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Constitution and Bylaws


We, the members of AI SafeGuard, a diverse group of cybersecurity, Trust and Safety experts, policymakers, and concerned individuals, united by a shared commitment to ensuring the safe and beneficial development and use of artificial intelligence (AI), do hereby establish this Constitution and Bylaws to govern our organization and its activities.

Article I: Mission

Section 1.1: The mission of AI SafeGuard is to:

  • Raise awareness of the potential security or safety gaps of AI and promote the development of safe and beneficial AI systems.
  • Lower the bar for everyone to evaluate the security posture of an AI product or algorithm and make informed decisions to remediate risks.
  • Advocate for policies and regulations that ensure the responsible development and use of AI.

Article II: Vision

Section 2.1: AI SafeGuard envisions a future in which:

  • AI is used safely and beneficially to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.
  • Humans and AI coexist peacefully and productively.

Article III: Membership

  • Section 3.1: Membership in AI SafeGuard shall be open to individuals who share the organization’s mission and vision and are committed to its goals.
  • Section 3.2: Categories of membership shall be established by the Board of Directors, which may include regular members, student members, organizational members, and honorary members.
  • Section 3.3: The rights and responsibilities of each membership category shall be defined in the Bylaws.

Article IV: Governance

  • Section 4.1: AI SafeGuard shall be governed by a Board of Directors elected by the membership.
  • Section 4.2: The Board of Directors shall be responsible for the overall management of the organization, including setting strategic direction, approving budgets, and overseeing the activities of the organization.
  • Section 4.3: The officers of AI SafeGuard shall be elected by the Board of Directors and shall include a President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

Article V: Activities

  • Section 5.1: AI SafeGuard shall carry out its mission through a variety of activities, including:
    • Researching and publishing reports on the safety and security of AI systems
    • Developing educational materials and training programs
    • Convening conferences and workshops
    • Advocating for responsible AI policies and regulations
    • Collaborating with other organizations

Article VI: Amendments

  • Section 6.1: This Constitution may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the membership present at a duly constituted meeting.


The Bylaws of AI SafeGuard shall further define the organization’s structure, governance, and operations, including:

  • Membership categories and requirements
  • Election procedures for the Board of Directors and officers
  • Duties and responsibilities of the Board of Directors and officers
  • Financial management
  • Conflict resolution procedures
  • Dissolution procedures

These Bylaws may be amended by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.

Disclaimer: This is a sample Constitution and Bylaws for AI SafeGuard based on the provided information and the IEEE Constitution and Bylaws. It is recommended that AI SafeGuard consult with legal counsel to ensure that the Constitution and Bylaws comply with all applicable laws and regulations.