Authority Committee

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Responsibilities: To advance the grants profession. Its purpose is to (a) clarify and define the grants profession, including the documentation of standards and common practices; (b) document the development of the canon of knowledge for the profession; and (c) encourage contributions to the knowledge base of the field.

  • Author position papers
  • Design demographic surveys
  • Identify and engage in activities that move grant professional agenda to the public arena
  • Develop communities of Special Interest Groups
  • Perform research on topic of academic degree in grantsmanship
  • Review other organizations of similar scope in context of future GPA Board Configuration
  • Revise the policies and procedures of the GPA Journal
    • Present to Board for approval at June Meeting
  • Publish two GPA journals
  • Write policies and procedures for GPA position papers
    • Present to Board for June meeting
  • Publish at least one GPA position paper
    • Final draft of the position paper to be approved at November Board meeting
  • Create policies and procedures for the establishment of a Speaker’s Bureau
    • Present to Board for June  meeting

Time Commitments: The Committee meets via telephone for 1 to 2 hours per month.  Members are expected to serve on at least one subcommittee. Subcommittees will generally meet twice per month and require an additional 4 to 8 hours of effort.

For a detailed committee description please click one of the following links:

Committee Member Position Description

Committee Chair Position Description

 

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