Constitution & Bylaws


These By-Laws provide rules, as specified by and in compliance with the Articles of Incorporation, for the governance of the International Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy – An International Community (also herein referred to as the Association, and by its initials, IAAGT-AIC and IAAGT), and for the functioning of the Association’s Board of Directors (also herein referred to as the Board) which shall develop and set, consistent with the mode of functioning of this organization, all Association policy, and for the Association’s Executive Council (also herein referred to as the Council, or as the Officers of the Association, or as the EC) which shall provide leadership for the Association and carry out the decisions of the Board to the best of its ability.

The Association is organized and certified as a non-stock, non-profit corporation entitled to engage in any lawful act or activity exclusively for educational, scientific, and charitable purposes except that no part of the activities of the Association shall consist of the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to intervene in any of these Articles, nor otherwise engaging in activities not permitted to be carried on by an organization exempt from Federal Income Tax under Section 501(c)(3), or by an organization, contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2), of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law).