Committee Toolkit

Thank you for taking time out of your personal and professional life to provide your talent and expertise to the Section. Through your volunteer service, everyone benefits: the Section, the Water Community, your colleagues and you!

Committee work can be demanding and complex while at the same time being productive, enjoyable, and rewarding. Your contribution is vital to the work of the Section. To assist you with your committee activities, we have provided various links and resources for your reference.

Should you have any questions, please email Armando at the Section Office. Armando is the Member Engagement Manager at the Section and can help with any questions you may have.

Section Information

Organization Chart
Click on a committee to see the charge and roster

Committee Chair Guide
This document was developed to provide Committee Chairs an easy reference piece.

Committee Web page Options

This document is intended to help Committees choose the best website for their committee's needs. The document will download automatically.

Leadership Guide
This document contains the Section bylaws, Section policies and explains volunteer responsibilities. An Ad Hoc committee is currently assigned to update the leadership guide.

Technical Program Committee Resources
This page contains important deadlines and spreadsheets used by the Technical Programs Committee.

12 Tips on Leadership
This document contains some tips for successful Committee Leadership.

Stand-Alone Committee/Division Workshop
Check out how your idea or industry hot topic can be put together as a half day or full day workshop.

Committee Forms

Committee Update Form

Update your committee roster with this form. Email changes to
Please note an excel spreadsheet will be downloaded to your computer to complete.

Application for Appointment to Committee

Request to join a committee with by completing this electronic form.

Request for Committee Page Update

Committee Chairs can request webpage changes by emailing Armando Apodaca

Tips & Tools for Effective Meetings

Doodle Poll - software to determine the best time for your members to meet
Free Conference Call - sign up for your free call in number to use when your committee members can't meet in person

Additional Resources on Effective Meetings can be found on the National Council of NonProfits website