Bylaws govern how UPHA operates legally and within federal and state guidelines for a Non-Profit organization. The Bylaws include details of how the Association is structured. The current version includes amendments made through 2019. Changes to the Bylaws require a vote by the Members at the Annual Business Meeting.
2019 Bylaw Changes
The membership voted to make the Membership Committee, a three-person elected committee to ensure greater focus and sustainability in carrying out membership functions. Membership Committee positions will be included in the 2020 ballot.
2018 Bylaw Changes
A thorough review of the bylaws was made by the Policy Unit and a number of changes were approved by the membership to update and clarify language, reflect current association practices, and ensure consistency with with the American Public Health Association.