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Standing committees

Dinner Committee

Peter Meagher, Chris Lane, Steve Keyes, Linda George, Lou Dittami, Geoff Hennessy, Jeff Stone

Recruitment Committee 

Kathleen McCarthy, Rich Murray, Dave Johns, Bill Jennings

Communications Committee 

Rich Hickey, Paul Williams, Chris Lane, Dennis Berry

Professional Development and Professionalism

Steve Keyes, Mark Young, Peter Meagher, Deems Hatch

Bylaws and Operational Practices

Dennis Berry, Mark Young, Bill Jennings

Audit (appointed by the Executive Board)

Dave Johns, Peter Meagher, Lou Ruggiero


According to the MTFOA Bylaws and Regulations, the standing committees are:


ARTICLE 6: COMMITTEES 
6.1 The following standing committees are hereby established under these By-Laws with such powers and duties as 
set forth in Regulations to be hereinafter established and revised from time to time in accordance with 
procedures set forth herein: 
    (i) Nominating Committee 
    (ii) Negotiation Committee 
    (iii) Dinner Committee 
    (iv) Recruitment Committee 
    (v) Communications Committee 
    (vi) Professional Development Committee 


REGULATION 6: COMMITTEES 
6.1 NOMINATING COMMITTEE 
6.1.A There shall be a Nominating Committee consisting of five members, who should be selected at the March meeting. 
6.1.B The Nominating Committee shall meet for the purpose of selecting a Chairperson from within. 
6.1.C The Chairperson shall call a meeting of said Committee prior to the date of the May meeting for the 
purpose of selecting a slate of officers. 
6.1.D Said Committee shall nominate any Officers, At-Large Members and/or Area Members whose 
term will begin at the annual meeting in October of the year of nomination. 
6.1.E. Additional nominations may be made from the floor at the annual meeting. 
6.2 NEGOTIATION COMMITTEE 
6.2.A There shall be a Negotiation Committee consisting of three members. 
6.2.B The members of said Committee shall serve three-year terms. There is no limit on the number of terms 
that a member may serve. 
6.2.C The members of said Committee shall select a Chairperson from within said Committee each year. 
6.2.C.1 The Chairperson of said Committee shall receive a stipend as recommended by the Executive Board and approved by the membership. 
6.2.D The Duties of the Negotiation Committee are as follows: 
6.2.D.1 Negotiate fees and working conditions for all events approved/negotiated by MTFOA. 
6.2.D.2 Monitor selection of Officials for approved events as scheduled by the Commissioner or as 
requested by the event directors. 
6.2.D.3 Serve as moderator in receiving criticism or inquiries from Officials and Event Directors regarding 
approved events. 
6.2.D.4 Notify the Executive Board of any problems concerning negotiations. 
6.2.D.5 Present an annual report, delivered by the Chairperson, at the annual meeting of MTFOA. 
6.3 DINNER COMMITTEE 
6.3.A There shall be a Dinner Committee consisting of an indefinite number of members. The Vice President 
shall serve as the Chairperson of said Committee. 
6.3.B The Committee is hereby charged with full responsibility for planning the Annual Dinner of the 
Association, including but not limited to the selection of a date and site as well as the determining the 
price of tickets along with any program and any other activities involved with such dinner. 
6.4 RECRUITMENT COMMITTEE 
6.4 There shall be a Recruitment Committee consisting of the President as well as the North and South Areas 
Members or other Executive Board members as appointed by the President along with interested members 
in good standing. Said Committee shall develop strategies to recruit new members for the MTFOA and shall 
develop policies and procedures that shall be subject to approval by the Executive Board. 
6.5 COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE 
6.5 There shall be a Communications Committee consisting of the Vice President and two other Executive 
Board members as appointed by the President along with interested members in good standing. Said 
Committee shall develop strategies for providing information to MTFOA members and other interested 
parties, and shall develop policies and procedures that shall be subject to approval by the Executive Board. 

6.6 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE 
6.6 There shall be a Professional Development Committee consisting of the Vice President and two other 
Executive Board members as appointed by the President along with interested members in good standing. 
Said Committee shall develop strategies for promoting professionalism and develop training programs to be 
held in various locations, as well as shall develop policies and procedures that shall be subject to approval 
by the Executive Board.