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CBA Board Meeting
Thursday, May 5th, 2014
CBA Office
12 pm
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Thursday, April 17th, 2014
Best Western Inn
187 Chelmsford Street
Chelmsford, Ma
1 - 4 pm
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CBA Committees

Member of the Year Committee 2014
Jeff Hardy – Chairperson|
Dick DeFreitas
All past recipients’
The chairperson should ask previous winners of the Member of the Year award, as long as they are in good standing with the association, if they would like to be on the committee.

Chelmsford Cultural District Initiative Liaison 2014
Carla Pond
Lynn Marcella
The responsibility of this committee / liaison is to evaluate the needs and relationship that the association has with the Chelmsford Cultural District Initiative and to make recommendations as to what steps should be taken in the future that would best serve the association’s needs.

Bylaw Committee 2014
Annmarie Roark – Chairperson
Charlene Parlee
The responsibility of this committee is to review and monitor the bylaws of the association and propose any necessary changes on a yearly basis. They must prepare any bylaw changes for presentation at the annual meeting in November.

Newsletter Committee 2014
Lynn Marcella – Chairperson
Jeff Hardy
Tom Boucher
The responsibility of this committee is to coordinate and gather articles for the quarterly newsletter which would be of interest to the members of the association. It also keeps the membership aware of happenings that affect the business and professional community.

Newspaper Supplement Committee 2014
Kathy Kelley – Chairperson
Lynn Marcella
Brian Reidy
Carla Pond
The responsibility of this committee is to review bids and award the printing of the newspaper supplement to a newspaper who is a current member of the association. They are to coordinate and oversee the publication. The newspaper supplement, which consists of coupons and or business card advertising, will have only one printing, but will be distributed in the spring and fall.

Golf Tournament Fund Raiser Committee 2014
Bill Gilet – Chairperson
Doug Hausler
Paul Hardy
Jeff Hardy
Kim Walters
The responsibility of this committee is to make the necessary arrangements to hold a golf tournament fund raiser at the Chelmsford Country Club. They are also responsible for solicitation of gifts from local area restaurants.

Fiscal Year Budget Committee 2014
Jim Cullen – Chairperson/Treasurer
Rick Romano
Carla Pond
Jeff Hardy
John G. Harrington
Richard DeFreitas
The responsibility of this committee is to review the finances during the calendar year to confirm that we are on target with our budget. They must be prepared to make recommendations and have the budget set for the annual budget meeting in January. The treasurer is an ex-officio member.

Insurance Committee 2014
Annmarie Roark – Chairperson
Stephen Mallette
Charlene Parlee
Tony DelPapa
The responsibility of this committee is to design insurance and/or a group benefit discount program for the membership of the association and to evaluate health, medical, dental and other programs.

Public Relations Committee 2014
Kathy Kelley & Jeff Hardy – Co-chairs
Hank Hamelin
Paul Hardy
The responsibility of this committee is to work with local media, setting up press releases and getting media coverage on the different events sponsored by the association.

Guest Speaker Committee 2014
Annmarie Roark
Carla Pond
Jeff Hardy
The responsibility of this committee is to consider topics of interest, to make recommendations to the board of directors and to locate guest speakers to speak to our members on a topic which is of interest to the association.

4th of July Parade Committee 2014
Jeff Hardy & Brian Reidy – Co-Liaisons
The responsibility of this committee / liaisons is to coordinate with the Chelmsford Parade Committee as appointed by the Town of Chelmsford. The committee / liaisons are to make recommendations as to participation in what would best serve the association’s needs.

Nominating Committee 2014
Hank Hamelin – Chairperson
Bill Gilet
Doug Hausler
Jim Cullen
The responsibility of this committee is to send out a letter to the membership requesting names of candidates who would be interested in becoming an officer or director of the association and to present a suggested slate of officers and directors to the board of directors in accordance with the bylaws of the association.

Holiday Social Committee 2014
John Harrington – Chairperson
Tony DelPapa
Kathy Kelley
Rick Romano
Hank Hamelin
Carla Pond
The responsibility of this committee is to coordinate with the staff of the Radisson Hotel to make sure that the quality of food and beverages are of good quality for our needs. They should negotiate pricing for the services to be received.

Chamber Of Commerce Liaison 2014
Carla Pond – Chairperson
Jeff Hardy
Kathy Kelley
Lynn Marcella
The responsibility of this committee is to evaluate the current relationship that the association has with the Lowell Chamber of Commerce and to make recommendations as to what steps should be taken in the future that would best serve the association’s needs.

Government Relations Classification 2014
Doug Hausler – Chairperson
Jeff Hardy
The responsibility of this committee is to correspond with local politicians. Monitor any impending decisions affecting the business community and to draft letters to assist with any efforts pertaining to the association.

Scholarship Committee 2014
Annmarie Roark –  Chairperson
Rick Romano
Kathy Kelley
Charlene Parlee
Paul Hardy
A committee has been established to determine whether or not the CBA should become involved in funding one or more scholarships on an interim or an ongoing basis and also to determine the funding mechanism(s) and channel(s).

Candidates Night Committee 2014
Doug Hausler – Chairperson
Jim Cullen
Jeff Hardy
Lynn Marcella
Tom Boucher
The responsibility of this committee is to correspond with local politicians. Monitor any impending decisions affecting the business community and to draft letters to assist with any efforts pertaining to the association.