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Board Committees

Board Committees are small groups of employees and volunteers, led by a Chair who also serves on the Board of Directors.  These committees help to guide the mission of the agency by engaging in areas such as planning, budgeting, policy making, etc.  They are tasked with sharing their conclusions and recommendations with the Board of Directors for final decision.  

Finance Committee
Members assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities with respect to the financial condition of the Corporation, including but not limited to, reviewing and making recommendations on budget proposals, current financial statements, fiscal policies, audits, investments, and insurance coverages.  In addition, the Finance Committee will ensure the Corporation’s account systems are compliant with GAAP and GAAS. 

Governance Committee
Members assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities with respect to corporate governance, including but not limited to, identifying and presenting recommended nominees for the Board and Board Committees, developing and recommending corporate governance guidelines, and overseeing the evaluation of the Board and Board Committees. 

Human Right/Quality Assurance Committee
Members assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities with respect to ensuring that policies, procedures, programs, and activities of the Corporation are consistent with the rights and dignity of people supported, including but not limited to, reviewing and making recommendations on violations, preventive or corrective actions, and program quality.

Information Technology Committee
Members assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities with respect to the overall role of technology in executing the strategic direction and goals of the Corporation, including but not limited to, major technology investment, technology strategy, operational performance, and technology trends.

Marketing & Development Committee
Members assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities with respect to garnering financial support for the Corporation, including but not limited to, advancement of the Corporation’s programs, events and services, donor identification, solicitation and stewardship, and community engagement.

Public Policy Committee
Members assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities with respect to local, state, and federal legislative and public policy issues which impact the strategic direction and goals of the Corporation, including but not limited to, position statements, relationship cultivation with elected/appointed officials, and constituent education and engagement.  The Public Policy Committee works in partnership with The Arc Maryland and The Arc of the United States..

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