State Staff Please note the dates of the MGMA conference series as your plan your 2020-2021 state conferences. MGMA Resources Collaboration Updates A collection of notes from Task Force and Dual Membership meetings. Traveling Bookstore and Exhibit Materials Information The traveling bookstore is a display of popular titles and references from MGMA materials such as books, surveys, tutorials and marketing resources. Government Affairs Speaker Guidelines Speaker Showcase List The following speakers have agreed not to charge State/Local MGMA organizations more than $4,000 for keynote/general sessions. Permission for State Affiliates to reprint MGMA content State MGMA organizations have the opportunity to use MGMA content for their newsletters, whether in print or electronic, and their websites. MGMA Intellectual Property Policy MGMA’s intellectual property is its most valuable asset. As such, MGMA spends considerable resources maintaining and protecting its intellectual property rights. Use and distribution of the MGMA Newsletter State MGMA affiliates have permission to provide this valuable resource to their state membership regardless of national MGMA member status. Use and distribution of MGMA Washington Connection The benefits and expectations of states who share this e-newsletter with state members. State Affiliation Agreement MGMA and its diverse state [and local] affiliates blend together in collaboration and to form a mutually dependent and mutually beneficial force. Local Chapter Affiliation Agreement The purpose of this Agreement is to define the rights, duties and benefits of MGMA and its affiliates and their respective roles as they unite in pursuit of the mission. Education Calendar Policy The guidelines for notifying MGMA about state programming are outlined in the State Affiliation Agreement between state MGMAs and MGMA. Use of the MGMA name and logo The MGMA state and local affiliate logos are bound by the same graphic standard guidelines as the MGMA logo, which includes color, protected space, alteration, size and placement. Principles of Alliance A shared vision for the MGMA-State Affiliation. List of States in each Section A list of all the State MGMA locations within the eastern, southern, midwestern, and western sections. Complimentary Membership for State Contact By offering a complimentary membership to either a state staff or a state-appointed contact, MGMA and the state MGMA organizations benefit by having a point person for consistent communication. State Affiliate of the Year Award Winners Association Resources The Use of a Consent Agenda A consent agenda is a meeting practice which packages routine committee reports, Board meeting minutes, and other non-controversial items. IRS Rules for 501 C 6 Organizations The IRS provides for exemption of business leagues, chambers of commerce, real estate boards and boards of trade. The Role of the Board of Directors A Board of Directors is a body of elected or appointed members who jointly oversee the activities of an Association.