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NAPAA Committees

As of July 2016

Advocate Committee

Chair: Debe Campos-Fleenor
Works closely with NAPAA Board and Staff to advocate on behalf of member agents by monitoring and responding to issues that affect agency owners. Keeps the public website relevant and informative, suggesting changes for existing content and providing ideas for new material. Finds ways for agents to express concerns with a unified voice, such as petitions, surveys, and local agent idea sharing groups. 

Audit Committee

Chair: Claudia Gamache
Work with finance manager and independent auditing firm to review year-end financials.

Communications Committee

Chair: Lezlee Liljenberg
Work to develop relevant content and information for all NAPAA publications including Exclusivefocus magazine, DirectExpress newsletter, and Agent Informer newsletter.

Educate Committee

Chair: Ted Pairs
Continuously develops ways to add value to members. Works closely with NAPAA Board and Staff to keep the members-only website relevant and informative, suggesting changes for existing content and providing ideas for new material. Solicits speakers for monthly educational webinars, and develops ideas for additional member resources

Finance Committee

Chair: Greg Thompson
Work with Staff to develop annual operating budget to be approved by the NAPAA Board. 

NAPAA Advisory Council

Chair: Virginia Ottenberg
Active agents from each region of the country helping to keep NAPAA informed and apprised of issues. 

Nominating Committee

Solicits nominations annually for open director positions on the NAPAA Board. Nominations are accepted by the Nominating Committee annually from April 1 to April 30. The Nominating Committee submits a slate of candidates to the membership by May 10. 

Vibrant Membership Development and Innovation Committee

Chair: Christina Miller
Works closely with the NAPAA Board and Staff to develop innovative ideas for membership growth, including new member benefits.