TAPA President Rex Hobbs is putting together committees for the Academy. If you are interested in serving on any of the following committees, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. TAPA depends heavily on volunteers to complete the business of the Academy.
Government Affairs Committee – Helps shape the legislative agenda of TAPA; advises TAPA’s lobbyist and executive director on pending legislation; develops relationships with local legislators; attends PA Day on the Hill, if possible. The majority of this committee work is done via email and conference calls.
CME Committee – Assists TAPA’s CME coordinator in planning Spring Fling and FallFest; identifies conference topics and PA knowledge gaps; drafts learning objectives for conference topics; recommends expert speakers; assists with onsite conference logistics. (CME Committee members receive complimentary conference registration.) The majority of this committee work is done via email and face-to-face meetings at TAPA conferences.
Membership Committee – Works with regional directors to plan and promote dinner meetings and other events; contacts PAs not currently members of TAPA to encourage membership and involvement.
Awards Committee – Selects annual award program recipients by reviewing nominations and rating them on a judging matrix. The majority of this committee work is done via email.
Reimbursement Committee – Advises TAPA staff and members regarding reimbursement questions and issues. The majority of this committee works is done via email or telephone.
Political Action Committee – Assists TAPA staff in raising funds for the PAC; develops relationships with local legislators; attends legislative fundraisers, as necessary.