The Focus on the Future Committee organizes the Focus on the Future event, typically held during the week of Spring Break. Coordination includes but is not limited to creating a schedule of sessions, recruiting speakers/moderators/teachers of sessions, publicizing and marketing the event.
This is a special committee as directed under the Staff Association bylaws as follows:
Special committees shall be established as needed by the Staff Council. The chairperson of each special committee shall be recommended by the President subject to the approval of the Staff Council. If the chairperson is not a member of the Staff Council, he/she shall be an ex-officio member of the Staff Council for the duration of the committee assignment. The chairperson shall give a report at each meeting. The chairperson of each special committee shall attempt to obtain a balanced representation of committee members and to select from those who have shown an interest in serving on committees.