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Role of Representatives
Attend meetings about what they stand for
Represent the people
Make decisions that consider the needs of all the people
They express the ideas and vision of the people they represent
Responsibility of Representative
Representatives are accountable for communicating to the people.
To do what they said they would.
Purpose of Associations
They represent a group of people
Definition: A group of people who united for a joint purpose
To lobby the government about things that they want
To stand for a certain group of people's rights
How Associations make decisions
All of the members Associations are electorates, and can vote.
They vote to elect a/some representatives
Often have multiple representatives
In the ACFA there is an annual meeting to discuss issues
How do Associations communicate with members
Through annual meetings
By sending mail or letters