GFAA Committees

2021 Committees

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Attendance Policy
Committee Members should not miss more than (3) consecutive meetings. If attendance is not consistent, a committee person can be removed by the Chairperson for lack of participation. Meetings will be hybrid, both in person and Go To Meeting will be available for the duration of COVID-19.

Committee Descriptions

Vendor Council

Major planning of, and not limited to, Tradeshow and Maintenance Mania. Assists in getting sponsors involved in these events; and is cost effective by exploring options to better these events in the future. Gets the Supplier Members involved and engaged, collects their feedback from the events. Polls them to see their wants and needs to help their businesses grow.

Monthly meetings: First Wednesday, 10 a.m. 
Chairperson: Kris Kenney


Takes on the promoting of the GFAA as whole, and all of its upcoming events, classes, etc on social media. Works together to create new ideas for contests, flyers, posts, etc to promote attendance. Grows the number of likes, followers, connections and exposure of all online outlets, to include the website. Assists in planning smaller events throughout the year.

Monthly meetings: Second Tuesday, 9 a.m. at Taylored Control Systems conference room
Chairperson: Lauren Gibbs

Governance/Bylaws and Policies

Promotes advocacy for GFAA, AANC and NAA, & the PAC’s. Grows awareness of the Membership of what these entities do for us and gains support. Promotes AANC Leg & Edu Conference in Raleigh annually, and always keeps Members aware of any pending legislative concerns that may need our action throughout the year. Drafts policies, procedures, and Bylaws changes as needed.

Monthly meetings: Fourth Tuesday, 1 p.m. at Reserve at Carrington Place theater
Chairperson: Jonathan Elliot


Planning of designation courses, maintenance certification classes, and research relevant topics and speakers for seminars. Collect quotes from instructors and venues, collaborate with finance committee regarding cost. Keep annual calendars to track dates, deposits, speakers, venues, times etc, annual calendars upon completion should go to Publicity committee to promote. Collects input from members for future planning recommendations and interests. Assists in any other details related to planning for these courses, and makes Education Sponsor(s) aware so they are present for all classes.

Monthly meetings: Fourth Tuesday, 2 p.m. at Reserve at Carrington Place theater
Chairperson: Karen Perkins 

Community Outreach

Promotes the needs of the annual charity of the year. Creates a relationship with the charity, invites them to our functions and gets the members involved in supporting their needs. Drafts plans for drives and other ways to assist the charity throughout the year, makes their presence and our relationship with them known throughout our counties. Also promotes the growth and awareness of the GFAA at various local events in our market.

Monthly meetings: Second Wednesday, 10 a.m., virtual
Chairperson: Ericka Peterson


Main focus is retention and growth of the GFAA. Assists with the needs of current members, works on target marketing, helps collect contacts (current and prospective) and turns them into Exec Dir to keep records, gets feedback from events and classes to assist Education and Events in future planning. Helps the current members see a value for their membership. Network in our 6 counties to find new Member prospects, talk up the GFAA with any other relevant business that you come in contact with. Drafts new networking events to get people together, and ideas for Membership Drive. Has quarterly new member orientation to help others understand their benefits.
Monthly meetings: Second Wednesday, 2 p.m. 
Chairperson: Brenda Leidholdt

Diversity and Inclusion

Thsi committee was started in September 2020. Committee members have attended training offered by NAA on these topics, created and continue annually the GFAA Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship, and brainstorms how to better educate the GFAA members in these areas, raise awareness and offers training classes to make us more diverse.

Monthly meetings: Fourth Thursday, 3 p.m., virtual
Chairperson: Nana Bentsi-Enchill