Committees

Click below to learn more about each committee and its purpose. Contact the chairperson if you’re interested in getting involved.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee shall appoint the Awards, Business Partner Liaison, Professional Development, Information & Communications, Finance, and the Membership Committee members within thirty days following the Annual Meeting; and recommend representatives from CAPPA, to serve one-year terms on the APPA Permanent and Standing Committees (currently they are the Professional Development, Information & Research, Professional Affairs, Awards and Recognition, and Membership), to the APPA President-Elect. In no case may the CAPPA representatives serve more than three consecutive years on the same APPA committee.

Chairperson: Sheila Awalt

Awards & Recognition Committee

The Awards Committee members shall be appointed within thirty (30) days of the CAPPA Annual Meeting by the incoming President. The committee shall consist of no less than three members. The Second Vice President shall automatically serve as Chair of the committee. The Newsletter Editor, Historian and the CAPPA Awards Representative to APPA shall automatically serve as members of the committee. The committee shall select the recipients of the Distinguished Member Awards, the Certificates of Meritorious Service, and Newsletter Award, as described in the CAPPA Administrative Rules. The committee members shall be members of CAPPA and shall serve a one-year term beginning and ending on the last or closing day of the CAPPA Annual Meeting, may be re-appointed, and may serve more than one term.

Chairperson: Matthew Rom

Business Partner Liaison Committee

The Business Partner Liaison Committee (except the Chair) shall be appointed within thirty (30) days of the CAPPA Annual Meeting by the incoming President. The committee shall consist of the President as Chair, the First Vice President, Second Vice President, Third Vice President, Treasurer, CAPPA Conference Coordinator, and a minimum of four CAPPA Business Partners. Business Partners shall be appointed by the President, shall be members of CAPPA, shall serve a two-year term, and be eligible for re-appointment to serve a maximum of four years. The Business Partner Liaison Committee is charged 11 with providing the Board of Directors and CAPPA Business Partners feedback, recommendations and support to fulfill the objectives of the organization.

Chairperson: Sheila Awalt

Bylaws Committee

The Bylaws Committee regularly reviews, updates, modifies, and refines CAPPA’s bylaws on behalf of and through recommendation to the CAPPA Executive Committee with final approval by the CAPPA membership.

Chairperson: Sheila Awalt

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee shall be appointed within thirty (30) days of the CAPPA Annual Meeting by the incoming President. The committee shall consist of the Chair, one representative from the Professional Development Committee, one representative from the Membership Committee, one representative from the Information and Communications Committee and two (2) representatives from the membership at large; the Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer shall be Ex-Officio members. The two (2) representatives from the membership at large shall be recommended to the President by the Treasurer. The committee members shall be members of CAPPA and shall serve a one year term beginning and ending on the last or closing day of the CAPPA Annual Meeting, may be re-appointed, and may serve more than one term. The President shall appoint a Chair from the membership of the committee. The Finance Committee is charged with recommending to the Board of Directors such financial policies and procedures as deemed appropriate and shall oversee the management of all CAPPA funds.

Chairperson: Roy Ibarra

Information & Communications Committee

The Information and Communications Committee (except the Chair) shall be appointed within thirty (30) days of the CAPPA Annual Meeting by the incoming President. The committee shall consist of one representative from the Membership and Professional Development Committees, the Newsletter Editor, Historian, and at least two individuals from the CAPPA membership at large. The committee members shall be members of CAPPA and shall serve a one year term beginning and ending on the last or closing day of the CAPPA Annual Meeting, may be re-appointed, and may serve more than one term. The committee shall promote the free flow of information and communication within the CAPPA community.

Chairperson: Ian T. Hadden

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee (except the Chair) shall be appointed within thirty (30) days of the CAPPA Annual Meeting by the incoming President. The committee should consist of representatives from each geographical area within the CAPPA region. The committee members shall be members of CAPPA and shall serve a one year term beginning and ending on the last or closing day of the CAPPA Annual Meeting; may be re-appointed; and may serve more than one term.

Chairperson: Whitney Brown

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee (except the Chair) shall be appointed at the CAPPA Annual Meeting by the incoming President. The committee shall consist of no less than three members. The committee members shall be members of CAPPA and shall serve a one year term beginning and ending on the last or closing day of the CAPPA Annual Meeting, may be re-appointed, and may serve more than one term. The committee is charged with recommending candidates to the Board of Directors.

Chairperson: Markus Hogue

Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee (except the Co-Chairs) shall be appointed to provide support to the Professional Development Co-Chairs and the educational needs of the membership, within thirty (30) days of the CAPPA Annual Meeting by the incoming President. The committee should consist of institutional representatives from each geographical area within the CAPPA region and up to two business partner representatives. The committee members shall be members of CAPPA and shall serve a one year term beginning and ending on the last or closing day of the CAPPA Annual Meeting, may be reappointed and may serve more than one term.

Co-Chairpersons: Ben Boslaugh & Rodolfo Zelaya

CAPPA Appointments to APPA Permanent and Standing Committee

Committees are comprised of association members whose work supports the specific mission and scope of that committee. Members become part of a committee through appointments. In no case may the CAPPA representative serve more than 3 consecutive years on the same APPA committee. Attend APPA Committee meetings in December and at the Annual APPA Meeting. Provide a report at the CAPPA Executive Committee meetings.