Updated March, 2017
The Purview Committee implements the Purview Policy, which guides decisions
on whether social/public policy issues are within the range of operation
or concern for the CAMFT Board of Directors.
The Purview Committee shall be comprised of five (5) members—one (1)
current Board of Directors member and four (4) Clinical or Pre-Licensed members
of the Association. Diversity in committee composition is desired.
Committee members are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the CAMFT Board
of Directors for a term of two (2) years, except for the Board member on
the Committee, whose term shall be one (1) year. A member may serve as Chair
for one (1) term.
The Committee meets via tele/videoconference as needed.
- Committee will consider all issues brought before it. All requests
for CAMFT to take a position on social/ public policy matters must come from
member in good standing, a CAMFT chapter, a CAMFT Committee/Task Force,
the CAMFT Board of Directors, or CAMFT staff and respond to the questions
Proposal for Social Justice/Public Policy/Clinical Positions. Committee
members are precluded from introducing issues to the Committee. Requests
submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once an issue is presented to the Committee, it will conduct an analysis to
determine whether the Association should pursue the issue, and shall make a
recommendation to the Board of Directors with regards to the issue. In response
to the Purview Committee’s recommendation, the Board may: 1) Request
additional information from the Purview Committee and/or CAMFT staff and/or
members 2) Accept some or all the Purview Committee’s recommendations
3) Decline to accept the Purview Committee’s recommendations
- Committee members are required to sign: Committee Member Participation
Agreement, Conflict of Interest Policy, Anti-Trust Compliance Policy, and Consent
Proposal Form Related to Social Justice or Public Policy or Clinical Issues