Charter/Bylaws

NWACT's Charter outlines the guiding principles and policies for the Commission. Following a six month review process, NWACT members adopted an updated Chater in November, 2004. The Oregon Transportation Commission approved the updated Charter in January 2005, giving NWACT permanent charter status.  The Charter is amended from time to time, most recently in July 2017.

The Charter outlines NWACT's:

  • Mission
  • Authority and Responsibilities
  • Membership
  • Decision-Making
  • Meetings
  • Meeting Quorum
  • Officers
  • Staff Support
  • Sub-Committees
  • Public Involvement
  • Bylaws Establishment
  • Amendments
NWACT Charter (7-2017) pdf Document



NWACT's Bylaws are the Commission's operating procedures.

The Bylaws provide for the day-to-day implementation of NWACT's Charter. Updated along with NWACT's Charter, the NWACT Board adopted revised Bylaws in July 2017. The Bylaws include NWACT's:

  • Mission Roles and Responsibilities
  • Voting, Alternate, Ex-Officio and General Stakeholder Membership
  • Officers
  • Election of Officers
  • Executive Steering Committee
  • Terms of Office
  • Member Orientation and Responsibilities
  • Decision-Making and Basis for Decision-Making
  • Regular and Special/Emergency Meetings
  • Meeting Quorums
  • Work Plan Development
  • Staffing
  • Public Involvement
  • Coordination with Other Entities and Stakeholders
  • Amendments
NWACT Bylaws (7-2017) pdf Document