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The Advocacy Committee is responsible for coordinating the advocacy and lobbying efforts of the association.
BEST PRACTICES COMMITTEE
The Best Practices Committee ensures consistency of all technical documents produced by the association such as procurement guides, RFQ/RFP templates, contract templates, and our handbook and confirms that they adhere to best practices of the industry and are in alignment with the WCDA mission.
The Communications Committee focuses on promoting the work of all WCDA committees and ensures that consistent messaging through all channels aligns with the WCDA brand and mission. Providing a strategic marketing plan for all association activities and products and effective use of social media are essential tasks.
The Education Committee develops course materials and implements an education program in conjunction with the Technical Practices Committee. With owner requests and needs at the forefront, the committee is charged with promoting best practices in collaborative delivery and generating that material for use in online and in-person education programs. In addition, the committee assists the WCDA staff with marketing strategies to promote these programs.
The Research Committee recommends and produces research projects that endeavor to benefit the water/wastewater sector and fulfill the mission of the Water Collaborative Delivery Association. The committee provides leadership, direction, and oversight of the defined technical research components as they are being developed.
SPECIAL COMMITTEES (appointed by the president)
The Executive Committee serves as the administrative and operational decision-making group on behalf of the board of directors. The committee is made up of the president, first vice president/treasurer, second vice president/secretary, immediate past president, and one at-large director. The executive director and business operations manager serve as non-voting members. In addition, the Executive Committee develops and recommends the annual budget to the board of directors.
The Governance/Nominating Committee, chaired by the immediate past president, is responsible for the oversight of, compliance with, and updating of the WCDA Bylaws and polices, ensuring that the roles and responsibilities of the officers are fulfilled, and ensuring that the annual slate of directors is presented to the members for election at the annual membership meeting. In addition to the immediate past president, the Governance/Nominating Committee shall have two members selected by the Executive Committee from the then-serving directors.