Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College

Committees

Committees:

Finance Committee

Registration Committee

Volunteer Committee

Catalog Committee

Public Relations Committee

Marketing 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 must be a member and a director.
Committee Members: Richard Lee, Judy Hierstein, Crystal Ward

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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 must be a member and a director.
Committee Members: Patricia Vampatella, Lucy Bisson, Crystal Ward

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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.  
The chairperson of the Volunteer Committee must be a member.  
Committee Members: Cynthia Peters, Hugh Keene,  Claire Bilodeau

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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 must be a member.
Committee Members: Richard Lee, Crystal Ward, Ralph Tuttle

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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 must be a member.
Committee Members: Rachel Morin, Susan Donar

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Marketing Committee:
The Marketing Committee Chairperson will prepare advertising drafts for the board to review, change and approve before it is sent to the newspaper or papers, electronic media, playbills, etc.
The chairperson of the Marketing Committee must be a member and a director.
Committee Memebers:  Claire Small, Susan Donar, Anita Poulin 

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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 must be a member and a director.
Committee Members: David Bernier, Judy Hierstein, George Blouin, Rose Goodwin, Helene Perry

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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 member and a director.
Committee Members: Cynthia Peters, Anita Poulin, Theresa Bazinet, 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 must be a member and a director.

Committee Members: Patricia Vampatella, Claire Bilodeau, Cindy Boyd, Sharon McGilvery, Joanne Sabourin, 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 must be a director.
Committee Members: Richard Lee, Sharon McGilvery, Susan Donar, Grace Keene, Donna Sweetser

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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: Cindy Boyd, Claire Bilodeau

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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 must be a director.
Committee Members: Lucy Bisson, Theresa Baziner,  Patricia Vampatella

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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 must be a director.
Committee Members: Lucy Bisson, Richard Lee, Theresa Bazinet

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Liaison with Auburn Public Library and Lewiston Public Library:
The Liaison to the Auburn Public Library and the Lewiston Public Library shall act as the representative for the Senior College Board. 
Committee Members Joanne Sabourin, Claire Small

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Liaison to Maine Senior College Network:
The Liaison with the Maine Senior College Network shall interface with the Maine Senior College Network personnel and provide information on the USM – LAC Senior College activities, and in-turn receives information from MSCN to be shared with the Board of Directors. 
The liaison with the Senior College Network Committee must be a member and a director.
Committee Members:  Rachel Morin, Susan Donar

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