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NAME Committees, 2012 

Standing Committees of the Board: Appointed by the President in consultation with the Board

Awards Committee 

The Awards Committee shall consist of at least five (5) members in good standing of the Association; members are appointed by the President. The Committee is responsible for developing the criteria for the annual awards identified by the Board of Directors; seeking nominations for the awards; reviewing the applications; selecting the awardees; and coordinating the awards presentation at the annual conference. 

Charlene Lui (2011-2013), Chair 
Morgan Halstead (2012-2013) 
Vivian Carlo (2011-2012) 
DaVerne Bell (2011-2012) 
Danne Davis (2012-2013)
Bylaws Committee 

The Bylaws Committee shall consist of at least three (3) members in good standing of the Association; members are appointed by the President. The Committee is responsible for overseeing the development and management of the bylaws for the Association and its chapters; and reviewing regularly the policies and procedures approved by the Board of Directors. Activities include the regular and systematic review of the bylaws of new chapters, policies and procedures guiding the association's operations; updating the bylaws as necessary and preparing documents with proposed changes for review and approval by the membership. After the review of a chapter’s bylaws and supporting information, the chair of the Committee will make a recommendation to the Board of Directors for the acceptance of a new chapter. 

Bette Beaver (2011-2013), Chair
Marjorie Kyle (2011-2012) 
RDeborah Davis (2011-12) 
Jack Levy (2012-2014)
Kathleen Herndon (2012-2014)

Communications/Outreach Committee 

The Communications/Outreach Committee shall consist of at least five (5) members in good standing of the Association; members are appointed by the President. The Committee shall be responsible for coordinating use of electronic media for connecting and engaging members of the Association, as well as connecting the Association with relevant external constituencies. 

Bette Beaver (2011-2013), Chair 2011
Patty Bode (2011-2012) 
Aukram Burton (2011-2012) 
Shelly Zion (2011-2012)  
Lewis Duiguid (2011-2013) 
Sandy Winn (2011-2013) 
Tasha Lebow (2011-2013) 
Tchet Dorman (2011-2013) 
Development Committee 

The Development Committee shall consist of at least five (5) members in good standing of the Association; members are appointed by the President. The Development Committee shall be responsible for creating, implementing, and periodically evaluating a plan to generate diverse revenue streams for the Association. The Committee shall coordinate its work with that of the Planning and Finance Committee. The Development Committee shall also ensure that the values and processes of sources of external funding are consistent with those of the Association. 

Percy Bates (2011-2013), Chair
Carl Grant (2011-2012) 
Leilani Russell (2011-2012) 
Glenn Doston (2011-2013) 
Bette Tate-Beaver (2011-2013) 
Kevin Kumashiro (2011-2013) 
Mentoring Committee 

The Mentoring Committee shall consist of at least five (5) members in good standing of the Association; members are appointed by the President, and shall represent a diversity of work settings. The Mentoring Committee shall oversee the planning and implementation of processes and events for in which more senior and experienced people will mentor younger and/or junior people to assume leadership roles in work that is consistent with the mission of NAME. 

Aretha Marbley (2011-2013), Chair 2012
Noni Reis (2011-2013)
Nan Li (2011-2013)
Karen Dade (2011-2013)
Carlie Tartakov (2011-2013) 
Bette Beaver (2011-2013) 
Jackie Thompson (2011-2013) 
Nominating Committee 

The Nominating Committee shall consist of six (6) members of the Association from different regions; members are appointed by the President. The Committee shall oversee and supervise nomination and election procedures. The Committee shall present nominations for offices and positions of the Association. The Committee shall also ensure that nominations for Board members represent diversity on the basis of race, gender, and work setting. 

Rose Duhon-Sells (2011-2013), Chair 
Porter Troutman (2011-2012) 
Bette Tate-Beaver (2011-2012) 
Kristen French (2011-2013) 
Janice Shroeder (2011-2013) 
Jason Irrizarry (2011-2012) 
Planning and Finance Committee 

The Planning and Finance Committee shall consist of at least five (5) members in good standing of the Association; members are appointed by the President. The Treasurer shall be a standing member of this committee. The Committee oversees the management of the Association's financial affairs consistent with the organization's strategic plan. Activities include the development of the annual budget; review of the periodic financial reports; monitoring of investments; and developing recommendations related to investment strategies of the association. In addition, the committee makes recommendations to the Board regarding processes for directing the Association's strategic planning. 

