Committees

A. Budget and Finance Committee 
B. Membership and Standards Committee 
C. Educational Information Committee 
D. Legislative Committee 
E. Nominating Committee 
F. Meetings and Agenda Committee

A. Budget and Finance Committee

This committee is chaired by the Treasurer, and its membership is determined by Section 2 of Bylaw III.  

The purpose of this committee shall be the following: 

1. Review and approved the finance and budget reports prepared by the Treasurer prior to the  stated meetings of the Directors.  

2. Review and approve the end of fiscal year report of the Treasurer for presentation to the Directors at the Fall meeting. 

3. Accomplish the tasks contained in Bylaw XI (Annual Budget) and Bylaw XII (Dues). 

B. Membership and Standards Committee 

This committee is chaired by the Vice President.

The purpose of this committee is to keep accurate information about all member organizations up to date in an annual FAANS Brochure and on the FAANS web site. 

Membership of this committee will be according to Bylaw III, Section 3.

1. This committee shall work with the FDOE to keep current the brochure, “How to Chose a Non-public School in Florida.” 

2. This committee shall encourage other non public school organizations in Florida to seek mem bership in FAANS. The committee will examine all applications for membership in FAANS and will  process applications in accordance with Bylaw III, Section 2.

3. This committee shall annually review the standards of the Association to ensure compliance with applicable state laws and ensure that the standards are of a high professional quality.  

4. If complaints or charges are made against a member organization, the Committee will make  preliminary investigations and make a recommendation to the Directors concerning the matter. 

C. Educational Information Committee 

This committee is chaired by the Secretary. Its membership shall be comprised of four Directors selected by the chair. 

The purpose of this committee is to enhance the professional knowledge of member associations, schools accredited by or members of such associations, and individuals connected with such as sociations or schools. This shall be accomplished through regular communications using email, FAANS newsletter, and other effective means available to the committee. 

D. Legislative Committee 

This committee is chaired by the Legislative Coordinator. Membership shall be comprised of at least seven persons, and shall include the current Executive Officers, the representatives of the four largest member organizations (unless they occupy an elected position on the Executive Committee), and all former presidents who desire to attend and who are still in regular attendance at stated meetings as representatives of a member organization. 

The purpose of this committee is to follow all pertinent pending and present legislation that impacts non public schools in Florida and to recommend to the Directors courses of action and/or positions to take concerning pending or present legislation. 

E. Nominating Committee

This committee is chaired by the immediate past Vice-President. Its membership is comprised of all former presidents of the Association who currently function as representatives of member organizations.

The purpose of this committee is to present, during the final year of the existing officer’s term of office, a list of proposed candidates to serve as the Executive Officers of the Association.

The list of proposed candidates shall be presented to the Executive Committee at least two weeks prior to the Annual Meeting of the Association.

F. Meetings and Agenda Committee

This committee will make arrangements for meetings and will assist the FAANS President with the preparation of Agendas for FAANS meetings.