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Getting involved in TABPHE

Standing Committees: 

If you are interested in becoming more involved with TABPHE, think about serving on a committee!  Your expertise and experience is important to our organization.

Below is a list of our current committees.  If you are interested in serving on a committee, contact the committee chair and inform them of your interest.

Requirements: Eager to serve and supports the overall mission and vision of TABPHE.

Committee Descriptions:

Committee 
Description
Chair(s) 
Membership Pursue initiatives designed to promote and increase membership in the association 

 Sandra McCrary-Marshall (marshall@austincc.edu)

Finance Oversees the maintenance of the financial health of the organization. 

Dewey Brooks (dewybrooks@gmail.com)

Statewide Conference Planning

Along with the designated local chapter, will assist in coordinating, planning and executing the annual conference for the association.

Linda Johnson (ljohnso4@austincc.edu)

Shayla Andrews (shayla3.andrews@gmail.com)

Legislative Monitor and lead legislative matters impacting the mission of the association Charles Leslie
(lesliec@grayson.edu)
Governance generally responsible for reviewing the governance structures and practices of the organization and reporting its findings and recommendations to the board.

Dr. Shannon Solis (shannon.solis@sjcd.edu)

Public Relations Coordinates and promotes positive communication between the association and other entities; This includes but is not limited to, social media platforms and our website.

Adrian Jackson (ajackson202@alamo.edu)

Scholarship Assists in marketing & coordinating TABPHE scholarship efforts and selecting its recipients Kimele Carter (kimelecarter@yahoo.com)
Programming Develops programs to foster the professional development of the members of the association.

Nicole Bell (nbell2@austincc.edu)

TABPHE Fellows Oversees the TABPHE Fellows initiative to help generate new memberships, regenerate old memberships, and build new leaders for the Association. Dr. LaVelle Hendricks (Lavelle.Hendricks@tamuc.edu)
Nominating Prepares a complete slate of officers with at least one nominee for each elected position, and present this slate at the Annual Meeting of the Association Tanisha Shorter-Lott (trshorter75@hotmail.com)
 

Volunteering for the 2022 Conference in Austin, TX

TABPHE's 48th Annual State Conference will be held in Austin, TX on February 28-March 2, 2021. If you are interested in volunteering your services for this event, contact Conference Chairs: Shayla Andrews (shayla3.andrews@gmail.com) or Linda Johnson (ljohnso4@austincc.edu).

Becoming a Board of Director

Every even year (2022, 2024, 2026...), TABPHE's Board of Directors are nominated and elected. 

Responsibilities:  

  • Manage the affairs of the Association

  • Serve as core individuals for committee and task force assignments who represent the membership
  • Provide a broader perspective on the day to day management of the association and board activities
  • Attend four (4) face-to-face meetings per year
  • Serve for a full two years after election
Qualifications:
  • must have been active with the Association for at least two (2) years 
  • Receive the support of your Local Chapter if such a chapter exists AND attend TABPHE’s Business Meeting and Election (during the conference).

Becoming an Elected Officer

Elected Officers (President Elect, Vice President of Membership, Vice President of Programs, Vice President of Public Relations, Treasurer, and Secretary) are nominated and elected every odd year (2021, 2023, 2025...) 

Core Responsibilities:

  • See constitution for details on each position.
  • Attend four (4) face-to-face meetings per year.
  • Serve two years after election
Qualifications:
  • must have been active with the Association for at least two (2) years 
  • Receive the support of your Local Chapter if such a chapter exists AND attend TABPHE’s Business Meeting and Election (during the conference).

If you are interested in nominating yourself or someone, contact Tanisha Shorter-Lott at nominations@tabphe.org.

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