Committee membership is one of the exciting ways to get involved with NABA and develop your leadership skills and community awareness. Committee chairs meet monthly with the board of directors to discusss progress and planning. Committee members work with the chair to execute on the committee’s goals. Following are descriptions of the various committees and the contact information.

Chakele picMembership Membership@nabannj.org
Chakele Chavies M.S – Chair
This committee is responsible for creating programs that will attract new members and retain existing members. Part of this responsibility includes developing incentive plans, phone in campaigns, membership drives and other activities that will increase membership.

 

me and claudeStudent Membership StudentAffairs@nabannj.org
Derkyl Paton, M.S – Chair
The primary responsibility of the Student Affairs committee is to manage the student chapters within NABA Northern New Jersey Chapter. The committee ensures that each student chapter fulfills its requirements for maintaining a chapter.

 

Events/Social/Professional Development NABANNJ@nabannj.org
Lindsey Brutus – Chair
The responsibility of this committee is to administer the chapter’s social, fundraising, education and professional development programs. The committee is responsible for outlining all programs for the upcoming fiscal year. It entails presenting a list of tentative topics and speakers for the general meetings as well as other programs the Executive Council may approve for the year. The ongoing duties of this committee include:
• Maintaining the requirements for CPE sponsorship including renewing the certificates and maintaining the required support for the seminar series.
• Procuring a speaker for each meeting
• Presenting that speaker with a gift
• Ensuring that each attendee has properly signed attendance sheet.

The committee ensures that the chapter banner is present at each meeting. To comply with the administrative requirements for CPE sponsorship, the committee obtains the speaker’s Bio and Outline of the topic, takes attendance, collects speaker evaluation forms, and distributes CPE certificates at each meeting.

cristal howard MBAScholarship and Awards Reception NABANNJ@nabannj.org
Cristal Howard, MBA – Chair
This committee is responsible for planning of the awards dinner each year. All phases of the awards dinner will be documented with responsibilities assigned to each member of the committee.

 

 

IMG_1615-1 (1)Scholarships and Awards Scholarships@nabannj.org
Abdul Ajani MST- Chair
This committee is responsible for the creation and evaluation of  student scholarship applications and determining awards. The chair is responsible for selecting quality candidates in which over $10,000 a year is awarded.

 

yolanda wigginsVolunteer Income Tax Assistance VITA@nabannj.org
Yolanda Wiggins CPA, CFE – Chair
This committee is responsible for soliciting volunteers and coordinating the activities of the sites to be serviced under the VITA Program. The committee determines which sites will be serviced; the IRS may require the dates for each site, obtaining the required materials from the IRS, and the forwarding of information concerning any and all training that. Finally the committee is responsible for ensuring adequate manpower at each site.

me and claudeWebsite Development Webmaster@nabannj.org
Derkyl Paton M.S– Acting Chair
This committee is responsible for maintaining the content and operations of the website.

 

 

 


Open Positons

Professional Development NABANNJ@nabannj.org
Open– Chair
The responsibility of this committee is to administer the chapter’s education and professional development programs. The committee is responsible for outlining all programs for the upcoming fiscal year. It entails presenting a list of tentative topics and speakers for the general meetings as well as other programs the Executive Council may approve for the year. The ongoing duties of this committee include:
• Maintaining the requirements for CPE sponsorship including renewing the certificates and maintaining the required support for the seminar series.
• Procuring a speaker for each meeting
• Presenting that speaker with a gift
• Ensuring that each attendee has properly signed attendance sheet.

The committee ensures that the chapter banner is present at each meeting. To comply with the administrative requirements for CPE sponsorship, the committee obtains the speaker’s Bio and Outline of the topic, takes attendance, collects speaker evaluation forms, and distributes CPE certificates at each meeting.

Public Relations NABANNJ@nabannj.org
This committee is responsible for publishing the chapter’s communications and newsletter. It is responsible for format and content and for obtaining information from various committee chairs, officers, and chapter members. Since the monthly newsletter is the primary method of notifying members of the monthly meetings, the committee in conjunction with the corresponding secretary, is responsible for timely mailings. We have implemented an “E-Newsletter” and it is forwarded to our members who provide to us accurate email information.

ACAP (Accounting Careers Awareness Program) ACAP@nabannj.org
This committee is responsible for the chapter’s relationship with the NNJ-ACAP board in maintaining the health and growth of the program.

Corporate Partnership CorpPartners@nabannj.org
The responsibility of this committee is to actively seek financial support from various corporations for chapter programs and maintain on going relationships with existing corporate partners.

Human Resources (Internships and Full-time)
NABANNJ@nabannj.org
OPEN
This committee provides regular and timely job opportunities to all NABA members.

Elections NABANNJ@nabannj.org
Open – Chair
This committee is responsible for all communications, tabulations and independence matters of the annual chapter elections process

Historian NABANNJ@nabannj.org
OPEN

The historian and his/her committee are responsible for photographing the chapter events and maintaining a photo and document library of those events for use in various NABA-NNJ communications.