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Groups

Annual Meeting Committee

This committee selects the location, time, and all ancillary activities that comprise this event. This includes menu selection, coordination with the hotel/restaurants, arranging transportation (as needed), develops a program of social events, seeks sponsors, and works with the hotel staff to ensure a successful event. Works closely with the Awards, Education, Hall of Fame, and M&S Committees to ensure space and other resources are available. Recommends a pricing strategy for the event to the Board for approval.

Awards Committee

This committee selects winners of a variety of service awards given out each year at the time of the Annual Meeting.

Buyer's Guide Committee

This committee solicits advertisements from Association members for the Buyer’s Guide, and works with Hall of Fame inductees to sell advertisements honoring the inductees.

Education Committee

Recommends policy and provides selection, supervision and direction for all Association education and training programs.

Finance Committee

Has oversight of the accounting and finance reporting process, systems, and performance of internal accounting and financial controls, the integrity of the financial statements, the annual independent audit of the Association’s financial statements (if desired), the Associations compliance with legal and regulatory requirements related to these Bylaws, including the Association’s disclosure controls and procedures, and the evaluation of the Association’s risk issues.

Hall of Fame Committee

Solicits and selects annual NEAAPA Hall of Fame inductees.

Legislative & Advocacy Commitee

Conducts a continuing program of government relations to the end that the interests of the Association and the industry which it serves in this region are communicated to the appropriate governmental agencies and that the membership is informed of the actions of the agencies which may affect the industry.

Manufacturers & Suppliers Sub-committee

Sub-committee of Membership This sub-committee reviews and recommends programs serving the manufacturer and supplier members of NEAAPA, and formulates recommendations for services to that segment.

Membership Recruitment Committee

Discusses and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding membership recruitment, membership retention, and membership services in general. Coordinates and supports the work of constituency committees. Sub-Committees: Amusement Parks, Animal Attractions, Arcades, Challenge Courses & Adventure Parks, Family Entertainment Centers, Food & Beverage, Manufacturers & Suppliers, Mobile Attractions & Fairs, Museums, Ski Resorts, and Water Parks

Membership Value & Retention Committee

Discuss and make recommendations as to the general direction of all NEAAPA programs and offerings to ensure they are still in line with what the membership wants and expects.

Nominating Committee

Nominates slates of candidates to serve as directors subject to Board approval. Works to ensure Board composition reflects the Association’s diverse membership.

Safety Committee

This committee is responsible for discussing safety-related issues that affect the industry as a whole and encouraging best practices among both member facilities and nonmember facilities through the promulgation of education programs, site tours, creating a community-of-practice in the region.

Security Committee

This committee is responsible for discussing security-related issues that affect the industry as a whole and encouraging best practices among both member facilities and nonmember facilities through the promulgation of education programs, site tours, creating a community-of-practice in the region.

Summer Meeting Committee

This committee oversees the location, time, and all ancillary activities that comprise the Summer Meeting. This includes, but is not limited to, menu selection, coordination with the hotel/restaurants, books transportation (as needed), develops a program of social events, seeks sponsors, and works with the location staff to ensure a successful event. Recommends a pricing strategy for an event to the Board for approval.