Committees

Communications

Primary responsibility is to keep media informed of meetings and special activities via press releases.  Assures meetings dates are posted in activity calendars in local publications.  Responsible for taking photographs at monthly meetings and special events and working with the Technology Chair to place those photos on the website.  Works with the Board President on all aspects of communication with INBTA members.

Bylaws

Responsible for recommending/drafting new bylaws, assuring adherence to bylaws at meetings and chairs the Nominating Committee.

Hospitality

Works with the Program Chair regarding venue and menu selections for monthly meetings, Trade Show and Auction.  Responsible for registration, name badges, greeting assistance at General Meeting.  Provides technical assistance to the Board, speakers, and venues as needed.

Membership

Reviews applications.  Maintains a current membership roster and works with the Technology Chair to make sure the correct information is posted on the website.  Processes and follows up on membership renewals, including the sending of renewal notices.  Sends out membership information to potential members.  Selects members for and oversees the Membership Committee.  Maintains Membership Directory and Brochure.

Nominating

The Bylaws Chair oversees the Nominating Committee.  Accepts, confirms and solicits potential candidates.  Prepares ballot, sends ballot to membership with voting instructions, and tabulates and reports voting results.  Results are reported at the December general membership meeting.  Handles all elections.

Programs

Recommends programs through research and networking program topics, speakers, and meeting locations.  Responsible for contracting with speakers and travel arrangements for speakers as may be necessary.  Ensures speaker biographies and program information is received in a timely manner.  Works with the Hospitality Chair regarding venue and menu selections.  Responsible for Tradeshow.

Procurement

Primarily responsible for the procurement of monthly raffles (usually 2 to 3 items) and procures items for the Annual Auction and Trade Show.

Technology

Maintains the INBTA website.  Maintains the member profiles on the webpage as directed by the Membership Chair.  Works with the Communications Chair for posting information about upcoming General Meetings on the webpage and adds photos.  Acts as a liaison with the webmaster. 

Auction

Oversees all aspects of the auction in conjunction with the Auction Committee.