Board Structure

Board Structure

Committees of the board include Communications, Finance, Fund Development, Governance, Member Relations, Program, Scholar Relations, and University Relations. In addition, the president appoints the Allocations Committee and the chair for the Scholar Awards Luncheon.  The Nominating Committee is elected by the membership at the annual meeting in May.  

Committees

Communications Oversees all external and internal communications including annual report, newsletter, MailChimp, and website. 
Finance Oversees the chapter's finances by creating and tracking a yearly budget and monitoring investments.
Fund Development Builds long term relationships and financial commitment with the members, community, corporations, and foundations.
Governance Oversees the structural integrity of the chapter including document retention, long range plan, policies and procedures, and nominating committee.
Member Relations Recruits and retain a strong active membership including the new member orientation and the summer party.
Program Addresses the educational mission of the chapter by planning programs that educate and inform members and their guests about cutting-edge research.
Scholar Relations Builds relationships among members and scholars by organizing the scholar picnic, orientation for new scholars, celebrate the scholars, lab tours and maintaining a relationship with scholar alums.
University Relations  Serves as a liaison between the chapter and the university partners.

 

Special Committees

Allocations Determines the number of scholar awards to be allocated to each university partner.
Nominating Slates the officers and directors and members of the next Nominating Committee.  The officers and directors and members of the Nominating Committee are slated and approved at the Annual Meeting in May.
Scholar Awards Luncheon Plans and organizes the annual Scholar Awards Luncheon.