The committee structure and assignments were prepared after obtaining input from every Commissioner during the Committee of the Whole, and after receiving their written input on their desire to engage in specific areas of jurisdiction as well as their involvement within committees that paralleled their areas of interest.

As listed in Rule 4.01 (c) of the Rules of Procedure, committee Chairs and Vice Chairs are appointed for two years. All committee Chairs and Vice Chairs shall serve at the discretion of the Chair.

The Chair reserves the right to rotate committee Chairs, Vice Chairs, and members at any time. Furthermore, he or she reserves the right to increase the number of committee members at any time. If a vacancy occurs in any committee for any reason, the Chair will make the appropriate appointment.