Leadership and Committees:
- Annual Grants Training Program Committee
Responsible for planning the annual training conference. This includes developing educational tracks, designing the conference program, planning networking opportunities, and securing keynote speakers and trainers.
- Board of Directors
Congratulations and Welcome to the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Board of Directors!
FY13-14 Board of Directors Meetings:
Wednesday, September 18, 2013; 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Wednesday, October 30, 2013; 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Wednesday, November 20, 2013; 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Wednesday, January 15, 2014; 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Wednesday, February 19, 2014; 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Wednesday, March 19, 2014; 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Wednesday, April 24, 2014; TBD - at NGMA's Annual Grants Training
Wednesday, May 21, 2014; 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Wednesday, June 18, 2014; 1:45pm - 3:45pm
- Budget & Finance Committee
Monitors the Association’s financial assets and recommends policies and fiscal planning measures that ensure the financial health and stability of the Association.
- CGMS Commission
The Certified Grants Management Specialist (CGMS) Commission comprises five Members, two of whom are appointed by a majority vote of the Board. The CGMS Commission has responsibility for all matters related to certification and has complete decision-making autonomy from the Board for all matters related to the CGMS certification. The CGMS Commission follows principles of governance and operations as defined in a policy and procedure manual that is grounded in law and accreditation standards for certification programs.
- Education Committee
Advances the knowledge of grants management professionals by guiding and developing educational activities, programs and communication tools that provide knowledge sharing opportunities across all phases in the grants cycle. Develops opportunities for members to collaborate both in person and virtually to explore new ideas, share knowledge and discover solutions to the challenges that face grants management professionals every day.
- GMBoK Training Committee
The GMBoK Training Committee is responsible for developing and offering training to support the Certified Grants Management Specialist (CGMS) professional credentialing program and exam.
- Membership & Industry Networking Committee
Develops and implements membership campaigns and outreach strategies to identify, recruit, and retain individual members, as well as professional associations, government entities, and corporate partners. Builds networks between NGMA and other professional and governmental organizations to advance the value case for grants management and facilitate the exchange of information. Continually evaluates member benefits and programs to ascertain their value and importance to the NGMA membership. Advises the Board of Directors on industry issues of importance and recommends programs and services to increase the value of membership.
- NGMA Peer Review Committee
Peer review of bi-annual NGMA Journal of Grants Management articles is central to the quality of published industry literature. The NGMA Peer Review Board provides their time and expertise by reading and evaluating all Journal submissions.
- Publications Committee
The Publications Committee is a standing committee of NGMA that oversees the development and production of printed and electronic publications of the association that facilitates communication among NGMA members and the grants administration industry at-large. Committee responsibilities include producing a bi-monthly association membership E-newsletter, production or publication of grants management guidelines, documents, or industry “Best Practices,” provides content as necessary for the NGMA web site, and provides publication and editorial support to the NGMA Journal.
- Technology Committee
The Technology Committee provides oversight of technology that helps make the NGMA more efficient, and helps NGMA leverage the use of technology to deliver services and information to members.