Standing committees are permanent bodies with specific responsibilities spelled out in each committees description. Committees must include at least three members, who will elect one member to act as Chairperson. Standing committees include:
Committee on Intelligence
Members: Minister Elberich Haltring, Minister Salazar Demes, Minister Vanidicus Alexander
Description: The Committee on Intelligence is tasked with overseeing the operations of the various intelligence agencies of Dalaran. They include the Dalaran Intelligence Service, which operates in foreign territories, the Department of Magical Defense, which operates domestically and abroad with a focus on the Forbidden Magics Act, and the Reconnaissance and Intelligence Bureau which gathers intelligence for military use.
Committee on Arcane Measurement Standards
Members: Deputy-Minister Farel Arc (Chairperson), Minister Fuerel Pyrestaff
Description: The Committee on Arcane Measurement Standards was formed by Senator Farel Arc to report to the senate at large on research being done in the field of measuring arcane energy within the Ministry of Academics. It will then make a recommendation regarding the adoption of the measurements as a standard for the senate.
Select and special committees are created for clearly specified purposes and are often not permanent. Special and Select Committees must include at least three members, who will elect one member to act as Chairperson. Current and Former Special and Select Committees include:
Members: Minister Zanbor Emerson (Chairperson), Minister Elberich Haltring, Senator Mab Nimue
Description: The Select Committee on Forbidden Magics was tasked with reviewing the Forbidden Magics sections of the Laws of Dalaran. They listen to testimony from people who wish to tighten the restrictions and those who wish for them to be loosened. At the end of all the testimonies, they will report back to the Senate with their recommendations.