Committees


The bylaws of NARA state that leadership and oversight be provided by standing and ad hoc committees. The following committees are currently serving the Association.

Committee Committee Charge Chair
Adult Care The adult care committee is an ad hoc committee charged with promoting adult care issues. Alfred Johnson
Child Welfare The child welfare committee is an ad hoc committee charged with promoting child welfare issues. Tom Van der Veen
Finance &
Asset Management
The finance and asset management committee shall recommend financial policies to the Board, review the annual budget and all financial reports prepared by Association staff and/or accounting firms for approval by the Board of Directors. The chair of this Committee shall be the Treasurer Terry Jarvis
Governance The governance committee shall review and make recommendations on Bylaws and policies to the Board of Directors for approval. Steven Eng
Membership

The membership committee shall provide strategic guidance and support in the areas of membership development, retention and benefits.

Mike Boland
Professional
Development

The professional development committee shall be responsible for the development of educational and professional development products and services, consultant application review, provides support to the Seminar Planning Committee and provides support on execution of the regional training pilot.

Debby Russo
Promising
Practices

The promising practice committee is an ad hoc committee charged with assisting in the review of submissions and in recommending which applicants should be recognized by NARA.

 Alicia Jenkins
Research &
Development

The research & development committee is an ad hoc committee which provides guidance on, and reviews, research and development.

 Michelle Thomas