Knoxville American Marketing Association

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Committees

There are many ways to get more involved with KAMA through committee membership. Below are descriptions of major committees covering a variety of areas and requiring a broad spectrum of skills and abilities. If you’d like to participate, respond by email to the addresses provided.


Program Committee
  • Determine the yearly meeting schedule, dates and locations with the Board of Directors.
  • Discuss program topics and speakers with officers.
  • Select, schedule and arrange for speakers.
  • Coordinate event logistics.
  • Prepare meeting announcements for each program and send to the VP Communications for coverage.

To participate on this committee, contact programs@kama.org.


Conference Committee
  • Determine the yearly conference schedule, dates and locations with the Board of Directors.
  • Discuss program topics and presenters with officers.
  • Select, schedule and arrange for presenters.
  • Coordinate event logistics.
  • Prepare meeting announcements for each conference and send to the VP Communications for coverage.

To participate on this committee, contact conferences@kama.org.


Special Events Committee
  • Develop themes for events.
  • Coordinate event logistics.
  • Inform the VP Communications for coverage.
  • Develop and maintain a corporate sponsorship list.
  • Contact potential sponsors for support.
  • Develop a plan to acknowledge sponsors and regularly thank supporting organizations.
  • Maintain accurate record of all donations and in-kind support and report activity to the Treasurer.

To participate on this committee, contact specialevents@kama.org.


Membership Committee
  • Know AMA membership procedures and materials.
  • Communicate with chapter members about event reservations by phone, fax or email.
  • Provide name tags for members and guests.
  • Act on address changes, new member notification, etc., as received from AMA International Headquarters and/or members.
  • Develop and conduct a recruitment program with measurable goals to meet membership goals.
  • Develop and conduct a program with measurable goals to increase membership retention.
  • Welcome new chapter members.
  • Provide chapter officers with current member information.
  • Follow up on meeting guests as prospective members.

To participate on this committee, contact membership@kama.org.


Communications Committee
  • Maintain a mailing list of members and prospective members for the newsletter.
  • Publish and distribute a monthly newsletter for the Chapter’s operating months.
  • Maintain a permanent file of newsletters and press releases as a historical record of the Chapter.
  • Obtain information from other offices (President, Programming, Membership, Conferences, Special Events).
  • Develop a publicity program with measurable results for the year.
  • Contact the appropriate media list to maintain currency.
  • Work with Board and committee chairs to generate and distribute news releases on speakers, meetings, conferences and special events.

To participate on this committee, contact communications@kama.org.


Chapter Relations Committee
  • Develop a plan with measurable goals to encourage attendance and generate hospitality with chapter functions.
  • Welcome members and guests at functions.
  • Develop a plan with measurable results for involving members in chapter activities.
  • Send cards, letters, emails or call new members about their interests and opportunities to be involved in chapter activities.
  • Recommend members for appropriate committees.

To participate on this committee, contact president@kama.org.


Collegiate Relations Committee
  • Evaluate applicants and select recipient of the Outstanding Marketing Student of the Year scholarship award.
  • Evaluate applicants and select recipient of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Student Exchange.
  • Administrate the annual FAME (Follow A Marketing Executive) mini-internship program between professionals and students.
  • Participate as a featured guest at a UTAMA meeting.
  • Assist in locating and coordinating internship opportunities for UTAMA members.

To participate on this committee, contact president@kama.org.

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