The STAGEnet Governance Structure provides direction/support and establishes/implements policies for the statewide network and its constituencies. The STAGEnet Committees provide executive, management and technical governance.
STAGE Net is located in the Information Technology Department (ITD) of the North Dakota state government, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept 112, Bismarck, ND 58505-0100, (701) 328-3190.
The Executive Committee will appoint members of the Management and Technical Committees.
A record of all meetings will be written and retained by ITD and provided to the membership
Changes to these bylaws are made by their presentation at one meeting and majority approval at a following meeting.
The Management committee will select three members from its current membership who with ITD's Director of Telecommunications carry on activities of the Management Committee between meetings. To encourage Steering Committee members to consider broader issues, no two of the three elected members should come from the same constituent group.
Members shall be responsible for gathering input from the constituents they represent and distributing information back to those constituents. The Management Committee will develop and maintain a communications plan to aid in the gathering and distributing of STAGEnet information.
Committee member time and other costs related to participation are covered by the organization or agency which employs the member. There are no membership dues.