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[Adopted effective March 12, 1984. Effective dates of amendments: June 13, 1986; January 1, 1990; November 16, 2009; and February 20, 2014.]

There shall be a Finance Committee not having or exercising the authority of the Board, to advise the Executive Committee on matters of NFA financial policy including the establishment of major plans and priorities regarding the commitment and expenditure of NFA funds and the establishment of dues, assessments, fees and other charges upon Members and others. The Finance Committee shall consist of six members as follows:

    (a) NFA's President;

    (b) NFA's Vice Chairman (who shall act as Chairman of the Finance Committee); and

    (c) Six (6) other Directors as follows who shall not also be members of the Executive Committee and who shall be proposed by the Executive Committee and appointed by the Board at the first Board meeting in each fiscal year:

      (i) One (1) Director representing contract markets;
      (ii) One (1) Director representing FCMs, LTMs or IBs;
      (iii) One (1) Director representing SDs or MSPs;
      (iv) One (1) Director representing CPOs or CTAs; and
      (v) Two (2) Directors who are Public Representatives (See Article XVIII).

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