CEF Committees develop and make operational and policy recommendations to the full board. The following is a brief summary of the respective responsibilities:
Donor Development - Develops the fundraising plan and relationships with funders and funding sources. Helps the Board carry out its due diligence function related to assuring fiscal health through philanthropy and fund development. Meets monthly.
Impact - Reviews and awards teacher grants and student scholarships. Meets a minimum of four times per year.
Events - Conceptualizes, develops, and implements programs that generate revenue and community exposure. Works under the umbrella of the Executive, Marketing, and Finance Committees with direct relationship to Donor Development. Active year round.
Finance – Oversees the financial operations of the organization including, but not limited to, preparing and presenting the annual budget. Includes all Executive Committee, plus additional support members. Meets monthly.
Marketing / Communications - Works with CEF’s Strategic Marketing firm to prioritize all aspects of digital and print media to advance the mission of CEF. Meets monthly.
Executive Committee - Recommends procedures for the Board and Officer, provides organizational vision, nominates new Board members fill vacancies and establishes procedures for slate of officers. Meets monthly.
CEF encourages interested people to contact us to learn more about how you can participate in one of the Committees. We are a working board and appreciate and rely on the help of volunteers to realize our mission.