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The NASC is driven by more than committed members who volunteer their time and resources for the good of the organization. Participating on a committee allows you to contribute to the decision-making that positions the NASC as the most valuable resource available for sports tourism professionals.

Requirements

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.

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Committee Listing

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: Kathy Nelson, Janis Schmees Burke, CSEE
Staff Liason: Elizabeth Young
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Education Committee

The 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 Wednesday each month at 3:00 p.m. ET
Co-Chairs: Kindra Fry, CSEE, SMP, Kris Smith, CSEE
Staff Liason: Alan Kidd
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Events Committee

The Events Committee (formerly the Symposium Committee) assists in the planning and execution of the annual NASC Sports Event Symposium and other association meetings and events. Committee members are required to join and fully participate in monthly committee calls, recruit attendees, plan and manage schedules, hospitality and production components, and promote all events through word of mouth marketing to industry peers and colleagues. Committee member must have attended 2017 Symposium and commit to attending the 2018 Symposium

Meeting Time: Second Tuesday each month at 1:30 p.m. ET
Co-Chairs: John David, CSEE, Frank Lett, CSEE, Matt Meunier
Staff Liason: Elizabeth Young
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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: First Thursday each month at 11:30 a.m. ET
Co-Chairs: Jim Hilb, CSEE, Ray Palmer, CSEE
Staff Liason: Elizabeth Young
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Mentoring Committee

The Mentoring & Engagement 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, Janis Ross, CSEE
Staff Liason: Elizabeth Young
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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 Thursday each month at 11:30 a.m. ET
Co-Chairs: Dolores Mary Karan, Matthew Libber, CSEE, Mike Price, CSEE
Staff Liason: Elizabeth Young
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