2014-2016 STANDING COMMITTEES
Bylaws Ad Hoc Committee*
Ensures that the bylaws reflect the current structure, standards of practice, and operations of the association, and that the bylaws are contemporary and relevant to members. In addition, the bylaws committee ensures the Board that COMTO policies and procedures and the bylaws do not conflict, that the COMTO policies and procedures meet the needs of the association and, additionally, that policies and procedures are written and/or revised as necessary.
Conference Program Planning Committee
Responsible for developing the workshops and forums for COMTO’s National Meeting and Training Conference. This entails reviewing and evaluating abstracts/Call for Papers submitted in order to ensure that the workshops and forums meet the educational needs of COMTO’s members.
Corporate Advisory Council**
Generates industry support for COMTO in carrying out its mission and programs as well as increasing corporate memberships in COMTO.
Emerging Leaders Committee
Dr. Kendra Taylor
Oversees development and implementation of the Fundraising Plan; identifies and solicits funds from external sources of support, while working with the Board of Directors and President/CEO.
Assist COMTO with developing and maintaining a comprehensive and energetic program to promote the use of HUB vendors throughout the procurement process.
Walter Livingston III
Ferdinand Risco Jr.
Industry Awards Sub-Committee
Administers the Industry Awards according to policies established by the Board of Directors; responsible for promotion of the industry awards and selection of recipients.
Legislative Advisory Council
Recommends policy based upon legislative policy priorities that have been approved by the COMTO Board of Directors. To that end, the COMTO legislative advisory council promotes policies and programs that advance the organization, as well as the mission, vision, and strategic plan.
Sandra F. Dobson
Freddie Fuller II
Responsible for generating ideas as to the recruitment of members. Also responsible for the development of programs designed to attract additional members and the modification of existing membership eligibility criteria, subject to the review and approval of the Board of Directors.
Mary Ann Collier
Martini “Teresa” White
National Scholars Committee
Responsible for cultivating scholarship opportunities for high school graduates and college students. Also responsible for educating members on the scholarship application process, as well as the marketing and promotion of scholarships via the COMTO website, local chapters/media, colleges/universities/high schools and word-of-mouth advertisement. Responsible for developing a program in order to provide youth with meaningful exposure to the transportation industry and its professionals.
Roma J. McKenzie-Campbell
Cara M. Williams
Strategic Planning Committee
Develop, maintain, and refresh the strategic plan to align with the mission, vision, and goals of COMTO and to ensure that the COMTO strategic plan appropriately guides the organization to achieve the strategic direction desired.
Sandra F. Dobson
Freddie Fuller II
Women Who Move the Nation Committee*
If you are interested in joining a Committee, please complete the Committee Membership Application and submit it to email@example.com.
* Members must be appointed to these Committees by the National Chair or President/CEO.
** Restricted to members who receive seats on these committees as a membership benefit.