2015 Spring Conference Planning Committee

Conference Planning Committee:

ROLE OF THE COMMITTEE

The AMA Spring Conference Committee shall:

  • Plan the annual Spring Conference;
  • Develop a Spring Conference program, keeping in mind the objectives the AMANS;
  • Plan and develop any pre- and/or post-Spring Conference events;
  • Work with the Executive Director to suggest names for the speakers of workshops;
  • Approve and work within a Spring Conference budget;
  • Solicit sponsorship in the amount outlined in the budget;
  • Suggest and assist with the organization of Spring Conference social and networking events.

ROLE OF THE CHAIR

The Chair of the Spring Conference Planning Committee shall:

  • Ensure that the work of the Spring Conference Planning Committee is in keeping with the overall goals and objectives of the AMANS;
  • Convene and preside over meetings of the Spring Conference Planning Committee;
  • Set the agenda for each Spring Conference Planning Committee meeting, in consultation with the Executive Director;
  • Assign work to Committee members;
  • Report to the Executive on Committee's progress;
  • Attend the Annual Spring Conference and Chair such events as deemed appropriate.

ROLE OF THE VICE-CHAIR

The Vice-Chair shall fulfill the duties of the Chair in the absence of the Chair.

ROLE OF COMMITTEE MEMBER

A member of the AMA Spring Conference Planning Committee shall:

  • Regularly attend Spring Conference Planning Committee meetings;
  • Makes a serious commitment to participate actively in Committee work;
  • Volunteer for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them in a thorough and timely manner;
  • Stay informed about Committee matters, prepare themselves well for meetings, and review and comment on minutes and reports;
  • Attend the Annual Spring Conference, chair Conference sessions and assist on-site where necessary.