Committees/Task Forces & Other Volunteering Opportunities
Most Committees and Task Forces meet on a monthly basis via teleconferences typically lasting up to one hour. You will be contacted by the staff liaison regarding your selection. And don't forget--your commitment level is always up to you!
Chapter Resource Committee
Develop and regularly revise various communication and operations tools to assist chapter leaders in leading, organizing, and conducting chapter activities. These resources provided should improve the chapter’s strength, demonstrate support of their membership, and deliver structure for sustainability of the Chapter’s operations. These resources also support CFMA’s Strategic Plan initiatives.
Conference Program Task Force
Oversees the program formats and educational content of CFMA’s Annual Conference & Exhibition. Provides input on other aspects on the Annual Conference as requested. Serves as a resource for topics and speakers to Education Committee and other committees as necessary.
Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention Task Force
The Task Force provides the information input, advice, guidance, and review to successfully position CFMA as the resource for suicide prevention and mental health promotion in construction.
Chairman: Michelle Walker
Education Steering Committee
The Education Steering Committee provides input regarding the development and presentation of educational products and services for members of CFMA and the local chapters. They also serve as a sounding board providing advice and guidance to the CFMA Education team, including review of education policies, practices and procedures. Participation on this committee is by appointment and candidates are selected based on a set of criteria designed to ensure fair representation of all member constituencies while ensuring that candidates have experience that brings value to the committee. Ideal candidates are experienced in developing, selecting and/or arranging for the presentation of professional education offerings and for example, might include CFMA members who have actively served in a capacity that was integral to the offering of professional education at their local chapter.
Emerging Issues Committee
The objective of this Committee is to monitor the latest changes, news, and updates in financial reporting issues pertinent to the construction industry. In addition, this Committee makes recommendations as to whether CFMA should assert a position regarding these emerging industry issues and, if so, authors papers/response letters in response to these issues.
Chairman: Mike Sobolewski
Financial Survey & Benchmarker Committee
This Committee has a hand in shaping CFMA’s Annual Financial Survey and Financial Benchmarker products! The Committee’s expertise is employed in evaluating the effectiveness of the Financial Survey’s Online Questionnaire, creating each year’s new Hot Topic, reviewing specific sections of the final Survey report prior to release, improving the usefulness of the Survey and Benchmarker tools, and identifying opportunities for Survey and Benchmarker promotion.
Shape the CFMA experience where it counts most – at the individual level. The Committee is responsible for the review of membership classifications, initiatives and programs, as well as oversight of the Heavy Highway and Specialty Trade Sub Committees.
Publications Advisory Group
To assist in maintaining the high standards of CFMA Building Profits article content and advertising, as well as the usage of CFMA BP Online – the digital replica of our award-winning magazine.
Tax & Legislative Affairs Committee
This Committee identifies, monitors, and reports on legislation, tax regulations, and other significant related state and federal issues which impact the construction industry. In addition, this Committee makes recommendations as to whether CFMA should assert a position regarding these tax & legislative issues and, if so, authors papers/response letters in response to these issues.
Chairman: Cord Armstrong
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|Ballot Certification Task Force||Audit Subcommittee|
|Executive Committee||Investment Subcommittee|
|Finance Committee||Nominating Task Force|
Ballot Certification Task Force
Consists of at least two members, one of which shall be a General Member and one of which shall be a member of the Board of Directors. All ballots shall be delivered, unopened, to the Task Force, and it shall count said ballots and certify the results of its count to the Board of Directors.
Staff Liaison: Erica O'Grady
The committee is responsible for approving the annual operating and capital budgets and monitoring actual results during the year. The committee is also responsible for approving changes to the CFMA investment policy, approving the selection of the independent auditors and recommending the annual membership dues amounts.
The subcommittee is responsible for overseeing the annual audits of the financial statements and annual tax returns.
Staff Liaison: Laurel Seymour
The subcommittee has responsibility for managing the Reserve Fund investments through our external investment firm and evaluating the performance of the investment advisor.
Staff Liaison: Laurel Seymour
Nominating Task Force
The task force shall nominate candidates for election as officers, the Executive Committee, and At-Large Directors and report its selections to the Chairman for approval. After the approval of a slate of candidates for the coming year, the task force shall remain in existence for the remainder of the year.