Committees within SAACURH promote intentional involvement for members under the guidance of an SEC member within a particular field or focus. Committees function remotely and in person, developing resources, conducting research, or collaborating for the betterment of the region. Any member of the region may apply for and serve on committees. The limit for the number of committees a member may serve on at the regional level will be decided on by the SEC and released before applications open.
Constitution and Policy Book Review Committee
The Constitution and Policy Book Review Committee shall review the governing documents each year to ensure alignment with NACURH’s policy book, regional practices and the needs of the region. The Committee shall establish additional yearly objectives under the direction of the Associate Director for Administration and Finance.
Public Relations and Spirit Committee
The Public Relations and Spirit Committee shall be charged with the creation and maintenance of SAACURH resource documents, coordination of SAACURH spirit for NACURH annual conferences, and any other necessary spirit commitments as seen fit by the Coordinating Officer for PR and Spirit. The committee shall establish additional yearly objectives under the direction of the Coordinating Officer of Public Relations and Spirit.
OTM Selection Committee
The “Of the Month” (OTM) Selection Committee, hereinafter OTM Committee, shall be composed of only one NRHH member per SAACURH affiliated institution considered being in good standing with the NACURH Corporate Office (NCO). No more than one (1) member from any institution may be on the committee upon first round of consideration. The OTM Committee is responsible for reading all regional OTMs (assigned to them in certain categories) and making decisions based on the format, quality, and specifics of submissions between the 11th of each month to the 17th of each month.
Bid Instruction and Development Committee
The Bid Instruction and Development (BID) Committee will develop “How to Write Bids” resources, publicize bid processes and timelines, and serve as a resource for schools going through the bidding process. This committee will review bids prior to the final submission deadline to ensure policy alignment. The committee shall establish additional yearly objectives under the direction of the Coordinating Officer for NRHH and Bid Development.
Strategic Planning Committee
The Strategic Planning Committee shall be appointed by the Regional Director and may include members of the SEC, NCCs, RHA Presidents, and NRHH representatives. The committee will at least meet every three years, at the discretion of the Regional Director. The committee shall perform a SWOT analysis on the region and various resources and processes of the region to provide a long-term plan for future SECs and other SAACURH leaders. The Strategic Planning Committee will present their plan to the region at the Regional Business Conference.
RHA Development Committee
The RHA Development Committee will develop resources and plan experiences for the purpose of advancing the interests of RHA organizations of SAACURH member institutions. The committee shall establish additional yearly objectives under the direction of the Coordinating Officer for RHA Development.
NRHH Resource Committee
The NRHH Resource Committee will provide materials to assist NRHH chapters across the region in chapter development and recognition & service initiatives. The committee shall establish additional yearly objectives under the direction of the Associate Director of NRHH. The Associate Director of NRHH will also maintain the ability to create catalyst groups, focusing on specific goals & operating within a shorter timeframe.
Leadership and Advocacy Committee
The Leadership and Advocacy Committee will be composed of two catalyst groups: Leadership & Advocacy. The catalyst groups will implement new Leadership opportunities for RHA & NRHH Chapters across the region, & assist in planning potential advocacy initiatives at conferences. The committee shall establish additional yearly objectives under the direction of the Coordinating Officer for Leadership & Advocacy.