Membership CommitteeChair: Sarah Kowalczyk
Committee Members: Amber Orman, Lakeisha Winston, Meleah Ackely, Laura Katherine Baker
Role: Assists in organizing and implementing an effective way to recruit new members and retain current members. Responsibilities include contacting prospective members to invite them to join BAAMS, contact new members, solicit feedback for improvement, and encourage renewals.
Conference Planning and Continuing Education CommitteeChair(s): Dannell Roberts, Kate Kellum, Keith Radley
Committee Members: Emily Mathis, Bailey King, Kyle Rowsey, James Cook, Dorothy Scattone, Katelyn Sessums, Hailey Ripple, Emily Johnson
Role: Led by the APBA and ABAI representatives and will coordinate the BAAMS annual conference, soliciting speakers, coordinating the conference activities, soliciting sponsors, sending out and review call for papers submissions, tracking attendance and registration, disseminating information to presenters and attendees, coordinating continuing education units, recruiting volunteers, and assisting with communications for the conference via social media and other technologies.
Development and Dissemination Committee
Chair: Matthew Davidson
Committee Members: Dan Gadke, Emily Johnson, Neelima Duncan
Role: Guide and support BAAMS initiatives and programs related to the development of content and its delivery via any form of media. Responsibilities: Improve the use of the website as a point of access for BAAMS members as well as for other affiliates, disseminate latest research, develop partnerships with other community agencies, pediatricians, support groups, etc., to promote ABA and BAAMS initiates, develop position papers targeting key messages related to behavior analysis, provide workshops for families and other key caregivers, collaborate and participate in the BAAMS newsletter.
Advocacy and Insurance Committee
Chair: Brittany Cuevas
Committee Members: Amber Orman, Kimberly Hargrove, Britanny Bell, Karlie Robinson, Jennifer Subramanian, Neelima Duncan, Wayne Williams
Role: To identify emerging issues and facilitate policy and advocacy efforts and insurance reform efforts on behalf of behavior analysts in the state. Responsibilities include monitoring proposed legislation at the state and federal levels that ca impact behavior analytic service provision, supporting BAAMS initiatives with legislation by facilitating member participation, communicate with legislators, insurance agencies, etc. to promote BAAMS goals and objectives, regulate policy efforts, and monitor effectiveness.