*If deemed necessary and in concurrence with the Executive Board, appoint
subcommittees, task forces, or individuals to help accomplish the committee's
*Prepares and submit goals/actions recommended by the committee to the
Executive Board to include in the Chapter's annual plan of work.
*Prepare and submit an annual budget to the Executive Board for the committees
planned activities as indicated in the plan of work.
Duties of All Committee Members
*Attend every committee meeting if possible, on a timely and active basis.
*Accept committee assignments and complete them in the time agreed upon.
*Be positive, enthusiastic, and cooperative.
*Base your personal recommendations on what is best for the Chapter.
Duties of Newsletter Editor
(Appointed annually By Executive Board)
*Regularly attend Executive Board Meetings.
*Obtain information and publish quarterly newsletter.
*Publish newsletter for display on Chapter web site and email to each member.
Chapter Program Committee
*Monitor the strategic plan, reviewing and revising as appropriate.
*Prepare long range and annual work plans based on the strategic plan's goals and
*Seek funding sources to finance projects, activities, scholarships and programs.
*Develop/review officer and committee chairperson job descriptions and keep
*Monitor administrative functions, and make recommendations for improvement.
*Ensure Chapter bylaws are current and available to all members.
*Formulate processes for policy and resolution development.
*Develop a process for member input into policy and position statement
development and involvement in legislative affairs.
*Establish and maintain relations with state and national legislative bodies.
*Establish policy issues alliances with other groups/organizations as appropriate.
*Plan for lobbying efforts.
*Recommend level of Chapter involvement in legislative affairs.
*Recommend level of Chapter involvement in other organization's position
statement development, lobbying efforts, etc.
*Advise and counsel the President in the making issues/policy related public
appearance, statements, etc., on behalf of the Chapter.