The mission of the membership committee is to increase and maintain membership in the National Guard Association of Massachusetts and the National Guard Association of the United States. Coordinate with the Marketing Director to provide information to members and potential members. The membership committee will report to the executive Committee quarterly as to current membership status in each association. It will also provide an annual report as to membership status at the NGAMA annual conference. This Committee will meet three times a year at scheduled Executive Committee meetings and any other meetings deemed necessary to produce membership reports.
MAJ Landon Mavrelis (Chair)
The Finance Committee shall be responsible for preparing and submitting the Annual Budget and for the orderly and efficient administrative operation of the insurance program or any other revenue producing programs for the Association. This Committee meets at least quarterly, meetings are scheduled by the Chairman.
MAJ Brian Ferland
The Legislative Committee will work closely with the Executive Director in planning and scheduling legislative briefings throughout the state. They will provide legislative information to the Executive Committee and maintain contact with the appropriate persons in the legislative and executive branches of the government, both on the state and federal levels. This Committee will meet three times a year at scheduled Executive Committee meetings, attend legislative briefings when possible and any other meetings deemed necessary to schedule and prepare for legislative briefings.
Maj Sean Halbrook (Chair)
The Resolution Committee will consider all resolutions, which are submitted to the Association and report to the same Association with its recommendations. This committee will meet three times a year at scheduled Executive Committee meetings and any other meetings as needed called by committee chair. This committee will report to the Executive Committee.\
LTC (Ret) Bob Swartz (Co-Chair-Army)
This Committee will develop and recommend to the Executive Committee policies which will establish and maintain good will with the public and members of governmental organizations. This Committee will also be responsible for the publishing of NGAMA newsletter, with the guidance of the Secretary. This Committee will meet three times a year at scheduled Executive Committee meetings and any other meetings deemed necessary to publish the newsletter in a timely manner.
CPT Tim Labrie (Director)
This Committee shall review the By-laws of the Association and any proposed amendments. The Chairperson of the Committee will promptly forward all proposed amendments to the President along with the Committee’s recommendations. This Committee will meet three times a year at scheduled Executive Committee meetings and any other meetings as called by the Chairperson.
The Nominating Committee shall report to the Annual Conference its recommendations for nominating officers of the Association and for three members of the Executive Committee. The report from the Nominating Committee shall be filed with the Secretary no later than sixty days prior to the Conference. This Committee will meet three times a year at scheduled Executive Committee meetings.
The Scholarship Committee will screen, evaluate and select from the applicants, those students who have demonstrated scholarship and citizenship. The Committee will evaluate the program and make recommendations to the Finance and Executive Committees as to the number, amount and distribution of the scholarships. This Committee will meet three times a year at scheduled Executive Committee meetings and a separate meeting to select scholarship recipients.
CPT Mustafa Thompson
This Committee will help coordinate and execute the state conference in all aspects, Call to Conference, Friday night activity, spouse function, business session, banquet, registration, etc. They will also be responsible for coordinating the attendees to the national conference. This Committee will meet three times a year at scheduled executive Committee meetings and any other meetings deemed necessary to produce a successful conference.
LTC (Ret) Robert Swartz