Volunteer Committee


The Volunteer Committee furthers community contributions and runs the volunteer program.


The committee has no expressed or implied power or authority.


  • The board shall appoint the chair and members of the 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

  • Gale Wallace, chair
  • Chris D’Orso, board liaison
  • Lougan Bishop
  • Susan Craigo
  • Katherine Fisne
  • RJ Thompson
  • Karyn Wendrow, marcom liaison


  • Assists the operations director maintaining volunteer and prospective records.
  • Assists the operations director with onboarding and offboarding volunteers.
  • Collaborates with committees to fill open positions.
  • Collaborates with committees to provide feedback and recognition for volunteer efforts.
  • Actively helps members find volunteer opportunities within the association.
  • Ensures that volunteer recruitment is an open, equitable process.


  • Meets no fewer than 10 times per year, at the call of the chair of the committee.
  • Maintains minutes of all meetings.
  • Manages volunteer 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.