Committees

Interested in volunteering your time and energy to help cultivate communities of practice around information and technology, promote strategic partnerships, and advance innovation and leadership in educational institutions across the Northeastern United States? We’d love for you to join us! The Board of Directors have organized committees to handle specific topics. If you would like to volunteer your time, energy and ideas to a committee, or if you wish to direct a question to a committee, please e-mail us at nercomp@nercomp.org.

 

VENDOR and LICENSING COMMITTEE – VL-Charter-2018

The Vendor and Licensing committee works with NERCOMP’s vendors and partners to promote the leverage inherent in NERCOMP’s broad membership, and to obtain better pricing, licensing, service and support for NERCOMP members. Some of the vendors with whom the Vendor and Licensing committee currently interfaces are Microsoft, Wolfram Research and Adobe.

Committee Members:
Ananda Jones, NERCOMP Vendor Relations & Senior Project Manager, Committee Chair
Jeremy Anderson, Committee Member
Kevin Brassard, Board Member, Committee Member
Michael Cato, Board Member, Committee Member
Fred Kass, NERCOMP Treasurer, Committee Member
Patty Patria, Committee Member
Stan Waddell, Board Member, Committee Member
Karen Warren, NERCOMP Chair, Committee Member
Lisa DiMauro, NERCOMP Director of Operations

COMMUNITY RELATIONS – Community-Relations-Charter2018 

The Community Relations Committee seeks to strengthen and promote member participation in NERCOMP and its programs to encourage a strong, dynamic community. This includes providing guidance and oversight for clear and compelling communications to members.  Strong communications, which incorporate use of the web and social media, are promoted through individuals, groups at member organizations, and within NERCOMP.

Committee Members:

Kara Amana, Board Member,Committee Chair
Mark Davis Jr.,Committee Member
Erin Courville, Committee Member
Christine Fitzgerald, Committee Member
Andrea Milligan, Committee Member
Mary Parlett-Sweeney, Board Member, Committee Member
Lisa Trubitt, Board member, Committee Member
Lisa DiMauro, NERCOMP Director of Operations
Ananda Jones, NERCOMP Vendor Relations & Senior Project Manager
Amy Schack, NERCOMP Program Coordinator

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

The Executive committee is responsible for managing the financial and administrative aspects of NERCOMP. The committee is charged with reviewing the bylaws and compliance at NERCOMP, and is responsible for maintaining NERCOMP’s relationship with EDUCAUSE. The committee also provides regular financial reporting, and ensures annual independent audits are conducted. Members of the Executive committee also work on nominations, board elections, officer elections and succession planning.

Committee Members:
Karen Warren, NERCOMP Chair, Committee Chair
Robin Robinson, NERCOMP Vice Chair, Committee Vice Chair
Fred Kass, NERCOMP Treasurer, Committee Member
Cindy Mitchell, NERCOMP Secretary, Committee Member

FINANCE COMMITTEE – Finance-Charter-2018

The NERCOMP finance committee advises the treasurer, and through her, the NERCOMP board, on financial matters, and it recommends such policies, procedures, or practices as it deems consistent with sound financial management.  Membership will be drawn from NERCOMP board members and officers, past treasurers, and other individuals with experience in finance and accounting. It is chaired by the treasurer.

Committee Members:
Fred Kass, NERCOMP Treasurer, Committee Chair
George Claffey, Past Board Member, Committee Member
Themba Flowers, Board Member, Committee Member
Laura Garcia, Board Member, Committee Member
Pennie Turgeon, Past Treasurer, Committee Member
Lisa DiMauro, NERCOMP Director of Operations

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE – Governance-Charter-2018

The NERCOMP governance committee ensures that the board fulfills its legal, ethical and functional responsibilities through adequate governance policy development, recruitment strategies, board leadership and education.

Committee Members:
Kara Amana, Board member, Committee Chair
Cindy Mitchell, NERCOMP Secretary Committee Member
Robin Robinson, NERCOMP Vice Chair, Committee Member
Lisa Trubitt, Board Member, Committee Member
Amber Vaill, Board Member, Committee Member
Karen Warren, NERCOMP Chair, Committee Member
Lisa DiMauro, NERCOMP Director of Operations
Ananda Jones, NERCOMP Vendor Relations & Senior Project Manager

NOMINATING COMMITTEE – CHARTER

The Nominating Committee oversees the election process for NERCOMP’s Board of Trustees. Elected candidates serve on the NERCOMP Board for a three-year term.

Committee Members:
Mark Berman, Committee Chair
George Claffey, Committee Member
Lee Hisle, Committee Member
Andrea Milligan, Committee Member
Catherine Yang – Educause Representative (ex officio), Committee Member

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE – PD-Charter-2018

The Professional Development Committee includes both the Annual Conference committee and the PDO committee. The Annual Conference committee focuses on planning and operating NERCOMP’s Annual Conference, including solicitation of proposals, proposal selection, pre-conference selection and the development of an effective, high-level strategy and program for each year’s event. The Chair of the Annual Conference Committee will be the advocate for this group. The PDO committee focuses on “hot topics,” specifically current events and issues that appeal to NERCOMP members. The PDO committee solicits participation in PDOs, recruits leaders and coordinators who are crucial to the development and maintenance of this vital program, and manages the annual review of the special interest groups.

Committee Members:
Robin Robinson, NERCOMP Vice Chair, Committee Chair
Kevin Brassard, Board Member, Committee Member
Mark Davis Jr., Committee Member
Michael Hilborn, Committee Member
Leslie Lindenauer, Committee Member
Aura Lippincott, Committee Member
Cindy Mitchell, NERCOMP Secretary, Committee Member
Andrea Milligan, Committee Member
Mary Parlett-Sweeney, Board Member, Annual Conference Committee Chair
Aixa Pomales, Committee Member
Jay Rozgonyi, Committee Member, Annual Conference Committee Vice Chair
Amber Vaill, Board Member, Committee Member
Lisa DiMauro, NERCOMP Director of Operations
Ananda Jones, NERCOMP Vendor Relations & Senior Project Manager
Amy Schack, NERCOMP Program Coordinator

STRATEGIC PLANNING TASK FORCE

The NERCOMP Board is undertaking a planning exercise to develop a three to five year Strategic Plan. This task force was created and is empowered to lead the process of defining actionable goals and initiatives in support of the plan and to share the recommendations with the board. The task force will remain in existence for the duration of the planning and adoption process of the Strategic Plan.

Committee Members:
Kara Amana, Board Member, Committee Chair
Mary Parlett-Sweeney, Board Member, Committee Member
Robin Robinson, NERCOMP Vice Chair, Committee Member
Ananda Jones, NERCOMP Vendor Relations & Senior Project Manager
Lisa DiMauro, NERCOMP Director of Operations