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YAHG Committees

 

Development and Public Relations

 

  1. Develop realistic public relations and fundraising strategies to enhance the visibility of the organization and its importance to the community that reflect the realities of both Board and staff capacity and the community culture.

  2. Develop both the fundraising and public relations plans to include membership in the organization as provided for in the by-laws.

  3. Identify paid and volunteer staffing needs in order to implement plans.

  4. Recommend all plans and goals to the Board for approval.

  5. Ensure that appropriate funds are allocated in the budget to support plans.

  6. Monitor and regularly report to the board and donors progress of initiatives.

  7. Review the performance of the plans in place and recommend adjustments and changes to the Board on an annual basis.

  8. Assure that members of the Board have the training, tools, and support to effectively participate in fundraising and public relations activities.

  9. Recommend policy to the Board on all matters relating to the fundraising and public relations programs including donor confidentiality, gift acceptance, donor recognition, planned giving, etc.

  10. Assist in identifying and cultivating donors whose interests match those of the organization, in identifying other sources of funds, and in developing public relations contacts.

 

Current members: Glenn Miller , Chair, Kimberly Brenner Zirkle, and Barbie Matthie

 

Finance

 

     On an ongoing basis the Committee shall review the financial status of all projects.

 

  1. The committee shall analyze the annual audited reports submitted by a Certified Public Accountant and recommend to the Board of Directors any wording or financial amount presentation changes deemed appropriate.

  2. The committee shall analyze and discuss the purchase, sale, lease or other disposition of any real estate of the Corporation and recommend the consensus of the committee to the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors.

  3. The committee shall analyze and discuss any borrowing, mortgaging, reduction or redemption transactions with any banking institutions as requested by the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors.

  4. The committee shall periodically analyze and discuss the accounting procedures as currently implemented by the Corporation and recommend improvements to the Executive Director and the Financial Director.

  5. The committee shall periodically analyze and discuss any tax consequences of current transaction and recommend the implementation of any tax savings ideas to the Executive Director and the Financial Director.

  6. The committee shall discuss and recommend the approval or disapproval of annual budgets submitted by the Financial Director for the various entities affiliated with the corporation.

 

Current members: Tiena Blouse, Chad Bumbaugh, Chair, Teresa Gregory, Shane Patterson, John Flinchbaugh, and Frank Countess

 

Nominating

 

  1. The committee shall recruit new directors in an effort to maintain a full complement of skills and expertise on the Board of Directors and to reflect the diversity of the community.

  2. The committee shall monitor and recommend replacement members for vacancies created by written resignations, resignations caused by unexcused absences or member removal by vote of the Board of Directors.

  3. The committee shall monitor the required composition of the Board of Directors consisting of no less than five (5) and not more than eighteen (18) voting members.

  4. The committee shall monitor that the required composition of the members of the Board of Directors in that one-third be residents of low-income neighborhoods in York City and County, low-income community residents of York City and County, or elected representatives of low-income neighborhoods in York City and County.

  5. The committee shall be responsible for orientation of potential candidates including the education on board responsibilities, functions, meeting times of the various committees and assignment to those committees.

  6. The committee shall consult with the Executive Director and the Chairman of the Board of Directors upon recommendation of any potential member.

 

Current members: Judy McKee, and Mark Shermeyer

 

 

Personnel

 

  1. The committee shall annually review all Personnel policies of the corporation and recommend to the board of Directors any changes deemed necessary.

  2. The committee shall, where practical, review changes to the Personnel Policies prior to implementation.

  3. The committee shall have oversight responsibilities as to the benefit program(s) of the corporation and conditions of employment and review all major changes to the corporation’s benefit program.

  4. The committee shall annually review the Employee Handbook to ensure that it accurately reflects the Policies, Standards and Practices of the Corporation.

  5. The committee shall on an annual basis ensure that a review of the performance of any retirement plan options available to staff meet certain minimum requirements as defined by the committee.

  6. The committee shall periodically review the human resource administrative procedures of the corporation.

  7. The committee shall annually make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding salary ranges and changes in compensation for staff positions.

  8. The committee shall review staffing changes.

  9. The committee, when necessary, shall participate in grievance procedures.

 

Current members:  Julie Rosenau, Chair, Judy McKee, Kristen Pittman, and Craig Porterfield

 

Projects and Facilities

 

      On an ongoing basis the Committee shall review the financial and physical status of all projects.

 

  1. The committee shall make recommendations to the board to sell assets including listing project with a realtor if applicable and establishing a list price.

  2. The committee shall make recommendations to the board to accept or reject a purchase offer for a project based on price or conditions.

  3. The committee shall review and make recommendations to the board regarding contracts for major proposed renovations or repairs to projects.

  4. The committee shall make recommendations to the board regarding the refinance of existing loans on projects after review of the lenders proposal.

  5. The committee shall review and recommend to the board appropriate courses of action for non financial proposals as it pertains to the projects. 

  6. The committee shall recommend to the board courses of action to be taken as it pertains to new projects.

  7. The committee shall review the vacancies at the various projects and recommend appropriate courses of action when necessary.

  8. The committee shall recommend to the board the use of business consultants when necessary.

 

 Current Members: Kraig Hursh, Chair, Shilvosky Buffaloe, John Flinchbaugh, Aaron Grimm, Kraig Hursh, Jim McCall, Mark Shermeyer, and Lee Woodmansee

 

Tenant Relations Committee

  

  1. The committee shall review and answer any tenant concern letters that are forwarded to the committee

  2. The committee shall review the minutes from the Tenant Meetings that are held at the various facilities

  3. The committee shall listen to comments and suggestions made by the property managers and tenant liaisons

  4. The committee shall recommend and help implement various low-cost activities to be provided to the tenants (The committee shall also be responsible for helping to identify funding sources for these activities.)

  5. The committee shall designate one member to sit on the Reasonable Accommodations Committee (an ad hoc committee formed to review accommodation requests from tenants)

  6. The committee shall be responsible for maintaining contact with social service agencies to ascertain whether or not they offer programs that would benefit our tenants and share any information gained with the Executive Director

          

Current Members: Casey Darling-Horan, Amy Hampson, and tenant liaisons from the various facilities.