Porter Troutman (2011-2013), Chair 
LaVonne Neal (2011-2012) 
Bette Tate-Beaver  (2011-2013) 
Donna Gollnick (2011-2013) 
Chloe Hughes (2011-2013) 
Christine Sleeter (2011-2013)
Kevin Kumashiro (2012-2014) 

Program Committee (2011 Conference)

Kevin Kumashiro, Chair
Rose Duhon-Sells
Christine Sleeter
Bette Tate-Beaver
Proposal Co-Chair (Ashraf Esmail)
Proposal Co-Chair (Virginia Lea)
Film Chair (Robin Brenneman)
Local Host Chair (Tchet Dorman)
Booksigning Co-Chair (Ann Schulte)
Publications Committee 

The Publications Committee shall consist of at least five (5) members in good standing of the Association; members are appointed by the President. The Committee shall be responsible for coordinating the production of all print and electronic publications of the Association including newsletters, magazines, and journals. 

Chair: Francisco Rios (2011-2013) 
Penelope Lisi (2011-2013) 
Patty Bode (2011-2012) 
Darren Lund (2011-2012)  
Porter Troutman (2010-2013) 
Wayne Au (2010-2013) 
Ashraf Esmail (2011-2012) 
Antonnette Aragon (2011-2013)
Thomas Philip (2012-2014)

Non-Standing Standing Committees: Appointed by the President in consultation with the Board

Scholarship Committee 

The Scholarship Committee shall consist of three (3) members in good standing of the Association; members are appointed by the President. 

Kent Koppelman (2011-2012), Chair 
Bette Tate-Beaver: (2011-2012) 
Lynne Aoki (2011-2012) 
Maria Gabriel (2011-2013) 
Sandra Golden (2011-2013) 

Advancing Multicultural Learning Committee

The Advancing Multicultural Learning Committee designs and oversees opportunities for learning in order to advance multicultural education, equity and social justice.

Robin Brenneman, Co-Chair
Marjorie Kyle, Co-chair
Cherry Ross Gooden
Rose Duhon Sells
Charlene Lui
Tasha Lebow
Bette Tate Beaver
Bob Hughes
Nefertiti Burton
Christine Sleeter

Job Bank Task Force 

The charge of this task force will be to develop a way of advertising job openings on the NAME website. This can be a revenue-generating activity, as well as a service to the members. 

Rosie Castañeda (2011-2012), Chair 
Sharon Tettegah (2011-2012) 
Tasha Lebow (2011-2012)
Jackie Nuby (2011-2012)

Newsletter Committee 

This committee writes and disseminates a regular newsletter to the NAME membership.

Cherry Gooden
Christine Sleeter 
Bill Howe 

International Connections Committee 

This committee works to create connections between NAME and related organizations internationally.

Cherry Gooden 
Christine Sleeter 
Kevin Kumashiro 
Bette Tate- Beaver 
Cornel Pewewardy 
Aretha Marbley 
Omiunota Ukpokodu 

Political Action Committee

Political advocacy is one of the primary strategic initiatives for NAME. This new committee will pick up where already planned initiatives leave off, beginning with development of a vision for what political advocacy and action should mean for NAME. 

Mara Sapon-Shevin (2011-2013), Chair
Ginny Lea (2011-2013) 
Bill Howe (2011-2012) 
Kevin Kumashiro (2011-2012) 
Sonia Nieto (2011-2012)
DaVerne Bell
Elizabeth Self


Program Sub-Committees: Appointed by the President-Elect

Conversations with Authors and Booksignings
Kevin Kumashiro, Co-Chair, Ann Schulte, Co-Chair, Jeremy Stoll, Nathan Taylor 

Exhibits: 
Bette Tate-Beaver, Chair 

Extended Institutes (preconference and Saturday): 
Bette Tate-Beaver, Chair, Jioanna Carjuzaa, LaMetra Curry, Seema Imam, Christopher Knaus, Virginia Lea, John Lockhart, Soo Park, Tasha Lebow, Gina Wells, Lisa Zagunmy

Film Festival: 
Robin Brenneman, Chair, Shiv Desai, Brandon Fox, Sandra Golden, Kako Koshino, Neera Malhorta, Paula Saine, Gerri Spinella, Jennifer Herring 

Local Host: 
Tchet Dorman, Chair 

Plenaries (keynotes, other plenaries, visioning): 
Kevin Kumashiro, Chair, Marjorie Kyle, Christine Sleeter, Bette Tate-Beaver 

Proposal Review and Scheduling:
Ashraf Esmail, Co-Chair, Virginia Lea, Co-Chair, Lisa Zagumny, Cherry Ross Gooden, Founders Roundtables

Advisory Council

There shall be an Advisory Council to the Board of Directors. A member in good standing of the Association, appointed by the President, shall serve as the Chair of the Advisory Council. The Advisory Council shall be unlimited as to numbers, and shall be composed of Past Presidents and other members such as the Association's former officers, leading scholars and practitioners in the field of diversity and multicultural education, advocates of equity and social justice, community and national leaders, and such others persons as the President, with the approval of the Association's Board, shall designate. The purpose of the Advisory Council is to advise the Association on the status and progress of multicultural education, assist and identify critical issues for research and practice, and recommend projects, programs, and collaborations to advance the field.