List of Chapter Committees

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The Greater Boston Chapter of AABE® currently has six committees that Chapter members may join to become fully engaged, active members.  We continue to seek committee and dedicated voluneers to help the Chapter achieve its goals and objectives.  If you are interested in joining a committee, please contact Amanda C. Downey at amanda.downey@aabe-gbc.org.  The Standing Committees include the following:

1.  Communications/Social Media – This committee is charged with carrying out the Chapter’s marketing and social media objectives, aligned with the National Association to ensure that the Chapter’s: 

  • messages are communicated consistently to its members, prospective members, corporate sponsors, STEM and business partners, community stakeholders and friends;
  • work builds awareness of the AABE brand in the Greater Boston and New England areas;
  • social media outlets are optimized and well-maintained; and
  • Programs are promoted in a timely and impactful manner. 

2.  Legislative and Public Policy – This committee is responsible for ensuring that the Chapter’s membership and community stakeholders are kept abreast of key legislative and regulatory developments at the state and federal levels which impact the energy industry. 

  • committee members work with the National Association’s Legislative Issues and Public Policy (LIPP) Committee to help ensure the Chapter’s messages are aligned with that of the National Association.  

3.  Membership – This committee helps ensure the growth and vitality of the Chapter’s membership by:

  • developing and implementing the Chapter’s strategic recruitment plan;
  • engaging members and prospective members on a consistent basis;
  • tracking membership and trends, identifying opportunities/threats, and addressing the same; and
  • ensuring that new Chapter members are properly on-boarded. 

4.  Program – This committee is charged with ensuring that the Chapter’s programs, including the (1) Energy Roundtable, (2) Energy Speaker Series, and (3) volunteer initiatives, are timely planned and properly implemented. 

5.  Scholarship – This committee is responsible for all aspects of the Scholarship Program, including, but not limited to:

  • developing relationships with local education institutions and organizations,
  • recruitment of potential scholarship applicants,
  • selecting scholarship winners,
  • identifying/selecting potential mentors for scholarship recipients,
  • planning the scholarship reception, and
  • disbursement of scholarship awards. 

6.  STEM Education – This committee works closely with our STEM education and business partners, and is charged with ensuring proper planning, coordination and implementation of all aspects of the Chapter’s STEM education programs. 

  • The Chapter’s STEM education programs include:
    • a school-year academic enrichment program for middle and high school students,
    • a summer energy academy for middle and high school students designed to inspire and encourage students to consider energy as a career choice, and
    • an Internship Program for college students to provide financial support and ensure exposure to energy careers and energy professionals.

 

The Nomination Committee is an ad hoc committee.  This committee is responsible for ensuring that the Chapter follows the Chapter by-laws during each election cycle. 

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