Per Resolution No. 160001-A entitled The Rules of Council:

“The President, after consultation with the Majority Leadership, shall also appoint all special committees and the Chairs and Vice-Chairs thereof, and may fill vacancies that occur therein.

The President, as well as the Majority Leader, shall be a member of every committee, except on the Committee on Ethics, if removed from the committee as provided herein.”

Read the Rules of Council in full.