Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College

Committees

Committees:

Finance Committee

Registration Committee

Volunteer Committee

Catalog Committee

Public Relations Committee

Curriculum Committee

Evaluation Committee

Food for Thought Committee

Annual Meeting and Special Events Committee

Excursion Committee

Nominating Committee

Policy and Bylaws Committee

Liaison with Auburn Public Library & Lewiston Public Library

Liaison to Maine Senior College Network

Finance Committee:
The Finance Committee shall prepare a recommended budget for the academic year to the Board of Directors prior to the start of the fall semester. This committee is not responsible for auditing or accounting functions. The chairperson of the Finance Committee shall be a director.
Committee Members: Crystal Ward & Paul Robinson

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Registration Committee:
The Registration Committee shall be responsible for the registration of members for courses. The Committee shall maintain a data base of current, past, and potential new members and enrollment in various courses for its own use and as a resource for other committees.  The chairperson of the Registration Committee shall be a director.
Committee Members: Crystal Ward, Pat Vampatella, Lucy Bisson

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Volunteer Committee:
The Volunteer Committee shall recruit and provide members to support the day to day operations of Senior College programs and activities.
Committee Members: Hugh Keene & Cynthia Peters

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Catalog Committee:
The Catalog Committee shall be responsible for preparing and distributing the catalog of courses to be offered by Senior College.  The Chairperson of the Catalog Committee does not need to be a director and could be a member who is not a director.
Committee Members: Crystal Ward, Dick Lee, & Eloise O'Neill

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Public Relations Committee:
The Public Relations Committee shall provide internal and external communications regarding the activities of the Senior College.  The Committee will also be responsible for providing up-to-date information for the Senior College website to the liaison. The Chairperson of the Public Relations Committee does not need to be a director and could be a member who is not a director.
Committee Members: Rachel Morin

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Curriculum Committee:
The Curriculum Committee shall recommend to the Board of Directors the courses to be offered based on the interests of the membership and the qualifications of potential instructors.  The chairperson of the Curriculum Committee shall be a director.
Committee Members: Rose Goodwin, David Bernier, Helene Perry, & Alene Staley

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Evaluation Committee:
The Evaluation Committee shall make recommendations to the Board of Directors the courses to be offered each semester based upon the interests of the membership and the availability and qualifications of potential instructors. The chairperson of the Evaluation Committee shall be a director.
Committee Members: Cindy Peters, Anita Poulin, Lucy Bisson, & Cindy Boyd

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Food for Thought Committee:
The Food for Thought Committee shall arrange speakers and a caterer to present at a once a month luncheon with speaker.  The Chairperson of the Food for Thought Committee does not need to be a director and could be a member who is not a director.
Committee Members: Pat Vampatella, Edie Jordan, Joanne Sabourin, Cindy Boyd, Sharon McGilvery, & Claire Small

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Annual Meeting and Special Events Committee:
The Annual Meeting and Special Events Committee shall arrange the Appreciation Dinner for Instructors in the fall and the Annual Meeting of Membership in May. The Chairperson of the Annual Meeting and Special Events Committee shall be a director.
Committee Members: Karen Bernier, Edie Jordan, Grace Keene, Dick Lee, & Sharon McGilvery

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Excursion Committee:
The Excursion Committee is responsible to review and discuss potential destinations which provide educational and artistic values that could be of interest to our membership.
Committee Members: Rachel Morin & Cindy Boyd

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Nominating Committee:
The Nominating Committee shall consist of three to five persons appointed by the Chairperson of Senior College of which at least two shall be directors.  The Nominating Committee shall identify and maintain a list of potential candidates to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors or on the several committees. The Chairperson of the Nominating Committee shall be a director.
Committee Members: Pat Vampatella, Karen Bernier, & Paul Robinson

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Policy and Bylaws Committee:
The Policy and Bylaws Committee shall be responsible for encouraging the discussion of subjects governing the operation and administration of Senior College.  The chairperson of the Policy and Bylaws Committee shall be a director.
Committee Members: Paul Robinson & Karen Bernier

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Liaison with Auburn Public Library and Lewiston Public Library:
Joanne Sabourin & Claire Small

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Liaison to Maine Senior College Network:
Rachel Morin & Joanne Sabourin

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2014 - 2015 Board of Directors

Board 2014-15

USM's Lewiston Auburn Senior College Board of Directors for 2014-15 are
seated:  Cynthia Peters (Secretary), Rose Goodwin, Karen Bernier, Paul Robinson, Claire Small, Joanne Sabourin;
standing:  Crystal Ward, Rachel Morin, Cindy Boyd (Vice Chair), Pat Vampatella (Chair), Edie Jordan, Sharon McGilvery, Anita Poulin;
absent:  Lucy Bisson, Richard Lee

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