Australian Speech Science and Technology Association Inc.
GUIDELINES AND TERMS OF REFERENCE RELATED TO COMMITTEES
With the exception of its Executive, ASSTA is not required by its constitution to set up committees - Clauses 10 - 19 inclusive of the Constitution (amended to 13th December 1995) cover this exception. That said, Clauses 21 - 33 inclusive (General Meeting) and Clauses 34 - 36 inclusive (Special Resolution) have relevance to this set of Guidelines and Terms of Reference. The Association has, from time to time, set up committees to conduct particular aspects of its business. At the time of compiling this booklet of Guidelines and Terms of Reference (1996), apart from the Executive, three (3) committees were in existence: National Spoken Language Database Committee; Speech Science and Technology Committee (SST-96), and Forensic Speaker Identification Standards Committee.
The biennial SST Conference is one of the major activities of ASSTA. As a result, Guidelines and Terms of Reference relating to the conference and its committee are presented in a separate section of this booklet (Section 3). The Terms of Reference for the Committee, however, are also included here.
This subset of Guidelines and Terms of Reference includes the following:
1. Standing Orders for Conduct of Meetings.
2. Duties of Executive Officers.
3. Terms of Reference for the National Spoken Language Database Committee.
4. Terms of Reference for the Speech Science and Technology Conference Committee.
5. Terms of Reference for the Forensic Speaker Identification Standards Committee.