The work of the ALIRP is accomplished primarily through the work of six committees including one Board of Director Committee (Finance), and five Advisory Committees (Communication, Fundraising/Outreach, Direct Support, Education, and Advocacy). The Board of Directors Finance Committee has authority to make decisions about matters related to finance, and includes at least three Board members. Each Advisory Committee includes at least one member of the ALIRP Board of Directors as Chair or Co-Chair, and additional volunteers.
Board of Director Committee
Finance co-chaired by the Treasurer and Vice-President, this committee is responsible for developing and approving an annual budget for the organization, and has authority to receive and disburse funds for the organization. For information, contact email@example.com
Communication chaired by the Secretary, and responsible for recommended communication strategies to the Board of Directors. Once these strategies are approved by the Board of Directors, the committee will assume responsibility for maintaining the organization's web page, Facebook page, and disseminating information about the group's activities. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Development/Fundraising/Outreach chaired by the Vice-President, and responsible for identifying strategies to obtain grants and other fundraising to support the group's activities. The committee will also recommend strategies for outreach to involve others in the organization as volunteers. Once these strategies are approved by the Board of Directors, the committee will initiate outreach to involve other faith-based and community groups as supporters of the Alabama Interfaith Refugee Partnership. For information, contact email@example.com
Direct Support/Volunteer co-chaired by one or two board members, and responsible for recommending policies and procedures for volunteers. Once these policies are approved by the Board of Directors, the group will organize training sessions for volunteers, and recruit and coordinate volunteers to support the work of the Partnership, with a particular focus on direct support of refugees and asylum-seekers. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Education chaired by one or two board members, and responsible for planning educational programs focused on addressing the mission of the organization, and identifying other partners who might co-sponsor these programs. Once these programs are approved by the Board of Directors, the committee will work to implement the programs. For information, contact email@example.com Advocacy chaired by one or two board members, and responsible for recommending priorities and strategies to advocate for support of refugees and asylum-seekers locally and globally. Once these strategies are approved by the full Board of Directors, the Advocacy Committee will work to implement these strategies. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org