Hearings: Background and Authority

The hearings process derives its authority from Article IX, Section 5 of the Bylaws of American Mensa.

The manner in which a hearing is to be conducted is described in Appendix 5 to the Actions Still in Effect, "Policies and Rules Governing the Conduct of Hearings."

The manner in which the Hearings Committee is selected has been the subject of many discussions over time. Sander Rubin is one who has offered both historical perspective and commentary.