Committees and task forces are critical association mechanisms for involving its members, tapping into their specific expertise, ensuring that different perspectives are incorporated and for cultivating volunteer leaders.
As part of our SAC’s strategic priorities, we’d love to involve new voices on the following task forces & committees to help us achieve our goals: Membership Task Force, Government Relations Task Force and Sign Curriculum Review Task Force
Task forces are an excellent way of getting involved in the association, becoming known in the industry for your area of expertise and getting ready for involvement on the association’s Board of Directors.
Membership Task Force (meet bimonthly or as needed)
- Role: Provide input and feedback on member campaigns with a goal of increasing membership engagement and ensuring that association’s benefits and activities add value to members.
- Specific activities:
- Provide input to Manager of Membership and Communications
Government Relations Task Force (meet bimonthly or as needed)
- Role: Provide vision, direction, and leadership in developing initiative to educate, monitor and review legislation as it pertains to the regulation and activities at the municipal, provincial and federal level.
- Specific Activities:
Sign Curriculum Review Task Force (meet as needed to review the curriculum)
- Role: A mission critical task force charged with reviewing a library of sign curriculum modules developed in 2001 by the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), in cooperation with the Canadian Sign Council. Our goal is to identify gaps and make recommendations for who is best placed to make updates. We will be applying for government grants to modernize our curriculum.
- Specific Activities: Review a comprehensive list of modules for students and teachers, identify modules that need updating and recommend who would be best placed to provide expertise in that area.
Our end goal is to re-release the Sign Curriculum modules and make them available to our members.
Sample modules include:
- Basic Construction Theory: Upon completion of this module you will be able to describe basic building materials and construction methods.
- Basic Electrical Theory: Upon completion of this module you will be able to apply electrical theory to install signs.
- Substrates: Upon completion of this module you will be able to select appropriate substrates when fabricating signs.
- Fasteners: Upon completion of this module you will be able to select the appropriate fasteners to install signs.
- Measuring Devices: Upon completion of this module you will be able to use measuring devices accurately.
To get involved, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.