Conference Committee

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2020 Committee Member Roster

Conference Committee Information

Purpose: To plan and oversee a meaningful continuing education conference for the members of the Association.


  1. To coordinate overall annual conference theme and graphics and to select program content.
  2. To plan for an select speakers for the general sessions.
  3. To work with the Treasurer and Executive Director to prepare a conference budget. The Treasurer shall submit the conference budget to the Executive Committee for approval no later than the second Council meeting.
  4. To form appropriate subcommittees to select and handle the design of brochures and mailings, local arrangements, special events, volunteers, and other conference activities.
  5. To work with the Executive Director to perform liaison functions with hotel and exhibit space personnel and carry out the logistical arrangements during the conference.
  6. To conduct an evaluation of the conference and provide this information to the committee for the following year's conference.