Section 1: PUBLICATIONS: There shall be elected a Standing Committee of five, who shall be elected on a staggered basis for three years, whose duties shall be: (1) To direct the work of the association in the publications field, in conjunction with the editor; and (2) to make an annual report to the association.
Section 2: REVOLVING LOAN FUND: There shall be a standing committee of five, one of whom shall be elected annually for a five year term, whose duties shall be: (1) To act as trustees for the Revolving Loan Fund, performing such legal functions as necessary for the receiving of funds and properties and making, securing and collecting loans in accordance with the Corporate Articles and By-laws of the Revolving Loan Fund Committee, Incorporated: and (2) To make bi-annual and annual reports to the Missionary Committee and the messenger body when in annual session.
Section 3: ENROLLMENT AND FINANCES: There shall be a committee of three elected annually to serve for the following annual session whose duties shall be: (1) To receive church letters, petitionary letters and any finances brought to the annual session: (2) To report to the messenger body as soon as possible after the annual session opens for business concerning letters and finances received, and (3) To forward all letters and finances to the clerk after report is made to the messengers. NOTE: Churches not represented by messengers should send letters and finances to the clerk as early as possible before the annual session. This is not a standing committee.
Section 4: BMA OF OKLAHOMA YOUTH MINISTRIES: There shall be a committee of seven, elected on a staggered basis, for three year terms, whose duties shall be: (1) To act as trustees for the camp and other statewide youth ministries. (2) To direct the operation and functions of the camp in accordance with the by-laws of the camp. (3) To work with churches and youth ministers to develop additional youth ministries in Oklahoma. (4) To make an annual report to the association. This is not a standing committee.
Section 5: NOMINATING COMMITTEE: There shall be a committee of three elected annually to serve for the following annual session whose duties shall be to present to the messenger body, at the appropriate times, names to stand as nominees for the various committees called for by these Articles (except Nominating Committee). This is not a standing committee.
Section 6: A majority of the members of the Standing Committee shall be considered a quorum, unless otherwise specifically provided for.
Section 7: No person shall be eligible to serve on more than one Standing Committee. No two members of any Standing Committee shall be from the same church.
Section 8: AUDIT COMMITTEE: There shall be a committee of three elected annually to serve the association in auditing and reviewing all financial records of the Missions Department. A. They shall verify the accounting procedures and accuracy of those records indicating the income and disbursement of funds as received from the churches. B. An annual report of this committee will be given to the association.
Section 9: ARRANGEMENT COMMITTEE. There shall be a committee of five in making arrangements for the annual and mid-year associational meetings consisting of the President, the Host Pastor(s), WMA President, and the Director of Missions. The total combined budget for these two meetings is not to exceed $1,500.00 in amount and is to be taken from the General Fund of the BMA of Oklahoma.