Committees Glossary

Ad Hoc Committee

Association

A committee formed to accomplish a specific task. Ad hoc committees are typically disbanded after completing their work.

Board

Association

A body of elected members charged with governance of an association.

Committee

Association

A group of people appointed for a specific function, typically consisting of members of a larger group.

Types of Committees:

  • Standing (permanent)
  • Ad Hoc (temporary)
  • Special Interest

Nimble AMS

The Committee object contains information about each committee. It is the parent in a master-detail relationship with the Committee Membership object. You can set a committees type using the Type field on the Committee object.

Committee Member

Association

An individual who has served or is serving in a committee position.

Nimble AMS

The Committee Membership object contains membership term information, is the child in a master-detail relationship with the Account object, is the child in a master-detail relationship with the Committee object, and looks up to the Committee Position object.

Committee Membership Term

Association

The timeframe, in months, in which a committee member serves on a Committee.

Nimble AMS

The date range in which the State on the Committee Membership object is set to active. The membership term is set using Start Date and End Date on the Committee Membership object.

Committee Position

Association

A role within a committee.

Examples:

  • Chair (or President)
  • Vice Chair
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

Nimble AMS

The Committee Position object contains the name of a committee position and the order in which it should be sorted on a committee roster.

Standing Committee

Association

A permanent committee charged with addressing all issues pertaining to a specific subject.

Subcommittee

Association

A committee composed of some members of a larger committee, board, or other body.

Task Force

Association

A body established to work on a single defined task or activity.

Committee Term

Association

The timeframe, in months, in which a committee is actively fulfilling it's function.

Nimble AMS

The Term (Months) field on the Committee object.

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