Committees

[tab:Legislative Committee]

Legislative Committee

Purpose of Committee:
The purpose of the Legislative Committee is to review any proposed legislation  which relates to the duties of Town/City Clerks. The Committee will make recommendations to  the Executive Board as to whether the Association should support or oppose  specific legislation. The Committee  works closely with the Association’s lobbyist and keeps the Executive Board  informed of the progress of proposed legislation through the process. When necessary, the Committee solicits  clerks to testify at the various hearings on the proposed legislation. The First Vice President shall serve as ex-officio member of this committee.

Current Membership:

Joan Dargie, Co-Chair Milford
Daniel Healey, Co-Nashua
Kerri Parker, Meredith
Sherry Farrell, Londonderry
Josie Ewing Girona, Lebanon
Nicole Hoyt, Boscawen
Lee Dufort, Newport
Christina Guilford, Derry
Rachel Deane, Durham
Matthew Normand, Manchester

[tab:Nominating Committee]

Nominating Committee

Purpose of Committee:
Officers for the Association are appointed annually at the fall meeting of the  Association. The purpose of the Nominating Committee is to review the qualifications of potential candidates to serve as officers of the Association  for a one-year term. The offices for  which nominations are made include: President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Secretary  and Treasurer. Nominations are  presented to the full Association to be voted upon at the annual meeting in the  fall of each year. The Committee  consists of five (5) members as follows:  the two (2) immediate Past Presidents and three (3) Clerks to be elected  by the membership at the annual meeting.  No member of the nominating committee shall serve for more than three  (3) consecutive terms.

Current Membership:

Liselle Dufort, Newport
Nickie Merrill, Windham
Sally Kellar, Bedford
Belinda Yeaton, Mont Vernon

 

[tab:Scholarship Committee]

Scholarship Committee

Purpose of Committee:
The Scholarship Committee is a 2–3-member committee. They meet as needed to review scholarship applications for members with limited funds wishing to attend educational programs provided by the NHCTCA or NEACTC. The scholarships are awarded to the applicants and presented to the Executive Board for inclusion in the monthly minutes and for payment of said funds to the appropriate organization.

Current Membership:
Kerri Parker, Meredith
Lee Dufort, Newport

[tab:Finance Committee]

Finance Committee

Purpose of Committee:
The purpose of the Finance Committee is to review and audit the financial records of the Association at the end of the fiscal year. The results of the audit shall be submitted to the Executive Board by the April meeting.

Current Membership:

Mary Richardson, Center Harbor
Carol Baker, Deering
Mridula Naik, Bow

[tab: By-Law Committee]

By-Law Committee

Purpose of Committee:

To review the by-laws periodically and present proposed changes to the Executive Board for discussion.  The changes will be forwarded to the membership and shall be voted on at the Annual Business Meeting.

Current Membership:
Andie Kohler, Exeter

[tab:Annual Conference Committee]

Annual Conference Committee

Purpose of Committee:
The purpose of the Annual Conference Committee is to set up the Annual Conference and coordinate all the activities associated with the conference. This includes selecting the conference location, coordinating lodging requirements, food, speakers, activities, themes, banquet activities, preparation of conference materials, gifts, entertainment, exhibitors, etc. The Committee keeps the Executive Board informed as plans are finalized and solicits input from the Board when necessary. The Second Vice President shall serve as ex-officio member of this Committee.

Current Membership:
Kerri Parker, Chair Meredith
Andie Kohler, Exeter
Diane Trippett, Merrimack
Sherry Farrell, Londonderry
Belinda Yeaton, Mont Vernon
Dan Healey, Nashua
Julia Marchand, Moultonborough
Joan Dargie, Milford
Jim Tetrault, Winchester
Lee Dufort, Newport
Linda Callahan, Lempster
Nickie Merrill, Windham
Raymah Simpson, Bristol

[tab:Resolutions Committee]

Resolutions Committee

Purpose of Committee:
The  Resolutions Committee shall present resolutions at the Annual Conference for  former town and city clerks who passed away in the previous year. Nominations for Honorary Membership shall also  be presented as a resolution at the Annual Conference after being approved by  the Executive Board.

Current Membership:

Sue McKinnon, Newfields
Lee Dufort, Newport