Membership Involvement Committee

Debbie Smith
Region 13
San Marcos, TX

Committee Members
Linda Gibson, JoAnne Scalf, Lisa Van Gemert, Shelley Leigh Ballard, Tish Cawley, Elizabeth Floreani, Tara Moore, Brenda Davis, Mary Christopher, Ph.D., JJ Colburn and Justin Ables

Structure and Responsibilities
TAGT Policy and Procedures call for Governance and Organizational Committees for the purpose of helping the Board do its job. Committees generally meet twice a year and are charged with providing a semi-annual report of their activities to the President of the Board. The Membership Involvement Committee is designated as an Organizational Committee.

Membership Involvement Committee Responsibilities

  1. Oversee the TAGT Awards processes for the state awards program, including nominations, selection, and presentation.
  2. Monitor, review and develop, and implement effective strategies to support the recruitment and retention of association members.
  3. Monitor, review, develop, and implement an array of volunteer engagement opportunities for members.
  4. Support efforts to create meaningful engagement for attendees at TAGT events.

Membership Involvement Committee Structure
According to the Policies and Procedures the structure of this committee is:

  1. The Leadership Development Committee will appoint a vice chair of each Organizational Committee to a two-year leadership term that will include one year in the vice chair role, immediately followed by one year in the role of chair.
  2. Each Organizational Committee will have an assigned Board liaison. The Board liaison is a non-voting member of the committee whose duties include advising and assisting the committee in achieving its charge.
  3. The Leadership Development Committee shall appoint the committee members. Committee members may not be members of the Board.
  4. Each committee shall have a minimum of four members and a maximum of 12 members.
  5. Each committee will elect a secretary at the first meeting.