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Strategic Alliances Committee Charter


Committee /Task Force / Council Name

Strategic Alliances Committee (SAC)

Last Updated

April 4, 2018

Mission / Charge

The Strategic Alliances Committee focuses on the interactions between SLAS and like-minded external organizations and facilitates the communication and collaboration with said organizations. These collaborations should focus on the strategic initiatives of SLAS that lead to geographic expansion, expansion and delivery of content and/or membership growth.

Specific Deliverables

Determine if an organization or proposed collaboration is appropriate for SLAS to engage in to the extent that it supports the advancement of the Society’s exempt purpose and strategic plan.

Level of Authority

Recommend partnerships and collaborations with other organizations to the Strategic Relations Council.

Other Committees/TFs/Councils with Which This Group Interacts

Reports to Strategic Relations Council (SRC)
Technology Provider Advisory Committee (TPAC)
Board of Directors

Number of Members, Terms & Rotation

The Strategic Alliances Committee shall be composed of no less than six (6) individuals, all of whom shall be dues-paying members of the Society. This Committee will have balanced representation from North America and Europe and will add geographic representation as the Society expands into other regions. Membership shall be approved by the SRC.

Each member’s term shall last no more than three (3) years with the possibility of the term being renewed one (1) consecutive time. The committee shall rotate or renew terms of two (2) members every year to allow for fresh perspectives and volunteer opportunities while maintaining continuity.

The committee shall determine its own Chair and Vice Chair. The terms of Chair and Vice Chair will be one (1) year. The Vice Chair moves into the Chair position when their term as Vice Chair is complete, pending approval by the committee.

Desired Member Skills

Strategic Alliances Committee members will be dues-paying members, active participants in the Society and be willing to serve and represent SLAS as involved leaders. They will have a broad understanding of the goals and work of the Society. Members will ideally have relationships with other like-minded organizations and can recommend and assist with implementing relationships and collaborations.

Type & Frequency of Meetings

Teleconference calls throughout the year as needed. Email discussions require feedback within 24 hours.


None at this time

Staff Liaison

Vicki Loise, CMP, CAE, Chief Executive Officer