The Governance Committee has the Vice President of the board as chair and maintains the by-laws, brings amendments to the by-laws for voting as necessary, enforces the by-laws, recruits with the help of the entire board new members and provides training and orientation for new board members. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fundraising/Marketing Committee provides with the help of the entire board the funds to conduct the annual festival. Deposit, record, and acknowledge the contributions to the festival. Work with the Treasurer to build the annual budget; work with the Authors’/Events Committee to plan and carryout fundraising events as decided upon by the board. Prepare a plan to market the festival and related events to be approved by the board. Arrange for the implementation of the marketing plan, utilizing volunteers as well as contracted vendors; and oversee the implementation of the marketing plan. Contact email@example.com.
The Authors’/Events Committee researches and selects appropriate authors for the Fox Cities Book Festival. The authors are chosen from a variety of genres designed to attract board demographics and with consideration for potential sponsors within the community. They prepare input to the annual budget, make author choices within the constraints of the budget and calendar approved by the entire board. The committee schedules presentations at the available venues, prepares with the input of the entire board, an annual calendar for the activities of the year, works with marketing and volunteer committees to plan and execute public relations events as determined by the board and plans and implements activities during the Fox Cities Book Festival as determined by the board. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Volunteers’ Committee recruits and trains volunteers to support the Fox Cities Book Festival, fundraising, and other related events. This committee provides the materials necessary for the volunteers to perform their tasks. The committee encourages volunteers to increase their involvement with the festival with their time, skills, and contributions. Contact email@example.com.