2018 Committee List
2019 updated committees coming soon! If you would like to be on a committee for 2019, please contact VMCA President LaToya White.
|Annual Meeting (Local Arrangements)||Tim DuBois||Luz Grant, Ann Herring, Lisa Wagenbrenner, Charles Abadam||Decides location of future meetings|
|Annual Meeting (Program/Agenda)||LaToya White||Mitch Burcham, Jay Kiser||Organize annual meeting program|
|Annual Meeting (Vendor Planning)||Ted Bean||George Wojcik||Vendor correspondence/setup|
|Audit||Mitch Burcham||Penelope Smelser, Chris DeHart||Annual audit of financial record|
|Bylaws||Jay Kiser||Luz Grant, Charles Abadam||Bylaw revision/maintenance|
|Education||Karen Akaratovic Lisa Wagenbrenner||Ann Herring, Jennifer Barritt, Wes Robertson, Jay Kiser||Recertification, Adult ID Course, Larval ID Course|
|Elections||George Wojcik||Penelope Smelser||Sets up online voting, sends out voter information, counts votes, announces winners during annual business meeting|
|Historian||Tim DuBois||John Orr||Historical archives|
|Hospitality Room||Ann Herring||Luz Grant||Annual meeting hospitality room|
|Information||Rachel Kempf Karen Akaratovic||Eli Hosen, Janice Gardner, Wes Robertson, Charles Abadam, Tim DuBois||The Skeeter, Facebook, Instagram|
|NPDES, VPDES, PESP|
|Membership||Jay Kiser||Ann Herring||Keeps updated list of membership|
|Merchandise||Tim DuBois||Lisa Wagenbrenner, Ann Herring, Penelope Smelser, Rachel Kempf, Karen Akaratovic||Coordinating sales merchandise for annual meeting|
|Nominating||Jeff Hottenstein||Finds candidates for election, prepares/gathers profiles of nominees for ballots|
|Photography||Janice Gardner||Rachel Kempf||Takes photos of VMCA-related events for website, The Skeeter, Facebook, and Instagram|
|Public Relations||Ann Herring||Mosquito Awareness Week/Outreach &Education|
|Special Awards||Jennifer Barritt||Annual meeting awards- R.E. Dorer, Outstanding Service|
|Student Competition||Jay Kiser||Ann Herring, Ashley Byers, John Orr, Wes Robertson, Karen Akaratovic, Charles Abadam, Francis Valera, Dennis Salmen||Organizes a student research/poster project competition with an award to be given at the annual meeting, raises funds for award|
|Technical Support||Charles Abadam||Eli Hosen||Maintains/advises on VMCA hardware/software; operates computer/projector during annual meeting|
|Website||Penelope Smelser||Charles Abadam, Karen Akaratovic||Maintains/revises website|
Committees are what keep our organization running so smoothly. We would love to have you on board!
Interested in being on a committee? Thought you were on one but don’t see your name on the list? …Or see your name where it shouldn’t be?
Please contact the chairperson for a specific committee of interest, or fill out the form below and someone from the VMCA will contact you.
For more detailed information on each committee’s responsibilities, please see the VMCA book of guidelines here.