Committees of the Community Services Council of Will County, Illinois, Inc.

OPERATIONAL COMMITTEES

Annual Meeting Committee (also known as the Banquet Committee)
Chairman: Beth Ann May
This Committee is the responsibility of the Vice President. This Committee shall arrange for the place, the menu, the entertainment, the time for the annual meeting and awards ceremony and brief business session to provide for elections and such other matters as directed by the Board.

Bylaws Committee
Chairman: Jackie Cronin
This Committee shall review and update the By-laws when needed.

Historical Committee
Chairman: Jackie Cronin
This Committee shall maintain past records and keep historical accounts of the Council.

Membership Committee
Chairman: Darlene Bull
This Committee shall have the responsibility of properly managing applications for membership and correspondence to the Council.

Nominating Committee
Chairman: April Balzhiser
The Nominating Committee is appointed by the President of the Board and shall, at the annual meeting of the Counci I, submit two (2) nominees for the Board to serve three (3) years and shall also present a slate of officers as set forth in Article V, Officers. This Committee shall act in an advisory capacity to assist the President in filling vacancies. The Chairperson shall choose and convene the Ad Hoc Awards Committee as set forth in Article VI, C, ii Awards Committee.

Public Relations Committee
Chairman: R. Dale Evans
This Committee shall have the responsibility of using all media resources to inform and educate the public as well as its own members about the business, concerns, and actions of the Council.

STANDING COMMITTEES

Committee on Aging
Chairman: Cheryl Lockwood
This Committee shall devote its efforts to the problems and needs of the Senior citizens in Will County in accordance with the stated purposes of the Council.

Committee on Persons with Disabilities
Chairman: Kelly McKenzie
This Committee shall work with the concerns and issues of all Persons with Disabilities in Will County in accordance with the stated purposes of the Council.

Legislation Committee
Chairman: John Davis
This Committee is charged with the responsibility of keeping informed on local, state and national legislation which pertains to the purpose of the Council and to communicate this information to the Council and/or the Board, as appropriate.

Scholarship Committee
Chairman: Delfina Contreras
This Committee identifies funds and/or resources to use for scholarships and determines the dollar amount of the scholarships annually. The committee distributes scholarship packets to the high schools in Will County. They review the applications and decide on the successful applicants based on a predetermined scoring system. The awards are presented at the annual banquet.

AD HOC COMMITTEES

Audit Committee
Chairman: Yvonne MacDonald-Hames
This Committee is appointed by the President of the Council for the purpose of annually conducting an audit of the books prior to the beginning of the fiscal year.

Awards Committee
Chairman: Franca Liburdi
This Committee is chosen and convened by the Nominating Committee Chairperson. This Committee shall, from forms nominate an individual(s) and an agency(s) who have begun meeting a need; or modified their program for a changing need; or who have done outstanding service to the community, select the recipient(s) of the awards for recognition by the Council. This Committee shall also arrange for the plaques or certificates as directed by the Board.