2014 UAA Development Day Committee Chairs


Betty Hernandez and Steve Hinds

Closing Chairs

Katie Brandenberg, Cindy Douthit,
Bob McDonnell and Betty Hernandez

Community Engagement
Fair Chairs

Whitney Brown, Caitlin Poindexter
and Kimberly Swiantek

Food Chairs

Cindy Douthit, Betty Hernandez
and Kathy Smith

Opening Ceremony Chairs

Tamah Haynes and Ron Kamahele

Presenters/Room Hosts Chair

Victoria Hillwig

Printing Chair

Kimberly Stanford

Prize Chairs

Katie Brandenberg, Tamah Haynes, Zlata Lokteva and Chris Triplett

Registration Chairs

Betty Hernandez and Janelle North

Technology Chairs

Jeramy Galster and Robert Stott

UAA Fair Chair

Betty Hernandez

Volunteers Chair

Melodee Monson

Website Chair

Betty Hernandez

Workshops and Online
Registration Chair

Steve Hinds


Committee Chair Descriptions

Responsible for recruiting chairs for each of the committees.  Help lead the chairs to making the event successful, set goals, conduct meetings and arrange for guest speakers.

Budget Chair
Responsible for managing the event's budget, creates purchases, tracks all expenditures and report concerns to the co-chairs.

Closing Ceremonies Chair
Responsible for closing ceremonies layout and content. Contests? If so, what? Think outside of the box! Work with prize committee to determine method for prize giveaways. Work with Food committee for afternoon snack.

Community Campus Chair
Responsible for reaching out to our community campuses, keeping them informed of the event, coordinates video conferencing so staff can participate in workshops the day of the event, provide any materials and any other needs.

Community Engagement Fair Chair
Contact organizations throughout the community to participate at the event.  What is out there in our community that we can educate our attendees about our mind, health, exercise, volunteer opportunities, and vendors.   

Food Chair
What’s for breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack?!?! What entertainment will be provided during lunch? Will there be “toys” on the tables? What will the space look like? Is there a theme? Work closely with catering representatives on menu. Give away some prizes at lunch? Work with Prize committee on tickets and raffles during lunch and closing ceremony, work with Registration on table layout, and work with Closing on room layout.

Opening Ceremonies Chair
Responsible for opening ceremonies layout and content (other than keynote speaker). Skit? Slideshow? Movie? Be creative!!  Work with Co-Chairs and Registration committees regarding any announcements.

Prizes Chair
How many AWESOME prizes can we get to give away at Development Day? Contact business throughout the community to secure prizes for the day. Collect prizes. Coordinate giveaways/contests with Food and Closing Ceremony committees.

Printing/Publications Chair
Spread the word! Advertise and get the message out about Development Day. Work closely with Registration, Workshops, Prizes and Co-Chair committees.

Registration Chair
Work on “day of” registration logistics and processes. Packets? How distributed? What information is going to be given? Work with Food Committee regarding logistics of tables, work with Publications/Printing committee for itinerary, name tags, programs and any signage.  Work with Co-Chair committee on giveaways.

Technology Chair
Handle all computer related assistance on day of the event for workshops that will need assistance with technology.

UAA Fair Chair
Contact UAA departments, colleges and programs to participate at the event.  This is a great opportunity for them to showcase the programs and services offered within their college and/or department.

Volunteers Chair
Gather volunteers to help out to set up the day before, day of the event and clean up.  Work closely with all of the committee to make sure they have help needed the day of the event.  Work with Co-Chair committee on t-shirts for volunteers.

Website Chair
Create and maintain the website and database to make Development Day registration and information distribution happen. Partner closely with the Co-Chairs, Workshop, Prizes, Food committee to provide updates on registrations, class lists, etc.

Workshops Chair
Planning and securing presenters/speakers and rooms for the day. What is going to be offered when and where?? Locating room hosts. Securing “thank yous” for presenters. Working with IT to ensure that technology and equipment needs are met for presenters the day of.