Bylaws (Components) are the rules and methods that an organization follows to ensure legality and productivity.  Bylaws include, the officers of the organization, rights and liabilities of membership, powers and duties of officers, how directors are elected, and how meetings are conducted.
Bylaws are a contract among members and must be formally adopted/and or amended. As defined in the bylaws, a member vote is required to approve amendments. Bylaws should be reviewed yearly. 

Components are an extension of the College and component bylaws must not conflict with ACOEM bylaws (i.e., membership structure or voting rights). Refer to the ACOEM Bylaws.