2020-2021 Operating Committees
The Bylaws Committee writes and reviews policies, procedures, position descriptions and branch bylaws prior to board approval,
|Bylaws||Chair: Carol O’Hare|
|Email Manager||Jenny Redfern|
|Technology Training||Jan Conrey|
|Newsletter Copy Editor||Carol O’Hare|
|Newsletter Layout Editor||Suman Ganapathy|
|Newsletter Proof Reader||Jenny Redfern|
|Newsletter Advertising||Joanne Rooney|
|Website Manager||Sandy Stoob|
The Community Action Grants Committee solicits and reviews applications from local non-profit organizations. It selects recipients that meet AAUW mission-based criteria.
|Community Action Grants||Chair: Susan Rife|
The Finance and Budget Committee reviews and sets the annual operating budget for the branch for board approval.
|Finance/Budget Committee||Chair: CFO|
|Interest Groups||Chair: Calendar Coordinator: Susan Persing|
|Afternoon Book Group||Suman Ganapathy|
|Dining In & Out||Maria Schalk|
|Evening Books||Elizabeth Mandel|
|Film Buddies||Betsy Ding|
|Friday Writers||Beth Wyman|
|Hikers Unanimous||Joanne Rife & Joy Safakish|
|Hole in the Heart||Carol O’Hare|
|Mamas in the Kitchen||Jeanne Gregg|
|Out to Lunch Bunch||Sandra Lim|
|Pilgrims Process||Jane Devine|
|Rowdy Outers||Joanne Rife|
|Smart eGals (Apple)||Joanne Rooney|
|Smart eGals (Android)||Janet McElroy|
|Travel Tips||Jenny Redfern|
|Theater Group||We need a chairperson. If you are willing to be the chairperson, please contact Susan Persing|
|Wine & Whine||Linnie Lee|
The Leadership Development Committee promotes branch leadership. It assists with filling vacant board positions, heads the nominating committee in filling executive board positions, and reviews applicants for member scholarships to Leadership Morgan Hill.
|Leadership Development||Chair: Janet McElroy|
The Local Scholarship Committees interface with local high schools and colleges regarding scholarships. they interview and select recipients. The chair verifies enrollment and request the checks. Each scholarship has a separate committee.
|Local Scholarships||Chair: Donna Dicker|
|High School Grad Scholarships||Chair: Tammy Parker & Joan Sullivan|
|Keeping In Touch Grants||Chair: Lori Mains|
|Lauren Jenkins Healthcare Profession Scholarship||Chair: Mary Cox|
|NCCWSL Scholarship||Chairs: Marji McMillan/Cinda Meister|
|Re-Entry Scholarships||Chair: Vicki Reader|
The Membership Committee welcomes, orients, and determines the interests of new members. They assist in recommending and assigning members to branch volunteer needs. The committee also plans the Fall Membership brunch.
|Membership||Chairs: Kathy Hansell / Sherrie Wren|
|New Member Mentor||Barbara Palmer|
|Wine & Whine||Linnie Lee|
|WFR Advisor||Pat Toombs|
The Program Planning Committee holds an annual meeting in August to plan the branch educational programs.
|Program Planning||VP: Yvonne Randolph|
The Tech Trek Committee interviews and selects eight 7th grade girls to attend a one week science camp at Stanford University in July. They also help with events that support Tech Trek, such as their “Ice Cream Social”.
|Tech Trek||Chair: Joy Safakish|
The Wildflower Fund Committees manage the Morgan Hill branch’s annual fundraising and subsequent allocation of funds to our various philanthropic causes. Go to Wildflower Fund Committees for details. Committees include:
|Wildflower Run||Run Director: Deb Buchanan|
|Wildflower Run Corporate Sponsors||Chair: Barbara Palmer|
|Wildflower Fund Annual Giving Campaign||Coordinator: Carol O’Hare|
|Wildflower Fund Allocations||Chair: Elizabeth Mandel|