Chapter Advocacy Guidance

Chapter Advocacy Guidance

  • IRS 501 (c) (3) tax exemption status requires no influence of elections.
    • Therefore, we are prohibited from engaging, directly or indirectly, in any political campaign for or against a candidate for local, state or federal office.
  • We can all meet with our senators, representatives, and congressional staff.
    • Meet as a U.S. Citizen, Constituent, Soldier, Veteran, Patriot and AUSA Member – Region/Chapter President
  • Advocate for AUSA Focus Areas.
  • AUSA does not lobby or advocate for state and local legislation.
  • Be careful inviting elected officials to an AUSA event:
    • No campaign speeches or campaigning.
    • Consult with VP, Membership & Meetings and Government Affairs

 

Any questions regarding chapter advocacy should be directed to a member of the Government Affairs team.

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