MISA BC was formed as an Association on 10 April, 1994. Representatives from twenty local government IT organizations met in Nanaimo to become the second MISA chapter in Canada.
MISA BC became a Society in May 2003 when it was incorporated under the BC Society Act.
The Operations Manual outlines the organization of the Association and provides detailed information on governance:
- Association Bylaws
- General operating policies and procedures
- Executive Committee position descriptions and duties
- Appointed Committee descriptions and responsibilities
The Executive Committee shall consist of the President, Vice President, Past President , Secretary and Treasurer. The Executive shall be responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Association and for carrying out the instructions and directions of the membership.
Committee chairpersons shall be appointed by the Executive following the annual general meeting, or from time to time. Committees will be responsible for the tasks and activities assigned by the Executive and shall prepare a written report at least annually to the Executive and any meetings.