As outlined in the FCAP Bylaws the following standing committee structure is used by the FCAP Board of Directors to execute the Association’s business. These Committees do not have standard meeting dates, but are convened as needed.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE – Marie Frey, Chair
This Committee consists of the FCAP Board President who serves as Committee Chair, the Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer and is responsible for exercising the power of the Board between meetings with the exception of amending the bylaws. This Committee also evaluates performance and salary of the Executive Director. The Board may invite additional Directors to serve on the Executive Committee as needed.
FINANCE COMMITTEE – Cheryl White, Chair
The Finance Committee consists of the Treasurer, who serves as Committee Chair, the Board Chair, and at least two other board members. The Committee is responsible for ensuring that financial management policies and practices are documented and followed; that the annual audit occurs in a timely fashion for presentation at the annual meeting, and that any changes recommended by the outside auditor are incorporated in financial practices as required; developing, overseeing and reviewing monthly written financial statements and reports, the annual budget, IRS 990 and BOC forms and long range financial planning documents.
GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE – Kelly Ranieli, Chair
The Governance Committee consists of the Vice President, who chairs the Committee, and one to three additional Directors. The committee is responsible for identifying and recruiting new board members; presenting slate of board officers and members for vote at the annual meeting; reviewing committee structure based on written charters and membership; reviewing bylaws at the close of each fiscal year; developing and implementing board orientation program for new members; promoting training and development of board members; ensuring that the Conflict of Interest statement is up to date and signed annually; and, maintaining a current strategic plan.
LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE – Rosalie Danchanko, Chair
The Legislative Committee consists of one of the Board members serving as Chair and at least two other individuals from the Board and/or membership. Responsibilities include research and evaluation of any legislative actions that would affect or pertain to members of the Association; dissemination of information about such legislation to the Executive Committee and to the membership, if so directed by the Chair of the Board; with the complete approval of the Board, prepare and disseminate policy statements about issues which will effect or pertain to members of the Association.; and participate in educational meetings with Legislators and/or their Aides on issues which will effect or pertain to members of the Association.
The Conference Committee is chaired or co-chaired by the Board and consists of at least two other individuals from the Board and/or membership. Committee responsibilities include organizing and presenting an annual educational conference for members of the Association; developing the conference agenda and securing knowledgeable and applicable presenters; selecting the venue for the conference and negotiating a contract for needed services; securing sponsors for the conference to minimize registration costs for members; and marketing and promotion of the conference with members and identified non-members.
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