AIR FORCE - AFI 36-3111
AIR FORCE AID SOCIETY
|Publication Date:||15 October 2014|
The AFAS serves as the official charity of the Air Force, incorporated under the laws of the state of Virginia as a private, nonprofit organization which promotes the Air Force mission by helping to relieve financial distress of Air Force members and their families as a step toward a lasting solution to their financial problems. The Society also assists Airmen and their families with their educational goals, and looks for opportunities to improve Quality of Life through proactive programs.
The Air Force recognizes the value of AFAS services and resources, and supports AFAS activities with manpower, office space and communications within the extent permissible by laws, regulations and policy.
The AFAS Corporate Organization consists of a Board of Trustees, which provides policy direction for AFAS operations and for the control and disposition of AFAS property and funds. The Board consists of not more than 23 members.
The Secretary of the Air Force; Chief of Staff of the Air Force and spouse; Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services; Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Budget); Judge Advocate General of the Air Force; Surgeon General of the Air Force; and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force and spouse are Board trustees by virtue of their position. The other trustees are elected and serve 3-year terms.
The president and vice president of the Board of Trustees are officers elected by the Board of Trustees.
The HQ AFAS Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible to the Board of Trustees for implementing assistance policy established by the Board; formulating procedures to execute Board policy; day-to-day supervision of AFAS operations; and for controlling, accounting, and disposing of all funds and property of the AFAS and publishes an annual report of AFAS giving and operations.