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Civic Action Committee - The Civic Action Chair shall head this committee with oversight and advice by the Vice President. The Committee is composed of members in good standing. This committee shall include coordinating membership participation in philanthropic events throughout Staten Island, New York City and New York State. This committee will serve to further the involvement of the Young Democrats within the community, while at the same time providing community service.
Communications Committee - The Communications Chair shall head this committee with oversight and advice by the Secretary. This committee shall develop methods of publicizing the various activities of the club through the use of print, electronic and other cost-effective media. The Chair of this committee should seek to obtain publicity for the club activities to further establish the club's identity within the Staten Island, New York City and New York state communities. The Communications Chair shall work with the President on all media matters with the Communications Chair as the contact for media. The Communications Chair shall be responsible for the consultation and design of all publications of the club, with input and advice from members of the Leadership Committee and members of the club.
Judicial Committee - The Rules Counsel shall head this committee. The Committee is composed of four (4) members in good standing, plus the Rules Counsel. All five (5) members have equal voting rights. The selection and appointment of members is described in this Article. Members cannot be elected officers of the Leadership Committee, and preferably not chairs of other standing or ad-hoc committees. The four (4) members are appointed as follows: The President appoints two (2) members and the Board of Directors appoints two (2) members. The selection of members is to be made based on a discretionary interview process determined by the President and the Board. Committee appointments are to be made one month after the Rules Counsel is elected, for announcement to the general membership. In the event of resignation or removal from the Rules Committee, a replacement appointment shall be made within one months time from the date of notice by the appointing entity. The Rules Counsel will convene the Committee when necessary, and at the request of the President and/or the Board of Directors. The Committee is the final arbiter of all disputes and decisions and are to be issued in writing within one month of a formal hearing detailed in Article VII.
The Judicial Committee is charged with an annual review of this club's By-Laws, occurring each May with suggested revisions, recommended amendment and/or new Articles, and a judicial review presented to the membership on the advice and consent of the Leadership Committee. Member submitted amendments and/or new Article procedure is detailed in Article II. All communications within the Judicial Committee are to be deemed confidential and privileged and a derogation of such is grounds for expulsion from the committee at the discretion of the Rules Counsel.
Membership & Alumni Committee - The Membership & Alumni Chair shall head this committee with oversight and advice by the President. This committee shall be responsible for recruiting new members, cultivating current members, and coordinating outreach to alumni for financial and professional needs of the club members. Membership outreach and member diversity are included under the auspices of this committee. This committee, working with the Communications Committee, shall design and annually update a promotional flyer detailing the goals, activities and requirements of the club, for distribution to new and prospective members.
Political Advancement Committee - St. Jermaine Endeley, Chair - The Political Advancement Chair shall head this committee with oversight and advice by the Vice President. Political involvement and political education falls under the auspices of this committee. The responsibilities of the Political Advancement committee shall be to provide information about upcoming campaigns, information to club members who want to become involved in campaigns on the local, state and national level, suggesting speakers or conducting events that will provide the membership with greater insight into the workings of our political system, and offer club members educational enrichment to encourage their ambitions to run for political office. In addition to educational enrichment, the Political Advancement Chair will coordinate the club's petitioning effort of each year for any democratic candidate(s).
Social and Fundraising Committee - The Social and Fundraising Chair shall head this committee with oversight and advice from the Treasurer. The responsibilities of this committee include planning and conducting social events for the general membership, that will be sources of revenue for the club. It is for the general membership and can be for a political or non-political nature. It shall review and analyze the financial conditions of the club on a continuing basis and make recommendations for past, current and new activities designed to raise revenue for the club.
Women’s Committee - Jessica Scarcella, Chair - The Women's Committee Chair shall head this committee with oversight and advice by the highest ranking elected female member of the club. This committee shall include coordinating an annual women's history month event, and serve as representatives and members to the New York State Young Democrats Women's Caucus. This committee will serve to further the involvement of women in the community, state, and club. This committee shall serve as, but is not limited to, a welcoming committee for new female members, networking through an online network (listserv), and scheduling regular social events and meetings.
Minority Advancement Committee – The Minority Advancement Chair shall head this committee with oversight and advice by the highest-ranking elected member of minority descent in the club. This committee shall include coordinating functions to further minority engagement on Staten Island. This committee will serve to further the involvement of all minority individuals in the community, state and club. This committee shall serve as, but is not limited to, networking through an online network (listserv), and scheduling regular social events and meetings.