Purpose of Awards Committee
The primary purpose of the Awards Committee is to administer the Society’s biennial Society Award and Laudise Medal. The Committee will develop and re-evaluate criteria, descriptions and procedures for the awarding process. The Committee is also charged with examining the on-going policies and procedures associated with the awards program; as well as calling for, reviewing, and judging award nominations.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE (elected)
Purpose of Nomination Committee
The Nominating Committee will call for nominations of elected positions within the Society, analyze the results and hold an election for members. The Nominating Committee and ISIE staff will hold an information session at ISIE annual events at which interested members can ask questions and discuss qualifications for the opening roles. This will open up the candidate field for the committee and introduce them to new researchers interested in being more involved with the Society.
Purpose of the Finance Committee
The primary purpose of the Finance Committee is to provide financial and budgetary oversight and guidance to support the goals and programs of the Society. These include, but are not limited to, preparing and presenting strategic and annual work plans and financial reports to the Council and members. The Finance Committee is also responsible for the development of short-term and long-term financial and budget strategy that supports the goals of the Society including developing long range plans for financial support outside of ISIE conference proceeds.
PUBLICATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE
Purpose of the Publications and Communications Committee
The Communications Committee will strategically plan for external communications and communications with the Society’s members by evaluating other professional societies’ methods. The Committee will work with the Journal of Industrial Ecology to coordinate and enhance communications including online communications strategies and marketing materials.
Purpose of the Membership Committee
The Committee will ensure that the Society is meeting the needs of its members. The Committee will perform outreach to potential members in order to increase membership. The Committee shall design short-term and long-term membership goals. These goals will be consistent with the direction of the Society's Strategic Plan and Bylaws.
Purpose of the Program Committee
The primary purpose of this Committee is to develop a plan for all the meeting held by or jointly sponsored by the Society. The Committee will call for, gather and review proposals of potential hosts for upcoming biennial ISIE Conferences. The Committee will also re-evaluate the structure of the conferences financially, geographically and programmatically and find other Societies or groups that can be engaged in ISIE conference-related activities. This will involve evaluating related conferences and events that potentially compete with ISIE conferences then determining how ISIE conferences can maintain strength among them.