The NASW-NE President may assemble a temporary committee for special projects.
This committee provides oversight, strategies, and research for the chapter’s legislative and social justice activities. Responsibilities include developing strategies to increase member involvement in legislative process and providing action alerts and testimony when available. This committee also establishes the positions NASW-NE will take on state and local legislation. Members may also be interested in attending or representing our chapter at coalition meetings.
Anti-Oppression Ad-hoc Sub-Committee
This sub-committee works to increase the chapter’s commitment to the value of social justice. Responsibilities include providing a space for members to learn and challenge systemic oppression impacting vulnerable populations in Nebraska.
Conference Committee - Co-chaired by the Delegate at Large Members
committee plans the NASW-NE annual conference. Responsibilities include researching
site availability, speakers, developing
the theme and general direction for annual conference. Focus on building systems and
structures for the conference planning process.
Scholarship Selection Committee
sub-committee promotes NASW-NE scholarships to be given to one MSW and one BSW student at our annual conference. Responsibilities include reviewing and updating the scholarship
application and criteria and finding a neutral person(s) in each region to process applications and determine the recipients.
Professional Development Committee, Chaired
by Region Representatives
committee coordinates continuing education activities and events in each
region. There are three NASW-NE regions and all regional representatives serve
on the committee.
- Assist Conference Committee with securing speakers and organizing networking activities.
- Plan networking opportunities such as social work month events and legislative day.
Chapter Development – Chaired by the Vice President
This committee oversees NASW-NE chapter recruitment and retention efforts. Responsibilities include developing a plan to grow the membership by creating and overseeing a yearly recruitment campaign.
- Assist with Board Meetings planning and logistics.
- Support Board Member Onboarding.
- Website and social media support.
- Oversee implementation of strategic plan.
- Support establishing structure in committees.
- Transition for retired members when needed.
Nominations and Leadership Identification Committee- no chair
This committee seeks to recruit diverse candidates to run for the NASW-NE Board of Directors. They may also encourage members to participate at the National level. Responsibilities include slating the NASW-NE board election each year. This committee will also help lead the onboarding process for board members to include educating on parliamentary procedures.
PACE-NE Committee - Volunteer Chair
committee oversees the political action activities of the chapter. Responsibilities
include disbursement of PACE funds
and developing strategies to increase involvement in political process. This committee may endorse state and local candidates, but not at the
This committee carries out Chapter’s responsibilities regarding peer review. Members assist the National ethics department in determining whether to accept cases for review. Members serve as chairs for hearing panels when necessary. Members participate in training provided by NASW via conference call. Training in mediation is helpful. No Board members may sit on this committee.