North Carolina VOAD currently has the following committees
These committees are not tied to a particular disaster, but instead focus on their subject matter throughout the year to create guidance documents, best practices, and other resources for the VOAD membership and the general public. You can find some of those resources here.
|Board Purpose and Practice Review||Temporary Committee to evaluate the structure of the North Carolina VOAD Board and make recommendations regarding the following two topics: 1) Whether adjustments to the size of the board would be beneficial to the organization and 2) Whether the board is expected to be a “Working Board” or an “Oversight Board”.|
|Communications||Work on increasing consistency and improving branding and messaging for NC VOAD among member agencies and the general public.||Jay Henderson
|Disaster Case Management||Share challenges and best practices around disaster case management and advocate for improvements.||Ann Huffman
|Diversity, Equity and Inclusion||Develop recommendations to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout all aspects of North Carolina VOAD activities.||Ilham Thurston
|Donation Management||Coordinate and plan for coordination between agencies to understand what supplies are needed in the community and what supplies are available from local and national agencies.||Greg Lentz
|Housing||Collaborate to discuss and advocate for all housing related issues for both renters and homeowners.|
|Long Term Recovery Groups||Help local Long Term Recover Groups stand up, maintain and flourish immediately following and long after an event.||George Strunk
|New Member Recruitment||Conduct outreach efforts to share the mission and benefits of North Carolina VOAD and encourage new groups to become members.|
|SERT Members||Individuals to be trained on EOC procedure to maintain an NC VOAD seat at the EOC during a disaster.||Larry Marks
|Resource Coordination||Coordination and sharing of information regarding what service providers are available across the state.|
|Spiritual and Emotional Care||Coordinate trainings and workshops to foster emotional and spiritual care across an impacted area.|
|Training & Meetings||Assist with the planning for VOAD Quarterly meetings and plan trainings between meetings.||Briles Johnson
|Volunteer Management||Coordinate and plan for efficient communication and utilization of spontaneous volunteers immediately after an event||Brooks Wadsworth
If you would like to volunteer for one or more of these committees, click here.