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NASC Committees

General Info

NASC committees provide opportunities for member involvement in decisions that affect your Association. Committees meet via conference call as often as necessary to discuss issues pertinent to the successful operation of the Association. Each committee is chaired by a member of the Board of Directors who, along with a NASC staff member, will be present on each call and report back to the board on the developments within their committee. We strive to provide you with an exceptional experience, so before joining a committee, we ask that you review the requirements and committee descriptions below. 


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Committees meet via conference call between six (6) and 12 times yearly or as needed. Calls are generally 30 minutes to one hour in length.

  • Each committee has a standing conference call.  See below for conference call schedules.
  • If you need to miss more than one conference call, we ask that you refrain from participating on a committee until there is a time that works better for your schedule.
  • The NASC reserves the right to remove inactive committee members who have not participated on two consecutive committee calls.

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee is responsible for developing award categories and criteria for the annual NASC Member Awards. The committee also serves as judges for the various categories.

Meeting Time:  First Wednesday each month at 11:30 a.m. ET

Co-Chairs: Janis Burke, CSEE, and Kathy Nelson
Staff Liaison: Lori Gamble

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee oversees membership retention and recruitment. The committee contacts inactive and cancelled members on behalf of the association to encourage them to renew. The committee also evaluates membership benefits and resources to increase member engagement on an ongoing basis.

Meeting Time: Second Thursday each month at 11:30 a.m. ET

Co-Chairs: Jim Hilb, CSEE, and Ray Palmer, CSEE
Staff Liaison: 
Elizabeth Young

Mentoring Committee

The Mentoring Committee cultivates relationships with new members to help guide them through their first year of membership. The committee is also responsible for planning and hosting first time attendee activities at the annual Symposium.

Pre-requisites: Committee members must have a minimum of five years of industry experience and be actively involved in the NASC.

Meeting Time: First Tuesday each month at 11:30 a.m. ET

Co-Chairs: Janna Clark, CSEE, and Janis Ross, CSEE
Staff Liaison: 
Elizabeth Young

Professional Education Committee

The Professional Education Committee assists with the development and implementation of the CSEE Program and other NASC educational programs including a proposed new and higher level of professional certification. Committee members are required to join and fully participate in monthly committee calls, assist in the development of each live and online course and continually evaluate the program. 

Pre-requisites: Must be enrolled in the CSEE Program and must agree to an interview with one or both of the co-chairs. 

Meeting Time: Second Tuesday each month at 3:00 p.m. ET

Co-Chairs: Kindra Fry, CSEE, and Kris Smith, CSEE
Staff Liaison: 
Al Kidd

Sports Legacy Committee

The Sports Legacy Committee manages the Sports Legacy Fund. The committee establishes the criteria and eligibility requirements for beneficiaries of the fund and selects the beneficiary each year. The committee also coordinates all aspects of the annual fundraiser, including promotion, solicitation of donation items, and ticket sales, as well as equipment donations.

Meeting Time:  Second Tuesday each month at 11:30 a.m. ET

Co-Chairs: Mike Price, CSEE, Dolores Karan, and Matt Libber, CSEE
Staff Liaison: 
Lori Gamble

Symposium Committee

The Symposium Committee assists in the planning and execution of the annual NASC Sports Event Symposium. Committee members are required to join and fully participate in monthly committee calls, recruit event owners, develop education sessions including review of topics, examination of proposals, and selection of speakers, and promote the Symposium through word of mouth marketing to industry peers and colleagues. 

Pre-requisites: Committee member must have attended 2016 Symposium and commit to attending the 2017 Symposium.

Meeting Time:  Second Wednesday each month at 3:00 p.m. ET

Co-Chairs:  John David, CSEE, Matt Meunier, and Frank Lett, CSEE
Staff Liaison: 
Lori Gamble


Note: Conference Call times subject to change due to scheduling conflicts.  Please contact the staff liaison for the respective committee if you have questions about meeting dates and times.

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