Fairfield Glade Ladies Club
Chairs of Standing Committees (Appointed by the President)
Committee and Chairs
Community Relations - Chair - Marsha Mellert
Sponsor Procurement - Judy Lynn & Laurie Inda
Solicits club sponsors each year for the three sponsorship levels, gold, silver and bronze and seeks event sponsors.
Communicates monthly with our sponsors about the upcoming meeting, finds out if and who will attend, and their meal choice. Then relays that information to the Reservations Committee. Announces and welcomes the sponsors to the monthly meeting. Creates a monthly Community Relations Report.
Keeps the membership aware of Veteran affairs or needs, seeks out a veteran or first responder to lead the pledge of allegiance at the monthly meeting, and gets information to introduce that individual at our meetings.
Nominations - Gin Genetempo
Seeks candidates and presents a slate of officers with one candidate for each elected office at the April meeting every other year.
Conducts the election at the May meeting, allowing for any nominations from the floor.
Installs the elected officers for two-year terms at the June meeting.
Presides over any special election necessary to fill a vacant President-Elect position.
Publicity - Chair/Webmaster - Jennifer Sipe
Photographer - Christine Garbo
Historian - Virginia Carlson
Publicity Writer - Catherine Henderson
Mary Ann Urban - Social Media
Manages the website and electronic communications.
Takes pictures of Ladies Club events to be posted on the website and our Facebook page.
Archives written and photographic records of the yearly events of the Ladies Club.
Writes articles for local newspapers.
Coordinates Social Media postings
Reservations - Co-Chairs Anita Lawrence and
Take and records reservations for monthly Luncheon Meetings. Compiles list of attendees for each luncheon to be sent by Webmaster.
Scholarship - Chair - Colleen Mall
Works jointly with Roane State Community College and the TN College of Applied Technology in Crossville, to award scholarships to returning adult students residing in Cumberland County.
Service Projects - Chair - Lin Marten
Selects nine 501c(3) charities to sponsor at each monthly meeting except April. The chair or a designated committee member collects money or items prior to the meeting and gives a report of donations during the meeting. Money is totaled and given to Treasurer with required documentation.
Travel - Chair - Sandi Edwards
Plans trips from start to finish across the U.S, ranging from 1-day to multi-day trips. Trips are offered at cost, plus 2% markup for the Club’s fundraising. Contracts with tour agencies for trips outside the U.S. and exceptional tours within the U.S.
The purpose of the trips are twofold:
fundraising for the Club and
socialization between Club members.
Our trips are not only exciting and informative but it is so much fun getting to know one another!
Ways and Means - Co-Chairs Mary Ann Urban and Deni Donovan
Plans and executes all fundraising events and sales except the Fashion Show. Always thinking of WAYS to raise funds so that we have the MEANS to support the club's charities and scholarships.
Parliamentarian - Terri Patefield
Fashion Show - Co Chairs Janice Cahill
and Claudia Brooks