General Purpose:

Provide advocacy to all branches of government not only to the Legislative and Executive Branches but also to the Judicial Branch.  Defend the collective interest of VMA members against violations of the constitution, laws, rules, and regulations by the executive and legislative branches.   All legal actions taken by VMA must align with the VMA mission.

Governance:  Application and Board Approval

VMA management shall present an application for each legal action to the board of directors for approval.

The presentations shall include:

  • Defined goals, the expected results, and definition of risks (defined by economic impact)
  • Allies and potential coalitions that may join the cause
  • Identification of dedicated oversight of all actions
  • Internal and/or external resources requested
  • Budget proposal
  • Sources for funding