Technical Committee


The Technical Committee supports the technical infrastructure needs of the association, including the board and committees.


The committee has no expressed or implied power or authority.


  • The board shall appoint the chair and members of the committee.
  • The technical coordinators of the Annual Conference Committee (and subcommittees) serve as an ex officio member of this committee.
  • The president shall appoint one director as the board liaison. The board liaison is a non-voting member of the committee.
  • The committee may include non-director persons whose experience may assist the committee in the performance of its duties.

Current members

  • Tryon Eggleston, chair
  • Robert Heyser, board liaison
  • Sara Clark, operations director
  • Brenden Sparks
  • Gale Wallace


  • Maintains all systems, data stores and login accounts supporting association work, including conference registration system, membership portal and technical infrastructure for all association websites.
  • Evaluates and recommend technical solutions and products to repair, maintain, or improve service quality, affordability and security.
  • Creates and enforces policies and actions to ensure data privacy, security and system integrity. Propose policies to the board for approval.
  • Defers management for Google Drive documents and CiviCRM membership data to the operations director.
  • Defers all event content updates to the applicable planning committee.


  • Meets no fewer than 10 times per year, at the call of the chair of the committee.
  • Maintains minutes of all meetings.
  • Manages tech committee email inbox.
  • Reviews this charter annually and recommends changes to the board of directors.
  • Follows association policies and procedures.
  • Establishes and maintains documentation about committee roles and procedures, including how this committee collaborates with others.
  • Communicates and collaborates with other committees and board of directors to accomplish association goals.
  • Provides quarterly updates to the board of directors.