Committees/Task Forces & Other Volunteering Opportunities
Most Committees and Task Forces meet monthly via Zoom for one hour. Committee terms are April 1 - March 31 unless otherwise noted but accept new members throughout the year. The staff Co-Chair will contact you to discuss specific Committee requirements.
Chapter Resource Committee
The fundamental purpose of the Chapter Resource Committee is to develop and regularly revise various communication and operations tools to assist chapter leaders in leading, organizing, and conducting chapter activities. Ultimately, the resources provided should improve the chapter’s strength, demonstrate support of their membership, and deliver structure for sustainability of the Chapter’s operations. These resources also support CFMA’s strategic plan initiatives of improving awareness of resources available to chapter leadership; developing effective chapter leaders; assisting chapters with local events, as well as regional conferences; and helping chapters consistently provide a positive member experience.
Conference Program Committee (July 1-June 30 term)
To support the association’s vision of being the Source & Resource for industry knowledge, information and professional best practices by overseeing the program formats and educational content of CFMA’s Annual Conference & Exhibition. The Conference Program Committee provides input on other aspects of the Annual Conference as requested. The Committee also serves as a resource for topics and speakers to the Education Steering Committee and other committees as necessary.
Through the DEI+ committee, CFMA will promote diverse and innovative leadership, increased equity, and strategic collaboration to help members drive employee engagement, business opportunities and create lasting change.
Education Steering Committee and Education Task Forces (April 1-March 31 term)
To support Construction Financial Management Association’s (CFMA) mission of being essential to the success and growth of Construction Financial Professionals by being the premier source of education.
Emerging Issues Committee
The fundamental purpose of the Emerging Issues Committee is to provide industry insight and advocacy related to those industry’s regulatory and advisory bodies’ emerging issues and projects in progress which will impact construction financial professionals. In alignment with CFMA’s Strategic Plan and Mission, the Committee will provide input, advice, guidance, and review in successfully positioning CFMA as the source of construction industry financial information and expertise specifically related to industry regulatory and advisory bodies.
Financial Survey & Benchmarker Committee (October 1-September 30 term)
To support the Association’s mission of being essential to the success and growth of construction financial professionals by providing industry insight and ensuring the Association’s delivery of superior products and services for construction financial professionals. In alignment with CFMA’s Strategic Plan and Mission, the Committee will provide input, advice, guidance and review with regard to proposed and current Financial Survey Online Questionnaire and Financial Benchmarker products and services.
The fundamental purpose of the Heavy Highway Committee is to ensure value is delivered to CFMA members and companies through the monitoring and reporting of the unique needs of heavy/highway contractors.
Leadership Development Committee
The fundamental purpose of the Leadership Development Committee (LDC) is to oversee the development of current and future CFMA volunteer leaders. Participation on this committee is by invitation only.
The fundamental purpose of the Membership Committee is to objectively review, on a regular basis, the CFMA membership offering to ensure the highest value is delivered to CFMA members. The Membership Committee is also responsible for the evaluation of all benefits associated with membership in CFMA.
Publications Advisory Committee
The fundamental purpose of the Publications Advisory Committee is to assist in maintaining the high standards of CFMA Building Profits article content and advertising, as well as the usage of CFMA BP Online – the electronic version of our award-winning magazine.
Specialty Trade Committee
The fundamental purpose of the Specialty Trade Committee is to ensure value is delivered to CFMA members and companies through the monitoring and reporting of the unique needs of specialty trade contractors.
Suicide Prevention Committee
To provide and disseminate information and resources for suicide prevention and to promote mental health among our chapters and members. In alignment with CFMA’s Strategic Plan and Mission, the Committee will provide input, advice, and guidance to successfully position CFMA as a critical resource for suicide prevention and mental health promotion in construction.
Tax & Legislative Affairs Committee
The fundamental purpose of the Tax & Legislative Affairs Committee is to provide industry insight, education, advocacy, advice, guidance, and review in successfully positioning CFMA as the source of construction industry financial information and expertise specifically related to federal and state tax and legislative affairs.
To support the mission of CCIFP Certification to be the essential financial management certification for the construction industry through the review and application of accreditation standards to ensure program consistency and continuity by leading the efforts for CCIFP Certification in obtaining and maintaining third party accreditation.
Eligibility, Recertification & Compliance
To support the mission of CCIFP Certification to be the essential financial management certification for the construction industry through fair and appropriate application of policies as related as related to the eligibility criteria, application procedures for the CCIFP examination, recertification of CCIFPs and changes in their status.
Ethics, Compliants & Appeals
To support the mission of CCIFP Certification to be the essential financial management certification for the construction industry through the fair and appropriate application of policies as related to complaints and appeals about Certification behaviors, actions and decisions.
To support the mission of CCIFP Certification to be the essential financial management certification for the construction industry through development of an examination which is valid and reliable in accordance with testing industry standards by developing examination content, validating and setting the passing score for the proposed examination form and overseeing the job analysis review, exam review, item-writing, and exam compilation processes.
Pursue the vision and Strategic Plan of the Association; plan, direct and assure administration of all Association activities.
CCIFP Certification Board
The Certification Board is the oversight body of the Certification Division. The Board has general supervision of the essential credentialing features of the Certification Division, including but not limited to: certification and re-certification criteria and fees (with determinations on fees informed by input from the CFMA Executive Committee); task analysis; exam item writing, construction, validation, administration, and scoring; candidate or certification holder appeals and due process; policies and procedures; and any other feature that is essential for the CCIFP certification program.
The committee is responsible for reviewing the annual operating and capital budgets, recommending changes to the CFMA investment policy and recommending independent auditors.
The subcommittee is responsible for overseeing the annual audits of the financial statements and annual tax returns. Membership in the Subcommittee is by invitation only through the Subcommittee leadership.
The subcommittee has responsibility for managing the Reserve Fund investments through our external investment firm and evaluating the performance of the investment advisor.
Nominating Task Force
The task force shall nominate candidates for election as officers, the Executive Committee, and At-Large Directors and report its selections to the Chair for approval. After the approval of a slate of candidates for the coming year, the task force shall remain in existence for the remainder of the year.
Ballot Certification Task Force
Consists of at least two members, one of which shall be a General Member and one of which shall be a member of the Board of Directors. All ballots shall be delivered, unopened, to the Task Force, and it shall count said ballots and certify the results of its count to the Board of Directors.
Staff Co-Chair: Laurel Seymour
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Membership in a Committee is contingent upon application acceptance by the Committee leadership. All Committee terms are April 1-March 30 unless otherwise noted.
Note: For general help and inquiries, please use our contact us form. You must be a member of CFMA in order to serve on any Committees. Not a member? Click here to join!