NLSSA Committees

5/31/2019

Purpose of the Committees

The NLSSA President appoints committees to divide the Executive Board's workload.  The committees study issues in their assigned areas and make recommendations to the Executive Board. 

2018-2019 NLSSA Committees

Committee Responsibilities Members
Awards
  • Created in NLSSA Policies & Procedures Manual.
  • Administer the NLSSA Awards Program.
  • Make recommendations for improvements to the Awards Program.
  • facilitate the awards presentation at the fall annual training conference
  • Chuck Williams, S.C. – Chair
  • David Sauceda, Texas
  • Jimmetta Gourdine, Alabama
Budget
  • Created in NLSSA Policies & Procedures Manual.
  • Provide fiscal oversight of NLSSA financial resources.

In recent years, this function has been handled by the NLSSA Treasurer, in coordination with NCSL liaison.

  • Lisa Macaulay, Wisc. (NLSSA Treasurer)
Bylaws and Procedural Review
  • Ceated in NLSSA Policies & Procedures Manual.
  • Recommend amendments/changes to the NLSSA Bylaws or NLSSA Policies & Procedures Manual.
  • Rod Welsh, Texas – Chair
  • John Hancock, S.C.
  • Elizabeth Garzone, Texas
  • Rick DeLeon, Texas
  • Steve Witmer, Va.
Conference Oversight
  • Created in NLSSA Policies & Procedures Manual.
  • Assist with planning and coordination of the fall annual training conference.
  • Clarence Russ, La. – Chair
  • Jimmetta Gourdine, Ala.
International Relations
  • Created in NLSSA Policies & Procedures Manual.
  • Maintain communication with NLSSA’s current international members. 
  • Expand communication/involvement with potential international members.
  • Develop criteria for a new international award.
  • Anthony (Steve) Pike, Va  - Chair
  • Chuck Williams, S.C.
  • Matt Jones, Wash.
Membership
  • Created in NLSSA Policies & Procedures Manual.
  • Identify potential candidates for membership.
  • Recommend ways to improve communication with the NLSSA members.
  • Tony Aitken, Wash. - Chair
  • Richard Webb, S.C.
  • Matt Jones, Wash.
Newsletter and Publications
  • Created in NLSSA Policies & Procedures Manual.
  • Solicit material and produce the NLSSA newsletter.

In recent years, this function has been handled by the NLSSA Secretary, in coordination with NCSL liaison.

  • Virginia Drew, N.H. (NLSSA Secretary)
Elections and Nominations
  • Required by NLSSA Bylaws and mentioned in NLSSA Policies & Procedures Manual.
  • Oversee the annual process for nominating candidates for election to the NLSSA Executive Board
  • Rick DeLeon, Tex. – Chair
  • Steven Witmer, Va.
  • Janet Miller, Vt.