Charters - Resolutions Establishing Board Committees

Message and Policy Committee

Motion to: "Establish an interim Message Committee that will work to establish a clear understanding of the Foundation's current policy positions; a briefing document specifically tailored to the new NASA Administrator about these policy positions; and a framework for the development, review and approval of all policies for the Foundation. In addition, the Committee will deal with other urgent message-related or policy-related issues that require response during the interim period as assigned by the Board or its Chairperson. This interim committee shall consist of Rick Tumlinson (Chairperson), Bob Noteboom, Tony DeTora, John Carter McKnight, Bob Werb and James Muncy, with participation by other individuals as deemed necessary by the Committee Chairperson, and shall exist for 30 days or until a permanent policy/message process is established."

Finance Committee

Motion to: "Establish an interim Finance Committee that will work with the Executive Director and Treasurer to establish a clear understanding of the Foundation's current financial position, liabilities, and obligations, as well as to create a working budget for the coming year and a framework for approval of ongoing expenditures and a mechanism for accurate reporting and tracking of all finances for the Foundation. In addition, the Committee will deal with other urgent finance-related issues that require response during the interim period. This interim committee shall consist of Shubber Ali (C hair), Bob Noteboom, Bill Boland and Denise Norris, with participation by the Treasurer and Executive Director, and shall exist until a permanent committee is established following the 60-day review period."

Operations Committee

Motion to: "Establish an Operations Committee to deve lop, implement and oversee operational objectives for the Foundation. The Operations Committee shall develop and implement specific procedures relating to the day to day operations of the Foundation; Committee membership shall include the Executive Director and/or President, Treasurer and Secretary and at least one representative of the Board of Directors."

Events/Projects Committee

Motion to: "An Events and Projects Committee of the Space Frontier Foundation be established to:

Marketing Committee

Motion to: "Establish a permanent Marketing Committee to develop, implement and oversee (in conjunction with the appropriate Foundation officers, committees and staff) programs to expand the Foundation's human, financial and material resources. The Marketing Committee shall: 1) design materials for fundraising and membership recruitment, including individual and institutional support; 2) implement or oversee direct mail and electronic outreach campaigns; 3) develop and implement a speakers bureau program, including a multimedia presentation and any training materials; 4) establish and maintain mechanisms for supporter feedback; 5) coordinate tables, speakers and membership/fundraising functions at events; 6) develop a grant application program; 7) support Board members, officers and staff in their efforts to raise funds and recruit new members. Members of the Committee shall include the President, Development Director and at least three members of the Board."

Member Services Committee

Motion to: "Establish a permanent Membership Services Committee to develop, implement and oversee (in conjunction with the appropriate Foundation officers, committees and staff) programs to create value in Foundation membership and encourage the retention of members. The Membership Services Committee shall: 1. Develop and implement membership feedback systems; 2. In conjunction with the appropriate staff, develop and implement membership bonus packages; 3. Coordinate membership-focused events, such as retreats and town halls; 4. Draft materials for communicating benefit information to the membership. Members of the Committee shall include the Executive Director, the Advocates Coordinator, the Membership Coordinator and at least one member of the Board."