Texas Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies

2019 TALHFA Committees & Descriptions

Members are encouraged to sign up for any committee(s) of interest.  Your participation makes TALHFA an even stronger association! Contact Gracie@TALHFA.org to be added to committee membership.

Membership Committee
The purpose of the Membership Committee is to identify strategies to increase membership and to serve TALHFA members in the best possible way.  Committee members help to identify potential members and suggest marketing strategies & materials. Committee members also help to identify possible benefits and new services for TALHFA members.

Conference Planning Committee
The Conference Planning Committee helps to identify topics, speakers, events, exhibits and sponsorships for the annual event.  The committee is responsible for increasing attendance and sponsorship. If necessary, the committee members may be asked to provide assistance during the conference.

Legislative Committee

The Legislative Committee members work with the membership on legislative issues to define TALHFA’s position on those issues.  The committee members are often asked to make Capitol visits to communicate information about TALHFA and our membership.  All TALHFA Board members are on this committee in addition to any other volunteer members.
The Chair of this committee is automatically the 2nd Vice President.

Nominating Committee
The nominating committee meets to identify the slate of candidates for the Board of Directors Election each year.  Additionally, the committee meets to determine a recommended slate of officers for the Board each January.  The Chair of this committee is automatically the most recent Immediate Past President of the Board of Directors.

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee meets to establish the categories, process, and criteria for TALHFA Achievement Awards.  They also evaluate the award submissions and select the recipients for each of the Annual TALHFA Awards.

Executive Committee
The Executive Committee is made up of the five officers of the Board of Directors. The committee has the authority to act on behalf of the Board if the Board cannot convene in a timely manner to deal with a particular issue.

Personnel Committee (Open to Board Members Only)
The Personnel Committee meets on employee issues including performance, pay, benefits, and bonuses. This committee also serves as a liaison between the Board of Directors and the staff if necessary.

*The President of The Board is a member of all committees