right of the chapter to use the national organization’s name and receive specified assistance in exchange for agreeing to certain standards of conduct, oversight, and formal requirements, like the for-profit world’s franchise agreements.
The overarching goal of the Chapter Affiliation Agreement is the ensure that CMAA and its Chapters are in partnership, consistent with organizational goals; structurally and operationally linked according to applicable laws (federal and state); and sound business practices.