Special Committees may be authorized by the Board to assist in the work of the Annual Conference, to study and report to the Division on special problems not in the province of any Standing Committee or to perform any other duties not specifically assigned to any officer or committee.
Special Committees for which the Board of Directors has designated no termination date shall automatically expire at the end of three years (at the time of the adjournment of the annual ALA Conference) unless otherwise ordered by the Board of Directors. (Article VIII, Section 3)
Chairpersons of Special Committees shall serve for the life of the committee. (Article VIII, Section 4d)