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Oversees the planning of the RNA Annual Conference, including: determining panel content, inviting speakers, arranging special events, onsite help, promotion and other details.
Helps to recruit, evaluate and retain members; participates in policy updates; oversees invitations and programming for new member events at RNA conference.
Leads research and development of existing and potential RNA contests; secures judges for contests; writes winner press release; contacts winners; and conducts other minor tasks related to the execution of all awards.
Serves as leaders of the board of directors, meeting regularly to make recommendations on all aspects of board business, for example: contest changes, conference programming, staffing, etc.
Financial stability & strategic planning committee
- Bob Smietana
- Manya Brachear Pashman
- Kay Campbell
- Jaweed Kaleem
Works with RELIGION | NEWSWRITERS staff to connect with donors, and increase donations and grant funding.
Responsible for researching and submitting names of nominees for board candidates, lifetime achievement recipients and others.