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Membership Committee

Purpose

The Membership Committee is a standing committee responsible for supporting the mission, vision, purpose, and strategic plan of Education to Employment Partners (E2E). The Membership Committee is primarily responsible for expanding E2E membership and Council participation through engagement of secondary/post-secondary education professionals, business leaders, community organizations, and local elected officials. The Membership Committee will provide insight on membership recruitment, engagement, and retention. The Membership Committee will also assess and provide recommendations for effective strategies to increase Council participation in both urban and rural areas.

Contact

 Margaret Dechant

AVP for School and Community Relations

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

O: 361-825-2863 C: 361-563-2534

margaret.dechant@tamucc.edu 

Strategic Alignment Committee

Purpose

The Strategic Alignment Committee is a standing committee responsible for assisting with development of the mission, vision, purpose, and strategic plan of Education to Employment Partners (E2E). The Strategic Alignment Committee is primarily responsible for identifying service delivery gaps within the local P-16 continuum for the purpose of enhancing membership value to E2E Partners members. The Strategic Alignment committee will also assist E2E Director with recommendations and changes related to upcoming update of the E2E Strategic Plan. The Strategic Alignment Committee may also assess and recommend services, programs, and initiatives to other committees for the purpose of organizational improvement.

Contact

Jeffrey West

Director of Programs & Operations

Education to Employment Partners

O: 906-0703 C: 361-687-7637

jwest@edexcellence.org

Public Relations Committee

Purpose

The Public Relations Committee is a standing committee responsible for supporting the mission, vision, purpose, and strategic plan of Education to Employment Partners (E2E). The Public Relations Committee is primarily responsible for improving E2E Partners branding and communications. The Public Relations Committee will focus on innovative ways to increase the visibility of E2E Partners to membership as well as to the community through news releases, public service announcements, social media, website, marketing collateral, etc…

Contact

Samantha Smolik

Site Coordinator

Coastal Compass Education & Career Resource Center

O: 906-0703 C: 361-676-8805

samantha@coastalcompass.org

Events Committee

Purpose

The Events Committee is a standing committee responsible for supporting the mission, vision, purpose, and strategic plan of Education to Employment Partners (E2E). The Events Committee is primarily responsible for the overall coordination of E2E conferences and special events, including recruiting participants, presenters, exhibitors, and sponsors, as well as assisting E2E Director with general event logistics and planning. The Events Committee may also collaborate with other committees to identify and/or develop events that could meet member needs and improve organizational footprint.

Contact

Jessica Parra

Director of Operations

University of the Incarnate Word

O: 361-888-5670

jbparra@uiwtx.edu 

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