The main purpose of SAM’s committees is to place a greater amount of time and focus on a particular area of SAM business. Committees have dedicated time to thoroughly research and vet an issue before making recommendations to the full board. SAM has a unique committee structure in that committees are open to the general membership and not just to those on the Board.
Committees provide an opportunity to call in the special skills and abilities of each member and put their talents to work. Committee members should know how to work collaboratively to locate and evaluate data and investigate all avenues and alternatives. Committees may also invite the input and experience of seasoned experts on a topic.
SAM allows for all of our members to take part in 3 of our committees: