2022-2023 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 Managers||Monica McClintock/Darcy Foster|
|Google Drive||Bobbie Erb/Elizabeth Mandel|
|Newsletter Editor||Krisse Boursier/Cindy Adams|
|Newsletter Advertising||Peggy Martin|
|Social Media||Suman Ganapathy/Elizabeth Mandel/ Ananya Vittal|
|Technology Training||Jan Conrey|
|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: Harpreet Vittal|
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI): Diversity refers to all aspects of human difference; Equity refers to fair and just practices and policies that ensure all community members can thrive; Inclusion refers to a community in which all members are and feel respected, have a sense of belonging, and can achieve their potential.
|Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI)||Chair: Janet McElroy|
|Kat Chavez Napoli|
The Finance and Budget Committee reviews and sets the annual operating budget for the branch for board approval.
|Finance/Budget Committee||Chair: CFO|
|Interest Group Coordinator||Jan Conrey|
|Afternoon Books||Suman Ganapathy|
|Arts Outings||Janet McElroy|
|Climate Education & Action (CEAC)||Margaret McCann|
|Evening Books||Elizabeth Mandel|
|Friday Writers||Marcia Fishman|
|Hole in the Heart||Carol O’Hare|
|Mamas in the Kitchen||Jeanne Gregg|
|Pilgrims Process||Jane Devine|
|Smart eGals (Apple)||Joan Ensign|
|Smart eGals (Android)||TBD|
|Wine & Whine||Krisse Boursier|
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 scholarships to Leadership Morgan Hill.
|Leadership Development||Chair: Marian Sacco|
|NCCWSL Scholarship||Chair: TBD|
The Local Scholarship Committees interface with local high schools and colleges regarding scholarships. They interview and select recipients. The coordinator verifies enrollment and requests the checks. Each scholarship has a separate committee.
|Local Scholarships||Coordinator: Stacy Moeder|
|High School Grad Scholarships||Chair: Tammy Parker / Joan Sullivan|
|Keeping In Touch Grants||Chair: Alexandra Mandel|
|Lauren Jenkins Healthcare Profession Scholarship/Fritts Family STEM Scholarship||Chair: Mary Cox|
|Re-Entry / Deferred Entry Scholarships||Chair: Vicky 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: Barbara Palmer / Sherrie Wren|
|New Member Mentor||Barbara Palmer|
|Wine & Whine||Krisse Boursier|
The Program Planning Committee holds an annual meeting in August to plan the branch educational programs.
|Program Planning||Chair: Nancy Altman|
The Tech Trek Committee interviews and selects a group of 7th grade girls to attend a one-week science camp in person at a California university or virtually during the summer months. They also help with events that increase awareness of Tech Trek.
|Tech Trek||Coordinator: Krisse Boursier|
The Wildflower Fund Committees manage the Morgan Hill branch’s annual fundraising and subsequent allocation of funds to our various philanthropic causes. Committees include:
|Wildflower Run||Run Directors: Janet Wright / Joy Safakish|
|Wildflower Run Corporate Sponsors||Chair: Amy Whelan|
|Wildflower Fund Annual Giving Campaign||Coordinator: Carol O’Hare|
|Wildflower Fund Allocations||Chair: Elizabeth Mandel|