CoSA Committees & Task Forces
CoSA could not accomplish its ambitious agenda without the help of state archives professionals from around the country who serve on CoSA committees and task forces. CoSA has several opportunities to serve on standing committees and temporary task forces. Please contact Barbara Teague for more information about these opportunities.
Advances needs of members to stakeholders and the public by acting as a clearinghouse for information, participating in policy and funding discussions, developing advocacy and awareness messages, and working in partnership with counterparts in allied organizations.
Assists with program promotion; reviews and selects award recipients; assists with award presentations and related recognition activities.
Oversees CoSA’s fundraising by developing and executing an annual plan that incorporates a series of appropriate vehicles, such as corporate sponsorship, individual giving, and product sales, etc.; takes the lead in certain types of fundraising efforts, such as cultivating potential donors; encourages the involvement of all board members in fundraising; and monitors fundraising efforts to be sure that ethical practices are in place, that donors are acknowledged appropriately, and that fundraising efforts are cost-effective.
Education & Training Committee
Recommends educational and training priorities to the CoSA Board; oversees the development and implementation of all Board-approved ongoing programming and informational member communications, including, but not limited to, webinars, special events, social media, listservs and newsletters; sustains monitors and assesses existing programs making them responsive to current needs; and initiates and guides program evaluations.