Chapters Committee

Support each chapter by working to ensure they are complying with chapter guidelines and acting as a liaison between the national office and the chapters. The committee also works with and encourages new chapters-in-formation (CIFs) to become chartered chapters and by supporting members who wish to be part of special interest groups (SIGs).


•    Provide support to chapters, SIGs and CIFs by being available and providing networking for all
•    Support chapters as needed to be compliant with national guidelines
•    Be available to chapters as a resource and to assist with problems, etc.
•    Assist chapters in development of chapter leaders
•    Support persons who are interested in forming chapters


•    Meet via teleconference calls throughout the year plus an in-person meeting at ANAC's annual conference 
•    Provide outreach to local chapter leaders periodically throughout the year 
•    Assist with orienting new chapters and chapter leaders to the national organization
•    Assist the national office in ensuring submission of annual chapter reports
•    Provide assistance to chapters as needed
•    Committee chair works with the national office and board liaison to maintain open communication between chapter leaders, the chapter committee and the national office.

Time commitment

Chair and co-chair: Five hours per month during reporting months and teleconference month, 2-5 hours per month all other times
Committee members: Approximately 30 min per month (not all months)

Chair: Peter Oates

Members: Sheika Adams, Deborah Batson, Kelly High

Board Liaison: Felicity Tsikiwa

ANAC Staff Member: Nakera Dumas, Lynda Wileman

Administrative forms

Quarterly Report
Committee Annual Report

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