The Board of Directors is empowered to establish standing committees.

Each committee shall prepare a plan of operation for the forthcoming year within established long-range goals and objectives. Each committee shall meet at least twice each year. The chair of each committee shall make a report to the President and the Board of Directors.

These standing committees adhere to TEI’s policy on legislative and technical activities relating to the character, scope, and nature of representations of all levels of government that may be made in the Institute’s name. All Chapter Committee Chairs are automatically members of the Institute level committees.