Annual Meeting Program Committee
The Annual Meeting Program Committee is responsible for the theme, program content, and the social and other activities associated with the annual meeting. The Committee ensures that the meeting provides affordable and quality education and networking experiences that meet the needs of the members.
The Audit Committee is comprised of three members appointed by the president. The committee will be given guidance from the organization’s independent CPA firm and will report the internal audit findings and recommendations for improvements to the Board of Directors. The committee is responsible for reviewing the annual financial statements and management letter prepared by the audit firm, to advise and recommend changes, obtain clarification and supporting documentation from the auditor, accountants, SRA International treasurer and other staff.
The Awards Committee is responsible for the selection of the most qualified nominees and/or recipients for the various awards of the Society as prescribed by the Board of Directors.
The Bylaws Committee receives or prepares all proposed Bylaw amendments and, after review and possible revision, makes recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding the proposed amendments. The committee shall be responsible for parliamentary procedures at Society meetings. The composition of the Bylaws Committee shall be a chair appointed by the president, and the bylaws chair of each section and of each division.
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Development and Finance Committee
The Development and Finance Committee (DFC) establishes guidelines for budget and financial reporting, monitors the financial affairs of the Society, seeks new sources of revenue and makes recommendations on other financial matters as directed by the Board of Directors. The composition of the DFC shall be the treasurer of each section and of each division and the treasurer of the Society, who will serve as the committee chair.
Education and Professional Development Committee
The Education and Professional Development Committee (EPDC) is responsible for the implementation of quality programs to serve the needs of members, including program identification and development, budgeting and evaluation. The committee shall be responsible for the programming of both on-site meetings and online educational content. The chair of the committee shall be appointed by the president.
The Executive Committee is responsible for managing the affairs of the Society between meetings of the Board of Directors. All actions of the Executive Committee shall be reported to the Board of Directors at the next meeting of the Board for approval. The Executive Committee is comprised of the officers of the Society and one other member of the Board of Directors who shall be nominated by the president and voted upon by the Board of Directors at the first meeting following the annual business meeting.
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The Membership Committee is responsible for reviewing membership criteria and benefits, developing and recommending programs for the recruitment and retention of members, maintaining close liaison with the sections and divisions in relation to their membership programs, and ensuring that statistical data and information on membership are maintained by the Society. The committee shall also develop membership and information materials for distribution in North America and to foreign countries. The composition of the committee shall be a Chair, appointed by the president, and the membership chair of each section and each division, a representative from the Chapter Relations Committee and a non-voting liaison from the Board of Directors who is appointed by the president.
Section, Division, and Chapter Presidents Committee
The Section, Division and Chapter Presidents Committee is responsible for coordinating activities of the sections, divisions, and chapters in support of the overall mission of the Society.