Volunteering to serve on an SDS committee is a great way to see whether you would enjoy serving the SDS Board of Directors.
Nominations and Awards Committee
Solicit candidates for Board election; solicit nominees for awards & shephard processes; recruit volunteers for committees
Karen Nakamura, Chair
Finance and Operations Committee
Carol Goldin, Chair
Fundraising and Development Committee
Strategic planning; manage fundraising efforts and outreach for support; pursue grant and fundraising opportunities.
Promotes new membership (outreach) and communicates with existing membership (inreach).
Joanne Woiak, Co-Chair
Frank Wyan, Co-Chair
Scope: plan annual conference; other program activities; coordinate with other DS & activist organizations.
Liz Lewis, Chair
Inform the Board of relevant public issues relevant to people with disabilities that may require action on behalf of the Society, and assist in drafting statements supporting actions that promote the interests of disability advocacy and policy.
Phil Smith, Co-Chair
KAte Caldwell, Co-Chair
Research and Publications Committee
Develop scholarly publications and budget for them; seek to encourage the development of scholarly research of concern to people with disabilities.