Purview Committee

Purview Committee

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 a CAMFT 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 on the Proposal for Social Justice/Public Policy/Clinical Positions. Committee members are precluded from introducing issues to the Committee. Requests should be submitted to: president@camft.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 to Electronic Transmission

Proposal Form Related to Social Justice or Public Policy or Clinical Issues

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