Committee Information

A great way to get involved as a member of our organization is to serve as a volunteer on one of our committees. Committees provide you a chance to demonstrate your skills/talents while working with other DA4S members. Committees are an annual commitment and meet regularly via virtual meetings. We are currently seeking volunteers specifically for our Workshops, Speaker, Marketing and  Communications Committees. If you are interested contact us.

  • Digital Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Website and overall Technology
  • Copywriting & Communication
  • Writing Blogs
  • Developing Quarterly Newsletters
  • Social Media
  • Overall Marketing skill sets
  • Committee meets virtually 3 times per month

  • This committee manages the DA4S Mentorship Program through the education, application, and matching process. Throughout the year, the committee provides on-going support
  • Volunteers on this committee must have gone through our Mentorship Program
  • Must be available to attend the West & East Coast Conferences for onsite support
  • This is a hands-on, year round, active committee. Tasks are delegated per the committee RACI
  • Committee meets virtually twice per month

Committee is separated into sub groups:

      • Webinars – research and select appropriate webinars to provide our members for the year.
        Confirm webinar presenters and coordinate logistics with the marketing team.
        Attend the webinars and analyze survey feedback to report back.
      • Member Day at Conferences – research and identify activities/sessions to provide our members at both East and West conferences. Finalizing logistics working
        with the Executive Director.
      • Members’ Table Experience at Conferences – identify ways to engage with members at the members
        information table. Gather support materials needed and finalize a team schedule.
      • 1st Time Connectors Program – make 1st time conference attendees and members feel welcomed
        at the conferences. Plan meet-ups and a fun activity session.
      • Member Communication – Coordinate with marketing and develop regularly scheduled communication
        (blogs, member spotlights, etc.) specifically for our members.

Committee meets virtually twice per month.

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    • Solicit donations for prizes for our Raffle and Tricky Tray for our conferences
    • Determine prizes to get for the events
    • Conference support is needed at the East Coast conference with setup of tricky tray
    • Committee meets virtually 6x per year

  • Develop and discuss ideas and options for Community Outreach opportunities
  • Identify Schools/Students to participate
  • Identify schools to donate funds and determine amount of funds to donate
  • Preferred that you are able to attend the our conferences – volunteers are needed at our events to support and assist with the activities scheduled
  • Committee meets virtually once a month

  • Review current applications, make updates and finalize applications for the current year
  • Review all nominee applications and make notes on each
  • Come prepared to meet with the committee to discuss and review each nominee under the separate categories
  • Vote on recipients for each category
  • Must be able to attend the conferences. At the conference you would assist in handing out the awards and coordinate all the recipients after they receive their award for photos and video interviews
  • Committee meets virtually approximately 6 times per year

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  • Identify appropriate workshops to offer at our conferences
  • Recruit the appropriate panelists for the workshop/s
  • Write workshop description for the website and program
  • Collect Bios & Photos and coordinate all virtual rehearsals prior to the event
  • Onsite support for the workshops – working with the team and panelists.
  • This committee is divided into sub teams and each team is responsible for working on their assignments following our RACI timeline
  • Committee meetings vary depending on your sub team and are held virtually

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  • Identify strong and appropriate guest/keynote speakers that fall within our budget
  • Committee discusses options,  selects key speakers for events coordinating with the Executive Director
  • Once speakers are confirmed, coordinate intro call prior to conference to finalize logistics and answer all questions
  • Confirm PPT and AV needs and any Rider requests
  • Provide onsite support welcoming the speakers, and any AV needs
  • Committee meets virtually twice per month