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Committees

These are the committees defined within Iowa Groundwater Association. Click the view members link or the committee name to see a list of committee members. If visible for a committee, click the More info to view additional information about the committee. If there are subcommitees, a list of subcommittees will be displayed. Click on the name of the subcommittee to view the members.
Action Committee
Committee Chair - Past-President "Those concerns targeted by the Board for further action will be researched by the committee to fully define the concern and policy alternatives. The committee may survey the membership to identify national, state, or local groundwater policies of concern to the members of the Association. The committee may compile and present the results of membership surveys to the Board as necessary. A review paper outlining each targeted concern, and alternative action to remedy such concerns, may be published in the newsletter and may be circulated to legislative bodies, regulatory agencies, and organizations or individuals selected by the Board. The membership may be surveyed regarding its preference among alternative actions outlined in the review paper. Survey results will be presented to the Board for consideration of further action. The committee may prepare a position paper and carry out actions as directed by the Board (draft legislation, propose regulations, etc.) to encourage and support policy changes supported by the Association. The committee shall conduct surveys, organize telephone and letter-writing campaigns, or conduct other activities authorized by the Board in support of the policy positions taken by the Association."
Membership
As a member of the Membership Committee you will join the Secretary in promoting membership and recognizing the contributions of our members. Please join this committee by contacting the IGWA Secretary at IGWABoard@gmail.com.
Nominating
"The President shall appoint a nominating committee consisting of five members, two from the Board of Directors, and three at-large members. The Vice-President/President Elect shall be one of the Board members on the nominating committee and committee chair. This committee will begin its search for candidates before the annual meeting in the fall."
Program, Education, and Meeting Arrangements
Committee Chair - Vice-President/President-Elect ......................... "This committee shall be responsible for organizing programs with the approval of the Board. The committee institutes ideas for programs that will appeal to a broad spectrum of the membership but should consult with the Board for final approval. Programs must focus on aspects of groundwater and allied subjects. This committee is responsible for selecting a site for each membership meeting and making the arrangements for these meetings. The committee shall also be responsible for initiating development and distribution of educational programs and materials."