NCDEA Committees


NCDEA Committees

These are the key committees that guide the activities and inform the growth of NCDEA.

Committee Functions Members
Audit Reviews the Association’s financial reports to ensure that all reports are current and accurate *Melissa Higbee, Irene Moore, Gretchen Rank
Awards Selects and recognizes noteworthy district employees and board officials *Coleta Bratten, Sandy Thompson, Eric Shideler, Jeanette Hale, Vanessa McCracken
Benevolence Sends appropriate gifts as needed to current and previous NCDEA board members in times of encouragement, illness, death of family member, etc. *Velynda Parker, Jeanette Hale
By-Laws Reviews and recommends revisions and amendments of the Association’s by-laws for approval by the board *Gretchen Rank, Jeff Parker, Tim Riley
Communications Compiles information to keep website current, compiles annual report, maintains archive *Mandy Parkes, Gretchen Rank, Jeanette Hale, Chessa Frahm, Brenda Smythe, Tami Moore, Jennifer Boie, Melissa Higbee
Events Organizes tours, fundraisers, and socials at the Association’s annual meeting *Kayleigh Evans, Jeanette Hale, Hope Daley, Coleta Bratten, Tim Riley, Irene Moore
Grant Seeks grant opportunities to support the activities of the Association, reviews applications for program eligibility *Chessa Frahm, Rhonda Kelsch, Melissa Higbee, Gretchen Rank, Tim Riley
Nominating Promotes nominations for NCDEA officer positions and recommends nominees for each office *Tim Riley (the Past President appoints the committee)
Past Presidents Consists of former NCDEA presidents and mentors to the full board *Tim Riley, Irene Moore
Policy and Procedure Reviews and revises policies and procedures as needs of the Association change *Gretchen Rank, Jeanette Hale, Velynda Parker, Chessa Frahm, Jeff Parker, Eric Shideler, Tami Moore
Professional Development Creates, organizes, and conducts training opportunities for the Association *Velynda Parker, Sarah Tunge, Coleta Bratten, Chessa Frahm, Craig Nelson
Scholarship Reviews applications and selects deserving recipient *Kayleigh Evans, *Hope Daley, Coleta Bratten, Jeanette Hale
Strategic Planning Plans short and long-term goals and expectations of the Association *Rhonda Kelsch, Eric Shideler, Coleta Bratten, Jeff Parker, Mandy Parkes, Rich Duesterhaus
Leadership Development *Sarah Tunge, Tim Riley, Chessa Frahm, Velynda Parker, Jeff Parker, Kayleigh Evans, Hope Daley
Website Committee Maintains a current, active website with resources, success stories, etc. *Chessa Frahm, Sarah Tunge, Tim Riley, Brenda Symthe
Updated: January 2022


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