Committees

AAAE Committees

as of 6/2020

STANDING

EXECUTIVE

The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors shall consist of the officers of the corporation. The Executive Committee shall have all of the powers and authority of the Board of Directors in the intervals between meetings of the Board of Directors, except for powers and acts limited by the Bylaws.

  • Ximena Varela (President)
  • Larry Epstein (Vice President)
  • Diane Claussen (Secretary)
  • Jim O'Connell (Treasurer)
  • Fleurette Fernando (EDI Liaison)

FINANCE

The finance committee provides oversight related to AAAE's financial management. This includes budgeting and financial planning, financial reporting, investment management, and the creation and monitoring of internal controls and accountability policies. The Finance Committee may also be tasked with addressing other financial matters as needed.

  • Jim O'Connell (Chair)
  • Larry Epstein
  • Anne Frost
  • Julie Goodman
  • Dan Green
  • Ximena Varela (Ex-officio)

CREDENTIALS

The Credentials Committee shall be an internal Board committee appointed by the Board and shall consist of at least three Board members for the purpose of review and recommendation of Institutional membership applications.

  • TBA (Chair)
  • Larry Epstein
  • Ximena Varela (Ex-officio)

BOARD DEVELOPMENT

The Board Development Committee shall be an internal Board committee appointed by the Board and shall consist of at least three Board members and/or committee chairs for the purpose of 1) identification of potential Board members to fill vacancies; 2) administration of officer elections, and 3) overall board development and improvement.

  • Bonnie Carpenter, Non Board BDC member 
  • Ximena Varela  (Ex-officio)
  • Dr. Yuha Jung
  • Karen Chandler
  • Fleurette Fernando, AAAE DEI Liaison