NAPAMA Board Executive Committee
The Board Executive Committee is responsible for the overall focus and direction of the Board and the organization. It is tasked with increasing the influence of the membership by implementing programs and activities which raise awareness and further the goals of NAPAMA and its members. The committee ensures that the membership and the interests of the membership are represented at all public industry forums and to service organizations in all disciplines, including participation on key boards and planning committees. This committee works to build coalitions on major issues amongst NAPAMA members in order to present a unified voice and promotes collaboration with other industry organizations within the United States and internationally.
- Robert Baird, President
- David Wannen, Vice-President of Membership
- Jerry Ross, Vice-President of Communication
- Robin Pomerance, Treasurer
- Laurelle Favreau, Secretary
NAPAMA Membership Committee
The Membership Committee is responsible for fostering the expansion of membership both nationally and internationally, recommending changes to the dues structure and increasing member benefits.
- David Wannen, Chair
- Jerry Ross
- Alexis Booher, NAPAMA Member
NAPAMA Communications Committee
The Communications Committee is responsible for the NAPAMA website, monthly NAPAMA newsletter and informative emails to members. It is also tasked with producing print materials (membership brochure, postcards, etc.) for NAPAMA.
- Jerry Ross, Chair
- Chrissie B. DiAngelus
NAPAMA Education Committee
The Education Committee is responsible for organizing professional development workshops and presentations at regional and national conferences and at the NAPAMA annual meeting.
- Mark Smith, Co-Chair
- Laurelle Favreau, Co-Chair
- Laurel Canan
- Jeff Laramie
NAPAMA Awards Committee
- Robin Pomerance
- Chad Herzog
NAPAMA Liaison Committee
The Liaison Committee is responsible for NAPAMA liaison with national, regional and state conferences. The liaison usually sits on the conference planning committee and/or works with the conference coordinator to alert members to exhibitor load-in, resource room hours, showcasing considerations and deadlines, sponsorship opportunities, timing of NAPAMA membership meeting at the conference and scheduling of NAPAMA professional development offerings.
- Laurel Canan, Chair
- APAP Liaison - Robert Baird
- WAA Liaison - Mike Green
- Arts Midwest Liaison - Sue Endrizzi Morris
- Arts Northwest Liaison - Craig Knudsen
- PAE Liaison - Mark Smith
- OAPN Liaison - Laurel Canan
- Eastern/Southern State Consortia Liaisons - Chad Herzog
- PA Presenters/Mid-Atlantic Region Liaison - Chad Herzog
- CA Presenters Liaison - Robin Pomerance
- CMA Presenters Liaison - Laura Hartmann
NAPAMA Advocacy Committee
The Advocacy Committee is responsible for liaison between NAPAMA and the U.S. government, singly and in conjunction with other organizations, to mitigate effects of legislative policies on members' activities and to recommend strategies for effecting legislative/policy change, if necessary.
- David Wannen, Chair
NAPAMA Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee is responsible for preparing the Board slate presented annually at the NAPAMA Membership Meeting at APAP.
- Eleanor Oldham, Past President, Chair
NAPAMA Ethics Committee
The Ethics Committee is an ad hoc committee of the Board convened to deal with complaints by or about NAPAMA members.
- Robert Baird, Chair
Throughout my career, I have considered NAPAMA members valuable partners in presenting the performing arts.
Joyce Smar, Director of Programming and Performing Arts Chair for the Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
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