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COMMITTEES

AUDIT

The Audit Committee shall audit the Treasurer’s account at the close of the Fiscal Year and report to the Body at the Annual Meeting for approval. Pam McKelvy, Pat Brady, and Cynthia Philipone chair this committee.

BYLAWS

The Bylaws Committee shall review and make recommendations on all proposed amendments to the Bylaws. Dita McCarthy chairs this committee.

BUDGET & FINANCE

The Budget and Finance Committee shall present a proposed budget to the Executive Board for consideration at the first meeting of each fiscal year. Eddie Jean Carr chairs this committee.

HISTORY

The History Committee shall receive all MFDW records, including the Executive Board’s records, publications, official correspondence, committee records and Annual Meeting records. Additionally, the Committee shall aid Clubs    in collecting the same and organizing according to the regulations of the  Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Laura Anne Heller chairs this committee.

LEGISLATIVE

The Legislative Committee shall keep abreast of  pending  and proposed   legislation and shall  disseminate    information to the Federation members, together with the view of the committee as to recommended action that chapters and members  should take,  with special emphasis  on issues that pertain to the health and welfare of women and children. Felicia Brown-Williams chairs this committee.

MEMBERSHIP

The Membership Committee shall consist of the Vice Presidents of the four Congressional Districts and shall endeavor to organize new clubs and to recruit members-at- large where no local club exists. 

NOMINATIONS

The Nominations Committee shall compile a slate of proposed officers for the Federation. A list of the nominees shall be included in the announcement of the annual meeting which has as part of its agenda the election of officers.

Marcelean Arrington and Johnnie Patton chair this committee.

POLITICAL ACTION

The Political Action Committee shall encourage workshops and political training and encourages women to run for office. Kelly Jacobs and Tiffany Turner chair this committee.

PROGRAMS

The Programs Committee shall consist of the District Directors, and shall assist the   local clubs with their programs, as requested, and shall plan the program for the Federation's state Convention. 

RESOLUTIONS

The Resolutions Committee  shall present all resolutions to the annual meeting, together with their recommendations. Janice Skiffer chairs this committee.

WAYS & MEANS

The Ways and Means Committee shall plan and execute all fund­ raising with the approval of the Executive Board. Gloria Carpenter and Johnnie Patton chairs this committee.