This article is from the The Religious Society of Friends FAQ, by Marc Mengel firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
Since most Unprogrammed Friends' meetings don't have a paid
staff of any kind most activities are performed by various
Committees of the membership. Most larger meetings have at
least 10 committees of varying description to maintain the
building, make or organize food, watch the finances, send
out a newsletter, etc.
Committees often recommend items to the Monthly meeting for
action, and are generally required to meet (at least)