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Defacto members: President (Chair), Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary

Ensure impartial and accurate voting procedures

Current members: Hestekin and Funk

Recruit Board candidates before and during Annual Meeting

Defacto members: President (Chair), Board members as needed
Current members: Carbrello (Chair) and McCutcheon

Establish and manage the NAMS Awards Program

Defacto members: Board Member (Chair), general NAMS members as needed
Current members: Funk (Chair), McCutcheon and Noble

Oversees NAMS finances including oversight of investment portfolio

Defacto members: Treasurer (Chair), Board and/or general NAMS members
Current members: Husson (Chair), McCutcheon, and Pellegrino

Oversees NAMS Fellows program

Current members: Zydney (Chair)

Annual Meetings
Oversee selection process for future annual meetings, including recruitment of hosts. Provide support for organizers of annual meetings, including liaison with conference management service

Defacto members: Immediate Past-President (Chair), President, Vice-President, Board and/or general NAMS members as needed
Current members: Funk (Chair), Escobar, Hinds, McCutcheon, Zydney

Membership Committee
Tracks membership, recruits/retains members, advocates to NAMS Board for activities to meet members' needs.

Current members: Hinds (Chair), Carbrello and Funk.

Communications Committee
Discuss ways to better market membranes.

Current members: Secretary (chair), Asatekin and Lively.

Society Relations
Establishing and maintaining guidelines for interaction with other Societies.

Current members: Bhattacharyya and McCutcheon (co-chairs) and Wickramasinghe.

Develop workshops for annual meetings and other appropriate forums; Provide support for workshop presenters

Defacto members: Board Member (Chair), Board and/or general NAMS members
Current members: Escobar (Chair), Pellegrino (co-chair), Lively and Zydney

WA-MS Representatives

Beuscher, Bhattacharyya, Escobar, Funk, McCutcheon, and Pinnau.

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