NCDEA Committees


These are the key committees that NCDEA depends on to guide activities and growth of the Association.

Committee Functions Members
Updated: September 9, 2018
Audit Reviews the Association’s financial reports to ensure that all reports are current and accurate *Rhonda Kelsch, Irene Moore, Tim Thomas
Awards Selects and recognizes noteworthy district employees and board officials *Melissa Higbee, *Rick Mickowski, Pam Hawkins, Tim Thomas
Benevolence Sends appropriate gifts as needed to current and previous NCDEA board members in times of encouragement, illness, death of family member, etc. *Chessa Frahm, Jeanette Hale
By-Laws Reviews and recommends revisions and amendments of the Association’s by-laws for approval by the board *Irene Moore, Rick Mickowski, Jeff Parker, Gretchen Rank
Communications Compiles information to keep website current, compiles annual report, maintains archive *Tom Salzer, Jeanette Hale, Rick Mickowski, Gretchen Rank, Sarah Tunge
Events Organizes tours and nightly entertainment as fundraisers at the Association’s annual meeting *Jeanette Hale, Coleta Bratten, Rich Duesterhaus, Kayleigh Evans, Melissa Higbee, Irene Moore
Grant Seeks grant opportunities to support the activities of the Association, reviews applications for program eligibility *Tim Riley, Rhonda Kelsch, Melissa Higbee, Rich Duesterhaus
Nominating Promotes nominations for NCDEA officer positions and recommends nominees for each office *Irene Moore, Chessa Frahm, Gretchen Rank (the Past President appoints the committee)
Past Presidents Consists of former NCDEA presidents and mentors to the full board *Irene Moore, Connie Richmeier, Cindy Moon, Robert Dobbs, Rich Baden, Mott Buff
Policy and Procedure Reviews and revises policies and procedures as needs of the Association change *Rhonda Kelsch, Jeanette Hale, Velynda Parker, Gretchen Rank, Tim Thomas
Professional Development Creates, organizes, and conducts training opportunities for the Association’s annual meeting *Velynda Parker, Irene Moore, Coleta Bratten, Chessa Frahm
Scholarship Reviews applications and selects deserving recipient *Hope Dailey, *Rick Mickowski, Jeanette Hale
Strategic Planning Plans short and long-term goals and expectations of the Association *Rhonda Kelsch, Coleta Bratten, Rich Duesterhaus, Irene Moore, Jeff Parker, Tom Salzer

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