VVREO Committees

VVREO Committees:
Descriptions and Objectives

Jan-2016

Members of the VVREO Public Relations Committee

CAPITAL CREATION COMMITTEE

Purpose/Responsibilities: This committee will meet quarterly (or more often as needed) to evaluate proposed loans in accordance with the USDA “detailed plan for the relending of loan funds” agreement. In addition, the committee will examine the effectiveness of the loan portfolio and is responsible for evaluation of loans, documentation, reporting and corrective action. Approval or disapproval of loans and general communication with clients is a responsibility of this committee.

LONG RANGE STRATEGIC PLANNING 

Purpose/Responsibilities:  This committee will meet at least four times per year. The committee with the assistance of the Board will oversee the Board’s strategic planning efforts and review VVREO sponsorship materials and identify and solicit sponsors in support of VVREO programs. The committee will also explore other sources of funding including special events, grants and other sources of funds that are available through economic development partners. In addition, the committee will be responsible for preparing the revenue portion of the annual budget. 

ADVOCACY, RESEARCH & ISSUES COMMITTEE 

Purpose/Responsibilities: This committee will meet quarterly to address current needs for data analysis and research regarding VVREO priority initiatives such as entrepreneurship, economic development and workforce investment.  Members of this committee will be attentive to local issues and attend community forums and meetings as needed in order to garner information for the committee and to represent VVREO projects.  Members may interact with elected representatives to discuss issues that impact the local business community and the general economy of the Verde Valley and to promote research and initiatives produced by VVREO.

MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE: 

Purpose/Responsibilities: To create opportunities to help generate awareness of the efforts of VVREO. Members of this committee will provide guidance and creative ideas to best promote the Verde Valley as a premier location for economic development. Members will encourage and assist the business communities to promote and market each other in a cooperative spirit and manner. This committee will release statements on behalf of VVREO regarding current projects or economic development topics of regional interest under consideration by VVREO, will photograph VVREO events and issue related press releases as well as provide oversight and input on the website and other needed collateral material.  All statements released by this committee shall be approved by a majority of the Board prior to release.

AD HOC COMMITTEE: EVENT

With the guidance and approval of the entire VVREO Board, this committee plans and executes all tasks and activities required to produce a special event.

AD HOC COMMITTEE: NOMINATING

With the guidance and approval of the entire VVREO Board, this committee plans and executes all tasks and activities required to produce a slate of candidates for the Board’s Executive Committee and for Directors.

AD HOC COMMITTEE: BYLAWS

With the guidance and approval of the entire VVREO Board, this committee reviews the Bylaws and makes recommendations for changes as appropriate.