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 – V&L Committee Charter 2019

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, Committee Chair
Jeremy Anderson, Bay Path University
Kevin Brassard, Nichols College
Michael Cato, Bowdoin College
Steven Gstalder, Albertus Magnus College
Janet Hill, Tufts University
Fred Kass, Trinity College
Patty Patria, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
M. Patty Petersen, Southern New Hampshire University
Candace Sleeman, Southern New Hampshire University
Stan Waddell, Carnegie Mellon University
Karen Warren, Wesleyan University
Lisa DiMauro, NERCOMP

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:
Laura Garcia, Greenfield Community College, Committee Chair
Mark Davis Jr., Swarthmore College
Christine Fitzgerald, Tufts University
Andrea Milligan, North Shore Community College
Aixa Pomales, Swarthmore College
Joel Price, Swarthmore College
Jay Rozgonyi, Fairfield University
Lucy Wang, Bridgewater State University
Lisa DiMauro, NERCOMP
Ananda Jones, NERCOMP
Amy Schack, NERCOMP

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:
Kevin Brassard, NERCOMP Chair, Nichols College
Robin Robinson, NERCOMP Vice-Chair, Framingham State University
Fred Kass, NERCOMP Treasurer, Trinity College
Cindy Mitchell, NERCOMP Secretary, Colby College

FINANCE COMMITTEE – Finance-Charter-2018

The NERCOMP finance committee advises the treasurer, and through he/she, 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, Trinity College
Candace Sleeman, NERCOMP Treasurer-Elect, Southern New Hampshire University
George Claffey, Central Connecticut State University
Themba Flowers, Yale University
Laura Garcia, Greenfield Community College
Janet Hill, Tufts University
Aixa Pomales, Swarthmore College
Pennie Turgeon, New York Institute of Technology
Lisa DiMauro, NERCOMP

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE – Governance Charter 2019

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:
Karen Warren, Wesleyan University, Committee Chair
Kevin Brassard, Nichols College
Themba Flowers, Yale University
Cindy Mitchell, Colby College
Robin Robinson, Framingham State University
Lisa DiMauro, NERCOMP
Ananda Jones, NERCOMP

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:
Kara Amana, Harvard Business School, Committee co-Chair
Mark Berman, Siena College, Committee co-Chair
George Claffey, Central Connecticut State University
Andrea Milligan, North Shore Community College
Lisa Trubitt, University at Albany
Pennie Turgeon, New York Institute of Technology
Catherine Yang – Educause Representative (ex officio)

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, Framingham State University, Committee Chair
Jeffrey Berliner, Institute for Advanced Study
Kevin Brassard, Nichols College
Mark Davis Jr., Swarthmore College
Robert Harris, William Paterson University
Michael Hilborn, Harvard University
Eric LePage, Bridgewater State University
Cindy Li, Bridgewater State University
Leslie Lindenauer, Western Connecticut State University
Aura Lippincott, Western Connecticut State University
Erica Lucci, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
Andrea Milligan, North Shore Community College
Mary Parlett-Sweeney, Siena College
Aixa Pomales, Swarthmore College
Jay Rozgonyi, Fairfield University, Annual Conference Committee Chair
Rachel Schnepper, Wesleyan University
Candace Sleeman, Southern New Hampshire University
Amber Vaill, Becker College
Lisa DiMauro, NERCOMP
Ananda Jones, NERCOMP
Amy Schack, NERCOMP