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Committee Charges

The bylaw charges reflect the following structure composed of five committees:


Executive Committee
The Executive Committee, comprised of the officers of the ASHHRA Board of Directors, provides leadership and governance to the monitoring board.  This committee is dedicated to the sound and responsible operation of ASHHRA and will base its decisions on effective management and governance principles, the organization’s guiding values, and the best interest of its members.

Chair
President, Board of Directors

Other members
Vice President
Treasurer
Immediate Past President
Executive Director (non-voting)

Deliverables

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Advocacy Committee
The Advocacy Committee monitors national and state legislative and labor developments and researches, develops and promotes advocacy programs that represent the interests of the membership, human resources professionals and the health care industry.

Chair
Appointed by the President

Membership Criteria
Although volunteer opportunities are a recognized way for ASHHRA members to gain valuable professional development opportunities and visibility, membership on ASHHRA committees is not restricted to members.  In certain cases, non-ASHHRA members may be asked to serve on various committees based on their professional experiences and expertise.

Deliverables

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Learning and Education Committee
The Learning and Education Committee will assess the needs of members by analyzing internal and external market research to identify those services and product opportunities that bring value to membership.  The committee will develop programs, products, and services that support the ASHHRA strategic plan and will work closely with ASHHRA staff to identify resources to design and implement them, as well as provide members with a valuable professional development opportunity.

Chair
Appointed by the president

Membership Criteria
Although volunteer opportunities are a recognized way for ASHHRA members to gain valuable professional development opportunities and visibility, membership on ASHHRA committees is not restricted to members only.  In certain cases, non-ASHHRA members may be asked to serve on various committees based on their professional experiences and expertise.

Deliverables

1. Regional and national telecommunications education conferences.
2. Publications and reference resources.
3. Collaborative ventures.
4. Initiatives that address emerging and important issues to members and their profession.

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Regional, Chapter, and Member Services Committee
The Regional, Chapter and Member Services Committee works closely with Regional and Chapter Leaders to serve the needs of ASHHRA members by soliciting feedback from members; recommending goals and strategies to retain current members and recruit new members; and assisting in the training and development of Chapter Leaders. This committee acts as the “eyes and ears” of the nine regions providing a conduit for dialogue and discussion between the grassroots membership and the national Board of Directors.

Chair
Regional Director

Membership Criteria
Regional Consultants elected by their regions (see Regional Consultant Job Description).

Deliverables

 


Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee communicates Board volunteer opportunities to members and articulates the skills and experience needed for specific Board roles.  This committee is responsible for developing a comprehensive and strategic slate of candidates that meets the current and future needs of ASHHRA members. Additionally, this committee is responsible for Board succession planning to ensure the continued strength and continuity of the Board of Directors of ASHHRA.

Chair
Immediate Past President

The Nominating Committee will consist of seven members:

Immediate Past President
Two members elected by the Board of Directors from among its own members.
One member appointed by the President with approval of the Board.
One member recommended by the previous Nominating Committee.
One additional Past President.
Current Vice President

Criteria for Membership

Deliverables

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