AACRAO Partnership Policy
In furtherance of its mission, AACRAO may enter into partnerships
with nonprofit or for-profit entities.
Definition of Partnership
For purposes of this policy, a partnership refers to any contractual
agreement between AACRAO and another entity under which AACRAO
and one or more partners share financial profits and losses of
a mutual undertaking. Exempted from this definition are collaborative
activities with other organizations in connection with legislative
and public policy concerns, as well as co-publication of single
titles of interest to AACRAO members.
Identification of Partnership Opportunities
It shall be the responsibility of the Executive Director to identify
partnership opportunities for AACRAO that will assist the Association
in accomplishing its mission more efficiently or effectively. The
Executive Director shall report to the Board of Directors from
time to time on his/her efforts to identify partnership opportunities.
Evaluation of Partnership Opportunities
AACRAO shall enter into a partnership only if the partnership
relates directly to the interest of the membership, advances the
professions represented by the Association, or furthers the organization's
mission in a way that the Association could not accomplish on its
Authority of Approve Partnerships
The AACRAO Board of Directors shall have final authority to approve
all partnership agreements.
Mandatory Terms in Partnership Agreements
AACRAO will enter into a partnership only if the binding partnership
- Permit use of AACRAO's name and logo only by parties
to the agreement and only in connection with the specific activities
of the partnership.
- Indemnify the association for losses arising
out of actions by the partner organization.
- Contain explicit
- Indicate the degree to which the partnership
is an exclusive agreement.
M/S/P [Anderson/Lonabocker. 9/0] December, 1999