Bylaws of National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry, Inc.

Article 4
The Work of the Membership

Section 4.1. Responsibility.
The work of the Federation is carried out through the membership acting via the board, board committees, project teams, work groups, ministry networks, alliances, and other bodies designated from time to time by whatever name designated "groups". The work of the groups is supported by the work of the Federation staff.

Section 4.2. Accountability.
All groups will prepare and submit a written progress report on all approved projects and programs to the Federation membership on an annual basis. The progress reports of these groups shall be presented at the annual membership meeting. The groups report to the board and remain subject to the authority of the board.

Section 4.3. Project Teams.
Project teams, their work parameters, and their leadership are designated by the board from time to time to manage and implement key Federation programs, services, and conferences. Project teams can be either temporary or ongoing. Project teams for temporary, time limited or focused projects will have a specific duration. Project teams for ongoing projects are those with longer life span and are designed to coordinate and manage annual recurring projects of the Federation. The project teams report to the board and remain subject to the authority of the board.

Section 4.4. Ministry Networks and Alliances.
(a) Ministry networks are an acknowledged and identified cohort of ministry leaders who gather around a specific theme or ministry area to network, resource and discuss relevant issues, challenges and best practices. Ministry networks, including their work and parameters are established and governed by the board, and they report to the board and remain subject to the authority of the board.
(b) Alliances are formal relationships to further the ministry of the church where the Federation collaborates in a formal and intentional way with other organizations for the betterment of young people. Alliances, including their work and parameters are established and governed by the board, and they report to the board and remain subject to the authority of the board.