Marketing and Membership Committee

Develops ideas for finding new members and retaining existing members.

COMMITTEE CHARGES

  1. Create a proposal for institutional membership.
  2. Determine ways to leverage the committee's budget to promote ABC. 
  3. Encourage potential members to join ABC by focusing on membership benefits that do not require travel funding.
  4. Work with Sage to promote our journals and with publishers to increase membership benefits and membership engagement. 
  5. Recommend new charges for the following year.
  6. Request committee members additions/drops by first logging into ABC and then completing the quick Committee Update Request form at: http://tinyurl.com/CommitteeUpdateRequest.
  7. Post September 1 annual report on your community forum site and email copy to First VIce President.

Community Page

The Community Page for this committee is for members and links to the committee's forum and file library.

Committee Members 2022

Name End of 3-Year Term (Renewable)
Chris Brown 12/31/2019
Rod Carveth, Chair 12/31/2022
Geoffrey (Geoff) Clegg 12/31/2019
Anish Dave 12/31/2019
Ryan Fuller 12/31/2019
Kristen Getchell 12/31/2021
David Healey 12/31/2021
Christina Iluzada 12/31/2019
Raihan Jamil 12/31/2019
Kathy Langston 12/31/2019
Sky Marsen 12/31/2019
Kathryn (Katie) Meier 12/31/2019
Kathy Rentz 12/31/2019
Crystal Shelnutt 12/31/2019
Kathy Wills 12/31/2019
Janna Wong 12/31/2019

ABC Affiliate Subcommittee

ABC partners with similar organizations to further the understanding, scholarship, and teaching of business communication worldwide. Created as an ad hoc committee during 2019, in 2022 it became a subcommtitee of Marketing and Membership to further develop ABC's affiliate relations.

Committee Charges

  1. Organize and collaborate with existing affiliates.
  2. Determine best practices for using MOUs effectively (e.g., sharing news, activities, and events), for benefit of both entities.
  3. Explore potential associations with missions and interests similar to ABC, including encouragement of more internationalization collaboration.
  4. Propose other affiliate organizations/strategic alliances nationally and internationally for Board approval.
  5. Propose content updates, as needed, to affiliate web page and update Other Conferences calendar to ABC HQ.
  6. Recommend new charges for the following year.
  7. Request committee members additions/drops by first logging into ABC and then completing the quick Committee Update Request form at: http://tinyurl.com/CommitteeUpdateRequest.
  8. Post September 1 annual report on your community shared files site and also post to Committee Chair shared files for First Vice President.  Post interim report (near late February or other to-be-determined date) as directed.

Community Page

The Community Page for this committee is for members and links to the subcommittee's Discussion Forum and the file library shared with Marketing and Membership.

Committee Members 2022

Name
End of 3-Year Term (Renewable)
Peter Cardon 12/31/2024
Erika Darics 12/31/2024
Bertha Du-Babcock 12/31/2024
Virginia Hemby-Grubb, Chair 12/31/2022
Kris Pickering 12/31/2024
Barbara Shwom 12/31/2024
David Victor 12/31/2024