Government Relations Committee
The Advocacy Committee shall plan and implement the work of the corporation as it relates to involvement in the legislative processes at the state, local, and national levels.
The Advocacy Committee is hereby charged with the following duties:
Chair: The Chair of the Government Relations Committee will be Linda Van Buskirk from Cayuga Community College.
Meetings: Meetings shall take place as necessary and as convened by the Chair in order to meet the deadlines stated in the Charge.
Quorum: Pursuant to the Association’s By-Laws, a majority of the membership of any committee of the corporation shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
Minutes: Minutes for each meeting, whether in-person or conference call, shall be taken by the Executive Director, or in her absence, by a member of the Committee. Draft minutes shall be disseminated to the Committee Members within a reasonable timeframe. Minutes of each meeting shall be approved by the Committee Members at the next meeting date.
Budget: All costs and expenses to be incurred by the Advocacy Committee must receive prior approval from the Chair of the Association. Such request shall be put in writing and emailed to the Chair and the Executive Director prior to being expended.
Diana Kastenbaum (Chair), Genesee Community College (Trustee)
Margaret Cornell, Jamestown Community College (Trustee)
George Cushman, Finger Lakes Community College (Trustee)
Mary Alice Panek, Genesee Community College (Trustee)
Grant Valentine, Rockland Community College (Trustee)
Alan S. Winston, Corning Community College (Trustee)