[nabs] It's that time again: committees!
orangebutterfly87 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 21:24:53 EDT 2011
Of course we'd be glad to have you again on membership! I did forget to
add that students and non-students alike are welcome to serve on committees.
On 8/12/2011 1:45 PM, Yvonne wrote:
> Hi Laura,
> I am no longer in school, but if you want I will stay on the membership
> committee since I am on my state membership committee. Let me know what you
> Yvonne Garris
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nabs-bounces at acb.org [mailto:nabs-bounces at acb.org] On Behalf Of Laura
> Glowacki, NABS First Vice President
> Sent: Friday, August 12, 2011 1:30 PM
> To: Discussion list for NABS, National Alliance of Blind Students.
> Subject: [nabs] It's that time again: committees!
> Hey folks!
> Ever wanted to get involved in ACB Students? Worried about time
> commitments? Face it, us college kids certainly don't have a lot of
> extra free time; we know that. Committees are a great way to get
> involved as they generally have flexible time commitments and small
> groups of people working together on specific tasks. And I'm sure
> you're all sick of hearing it by now, but it really does look good on
> your resume!
> We're currently looking for people to serve on one or more of our four
> committees. Committee members will be expected to attend meetings via
> conference call as well as work with other committee members primarily
> via email to carry out tasks throughout the year. Time commitments will
> range from 1-3 hours a month depending. Please see the descriptions of
> each committee below. Please respond to the chair or chairs of the
> committees in which you are interested no later than Aug. 27. Also feel
> free to email myself at firstvicepresident.acbstudents at gmail.com with
> any questions or comments.
> Membership Committee (chaired by Laura Glowacki)
> The membership committee is interested in increasing membership of NABS
> in several ways. We want to learn what makes NABS attractive to blind
> students, and we want to implement activities, increase social
> networking, provide a variety of oppertunities, and work with the other
> committees and members of NABS towards these ends. Please email me,
> First Vice President Laura Glowacki at
> firstvicepresident.acbstudents at gmail.com for more information or to join.
> Fundraising Committee (chaired by Brooke Jostad)
> Do you have experience with fundraising? Are you interested in gaining
> experience with fundraising and fiscal responsibilities? NABS certainly
> needs you! Please contact Treasurer Brook Jostad at
> treasurer.acbstudents at gmail.com for more information or to join.
> Convention Committee (chaired by Caitlin Lynch)
> Every year, tons of blind people swoop down and invade a city somewhere
> in the US for the annual ACB (American Council of the Blind) conference
> and convention. NABS is an affiliate group of ACB, thus we have
> representation in the form of board members and general members each
> year. In 2011, it will be in Reno, Nevada! As you may imagine, being
> part of such a large endeavor takes some planning. Please contact
> Second Vice President Caitlin Lynch at
> secondvicepresident.acbstudents at gmail.com for more information or to join.
> Networking and Outreach Committee (chaired by Rose Martin)
> This is a new committee focusing on social networking and marketing. Do
> you have a lot of experience with facebook? Do you understand the ins
> and outs of pages, groups, events, etc? Do you tweet your entire life
> online? Even if you answer no to any of these questions, chances are
> you'll still have quite a lot to offer this new committee. We're
> looking for people who are outgoing and willing to help promote ACB
> Students. Please contact the committee chair Secretary Rose Martin at
> secretary.acbstudents at gmail.com for more information or to join.
> Thanks, and have a great weekend everyone!
> Laura Glowacki
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