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Fundraising/Dinner Dance Committee

  • Plans, organizes, and promotes Fundraising activities

  • Solicits donations and contributions from corporations

  • Prints and distributes tickets for the annual scholarship event

  • Collects money from sales

  • Works with dance venue on banquet specifics (e.g., seating, decorations, menu, payment)

  • Secures band and requirements for night of event (including payment)

  • Prepares profit/balance sheet for dinner/dance

  • Takes tickets at the door and directs guests to seats

  • Conducts intermission activities (awards, raffles, door prizes)

  • Ensures guests' needs are accommodated

Membership/Reclamation Committee

  • Encourages JSU alumni in the metro Washington, D.C. area to become active members in the Alumni Chapter

  • Distributes contact cards at chapter events (for inactive alumni) to maintain contact with alumni

  • Produces a Calendar of Events to be distributed to alumni about Chapter's yearly events

  • Distributes reminder mailings to alumni about upcoming events

  • Obtains list of current JSU students and invites current students to the June Year-End Picnic

  • Provides innovative strategies to attract and retain alumni participation


Recruitment Committee

  • Attends area college fairs to advise and recruit students to Jackson State University

  • Supports JSU on-site recruitment staff, as needed

  • Works with the Office of Marketing and Recruitment at JSU to obtain materials for interested students

  • Maintains recruitment materials for distribution

  • Transmits inquiries and completes information requests to the Office of Marketing and Recruitment

  • Seeks a visible presence of JSU Alumni in the Metro-DC area

Scholarship Committee

  • Reviews and updates criteria for the annual scholarships

  • Distributes materials

Special Activities/Community Outreach Committee

  • Plans community service projects for the Chapter

  • Selects venues and serves as hosts for Fall Founders' Day Social, Christmas Social and other special events, as requested

Publicity Committee

  • Designs and maintains useful, timely and appropriate information on the Chapter's website

  • Distributes the Chapter’s newsletter

  • Publicize Chapter events

Amenities Committee

  • Responsible for providing appropriate expressions of concern or sympathy for members of the Chapter

Internal Assessment Committee

  • Responsible for reviewing the records of the Treasurer at the end of the year

  • Presents report of internal assessment to the Chapter at the first meeting of the year


Nominations and Elections

  • Oversees the nominations and Elections process in odd years


Budget Committee

  • Responsible for establishing a budget and monitoring the financial status of the Local Chapter, as well as coordinating with the Committee Chairs regarding their financial needs and responsibilities



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