The committee shall be advisory in nature. The committee and its members will not have voting powers in the Plenary and shall advise the delegates and other standing committees or working groups in matters that concern competition
The committee shall be responsible for the following:
Provide for a public and open forum at each major event for constructive input from competition pilots’ issues that may concern them. Results of each forum to be sent to each committee member.
Whereas there is currently no requirement that a delegate or existing committee member of the CIA be a competitor, the Competitor's Committee shall be comprised of only top ranked and actively competitive pilots representing their respective countries.
The committee shall consist of a core of 20 competitors representing the very most active and top ranked of the competitor nations using a proportional or semi-proportional selection method. In this manner, the committee shall have a direct and link to the current concerns of the competitive community. Thecommittee may chose to invite other competitors to the committee if they show particular aptitude, interest and responsibility regardless of that member's competitor population. Thereby, any truly interested competitor from any nation would have an equal chance of serving and contributing to the core group of the committee. The committee shall choose officers on an annual basis in accordance with CIA practices.
A delegation of the committee shall be present at the annual plenary meeting and have the same rights as delegates with the exception that they may not vote in the plenary. Committee members, designated by the committee, shall have the right to speak during a Plenary. It is suggested that the bulk of the work of the committee be done via e-mail and that the competitor members communicate with their competition populations in the same manner on a regular basis. The beginning membership of the committee will be taken from the top of the respective National Championships. If any competitor chooses not to serve as a member of the committee, the next highest-ranking competitor shall become eligible. Each year the membership of the committee shall be adjusted to reflect the current top ranking of each country and a new committee Chairman shall be installed. Rotation of the chairmanship would be required on an annual basis. The committee's operations and recommendations shall be open and available to the public.