Take Full Advantage of Membership and Join a Committee
Joining an SCMA committee puts you directly in touch with some of the most active members in the organization and provides the opportunity to meet others while participating in designing programs, communicating with members, and managing the organization. Express your interest and get more information about each committee by contacting the committee chair directly. Welcome!
- Programs Committee
SCMA presents many programs throughout the year, including full-day conferences, half-day Institutes, Professional Development Seminars, study groups, networking mixers, and others. The Programs Committee helps to develop and coordinate the meeting schedule and provides support to program coordinators with things like site selection, scheduling, and announcements. Join this committee and be part of the ongoing activities that support practice development for members like you!
Contact committee chair Joe Markowitz at email@example.com for more information and to let him know of your interest.
- Membership Committee
Members of this committee are the liaisons between the general membership and the Board of Directors. Join the Membership Committee and meet everyone in the organization, help to develop a wide range of member benefits, and encourage others to join based on the value of membership to their professional development.
Contact committee chair Hass Sadeghi, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to let him know of your interest.
- Communications Committee
Communications with members cement the relationship between the organization and the individual, and are the public face of the organization. The Communications Committee coordinates all communications to all of SCMA’s audiences – emails, website, listserve, facebook, etc. – so that we reach interested members and nonmembers alike to provide the vital information about developments in the field. Join the Communications Committee and participate in webdesign and management, marketing campaigns, and coordinating communications about programs and member benefits.
Contact committee chair Anthony Matthews at email@example.com for more information and to let him know of your interest.
- Organizational Outreach Committee
This committee works on creating relationships with other organizations with similar interests such as the Association for Conflict Resolution, Bar Associations, university programs, etc. to:
- secure agreements for reciprocal promotion of programs;
- secure discounts for members of organizations to each other’s programs and memberships;
- advance the understanding of mediation in the larger community;
- develop new opportunities for members.
Contact Orange County committee chair Sam Konugres at firstname.lastname@example.org or Los Angeles County committee chair Floyd Siegal at email@example.com for more information and to let either of them know of your interest.
Ad Hoc Committee on Mediator Certification, contact Barbara Brown at Bbrown@brownmediation.com for more information.
Ad Hoc Committee on LASC ADR Dept. Closure, contact Joe Markowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.