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Committees

Committees and Responsibilites

If you're interested on serving on any of these committees, or would like more information about them, please contact us.

Agency Relations

The Agency Relations Committee's responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the fund distribution process, including agency applications and reports
  • Strengthening the non-profit sector of the community by determining and providing needed and appropriate resources (beyond funding) to non-profit agencies
  • Strengthening United Way’s relationship with human service organizations in the community
  • Acting as a networking link among various human service organizations, both those that are funded by United Way and those that are not

Community Relations/Marketing

The Community Relations/Marketing Committee's responsibilities include:

  • Presenting United Way's image to the public
  • Building relationships in and with the community
  • Communicating the impact United Way’s work has in and on the community
  • Educating the public about philanthropy and ways to engage in thoughtful charitable giving
  • Working through the media and personal contacts to meet these aims
  • Working to recruit new members for the Board of Directors on an ongoing basis

Finance

The Finance Committee 's responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of financial transactions
  • Development of financial operational guidelines
  • Review and approval of monthly financial statements
  • Approval of annual budget for the organization, making recommendation to the Board
  • Oversight of the annual audit process

Fund Distribution

The Fund Distribution Committee meets each spring. This committee makes funding recommendations to the Agency Relations Committee, which then passes along those recommendations to the Board. Their responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing funding applications
  • Meeting with representatives from each agency applying for funding
  • Developing funding recommendations

Strategic Planning

The Strategic Planning Committee is responsible for:

  • Developing a statement of strategic initiatives for our United Way.
  • Developing action steps with timelines and staff and volunteer responsibilities, to ensure that the plan will be implemented
  • Regularly monitoring progress on the strategic plan, and reporting this progress to the Board
  • Overseeing the development and progress of the organization’s annual work plan