ORSA Committees

 

Appointed Committees

Appointed committees are in place to ensure ORSA keeps its past and future leaders engaged in the association. The appointed committee members should bring knowledge of past association matters as well as look toward the association's future.

  • Budget and Allocations
  • Constitution
  • Historian
  • Awards and Recognition

 

Ad-Hoc Committees

Ad-hoc committees are in place to focus on current ORSA programming needs and offer professional development opportunities to all ORSA members.

  • Membership, Necrology and Retirement
  • Social
  • Professional Development (formerly two committees: Student Development and Scholarship)
  • Extramural
  • Marketing
  • Nominations and Elections

 

Committee Roles

1. Chair - The committee chair is an appointed position by the President Elect and will serve a two year term. At the culmination of the term, the Executive Committee with input from the chair will determine whether or not to extend the term. The term may be extended two years, but may not last longer than four consecutive years.

  • Coordinate the day to day operations of the committee.
  • Communicate all committee needs with the President Elect.
  • Present committee announcements at the annual fall workshop and NIRSA business meeting.
  • Attend and speak at the ORSA Workshop New Member Orientation
  • In the event the committee chair position becomes vacant during the term, the co-chair shall assume all committee chair responsibilities for the remainder of the term.

2. Co-chair - The committee co-chair is an appointed position (selected from elected committee members) by the Committee Chair and will serve a two year term. At the culmination of the term, the committee co-chair will step down from the position. The committee co-chair may reapply for a position on the committee other than co-chair.

  • Collaborate with the committee chair to oversee the day to day operations of the committee
  • Record minutes of all meetings
  • In the event the committee chair position becomes vacant during the term, the co-chair shall assume all committee chair responsibilities for the remainder of the term.

3. Member - The committee member is an appointed position by the Committee Chair and President-Elect.

  • The committee member will assist the chair and co-chair will all duties associated with the committee.
  • The recruiting period for committee member positions must be advertised to the association 30 day prior to the appointment and have an official application.

4. Student Member - The student member is an appointed position by the Committee Chair and President Elect.

  • The student member will assist the members, chair and co-chair will all duties associated with the committee.
  • The recruiting period for student member positions must be advertised to the association 30 days prior to the appointment and have an official application.