You have just formed a new consortium and you're anxious to begin work - real work - on meeting your goals and objectives. Your chances for success will be much higher if you first have a solid foundation in place. Here is a handy checklist you should have before starting your first technical committee or working group.
For the Organization as a Whole:
✓ RoP or Rules of Procedure. This document describes how groups are formed, how they conduct business, and how they are closed.