Committees

Education & Events

Purpose: Plan, coordinate and produce engaging educational programs, activities and events.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain confidentiality about deliberations on committee work.
  • Execute the responsibilities and annual charge(s) of the committee to fulfil the committee’s purpose and the association’s strategic plan.
  • Attend committee meetings and complete assigned tasks.
  • Provide support during the ESRA Conference and other events.
  • Secure speakers, ensuring that a well-balanced, high-quality program is organized and presented at the conference and other events.
  • Gathers, maintains, and utilizes lists of media contacts and past and potential attendees for targeted outreach; and assists staff in promoting the conference and other events.
  • Secures sponsors.
  • Handles speaker introductions.
  • Acts in an advisory capacity to provide feedback and recommendations to the ESRA Board and Staff on the following:
    • Venue Selection
    • Budget Setting
    • Fee Setting
    • Facilities Coordination

Marketing & Communications

Purpose: To create brand awareness and drive membership growth by overseeing ESRA’s marketing and messaging efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain confidentiality about deliberations on committee work
  • Execute the responsibilities and annual charge(s) of the committee to fulfill the committee’s purpose and the association’s strategic plan
  • Strive to maintain committee diversity across business types (end-users, providers and consultants).
  • Make ESRA, its mission statement and value well known and accepted amongst key publics.
  • Ensure consistent branding.
  • Ensure consistent messaging.

Membership

Purpose: Recruit, retain and engage ESRA membership, in collaboration with other committees.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain confidentiality about deliberations on committee work
  • Execute the responsibilities and annual charge(s) of the committee to fulfil the committee’s purpose and the association’s strategic plan
  • Strive to maintain committee diversity across business types (end-users, providers and consultants).
  • Execute membership related activities
  • Identify current membership trends
  • Work with staff on issues related to membership
  • Continually monitor and analyze member services and value proposition
  • Solicit member feedback through current member and exit surveys

Public Policy

Purpose: Develop and implement policy initiatives in support of ESRA’s core mission.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain confidentiality about deliberations on committee work
  • Execute the responsibilities and annual charge(s) of the committee to fulfill the committee’s purpose and the association’s strategic plan
  • Strive to maintain committee diversity across business types (end-users, providers and consultants).
  • Make recommendations on advocacy issues to the ESRA Board of Directors
  • Draft policy comments in support of ESRA positions.
  • Solicits inputs from ESRA workgroups.
Committee Volunteer Interest
  • Volunteer Interest