Field Affiliate and Support Team (FAST) Committee

Mission: Help launch and support new ORMA affiliates Recruit new or potential ORMA volunteers and members to affiliates/caucuses Develop strategies to increase ORMA membership Facilitate Volunteer recruitment & training Internal Communication Team Team Leader, Andrew McLeod (interim) Volunteer Management Team Team Leader, Robb Duprey External Communication Team Team Leader, Andrew Cohen Research Team Team Leader, Open…

Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement Group  Establishes legislative planks and priorities, holding elected legislators accountable, forming issue-oriented action groups and populating MA Democratic Party committees.  MEMBERS Nancy Stenberg (Co-chair) Solomon Stein Donald Green Monica Burke Marg Mazzeo Kate Shore Barbara Diamond(Goldin) Melinda Green Sen. Jamie Eldridge How to contact: Nancy Stenberg,, Ph.413.575.7886

Reconciliation and Resolution Committee

Description: Establish processes to solve internal and external ethical issues Represent interests of individual members by investigating and addressing complaints of maladministration and/or violation of rights (e.g. racial or gender discrimination) Mediate disputes between individuals, between an individual and an entity (affiliates, Coordinating Committee (CC), Representative Council (RC), General Assembly (GA) and Standing Committees (SC)…

Electoral Issues Committee (EIC)

Description: Conduct research on the nature of OR endorsements for state and national elections, ballot measures, and legislative issues with an eye towards seeking out and nurturing electoral candidates from marginalized groups Develops and refines the ORMA endorsement procedure Creates candidate questionnaire templates and other supporting materials Hold candidate and issue forums, as needed Work…

Fundraising and Finance Committee

Description: Tracks and reports all financial operations Plans and executes fundraising activities Leadership: J. Michael Gilbreath, Treasurer Contact:

Inclusion and Development Committee

Description: Develops strategies to engage individuals from underrepresented communities Supports the growth of identity caucuses Ensures programming is inclusive Collect feedback for continuous improvement through post-event surveys and open, judgment-free dialogue. Leadership: Pending Contact:

Tech Committee

Description: Organizing and managing ORMA’s membership database Choosing and administering a platform for ORMA’s public facing web-presence. Working with Communications Committee and affiliates to ensure the website stays up to date. Developing interesting and interactive content for the website based on the needs of the organization. Choosing and administering a platform for the ORMA internal…

Bylaws Committee

Description: Develops and maintains bylaws, which establishes the legal structure and rules to conduct business, meetings, etc. Advise on legal issues, as needed Leadership: Don Green, Chair Contact:

Political Action and Civic Engagement (PACE) Committee

Mission Statement – The ORMA Political Action and Civic Engagement Committee (PACE) is responsible for helping ORMA affiliates and members take action in political and civic arenas to fight for progressive change.  Our vision is that political and economic systems must be more responsive to the broadest base of the American People (the 99%) and…

Communications Committee

ORMA is seeking applicants for the Communications Committee Description: Responsible for approving and monitoring all postings to the ORMA website Manages ORMA website content update and modification requests Provides editorial oversight on all external communications Responsible for ongoing dialogue regarding internal communication, understandings, and agreements Provides public relations strategy, advice, and implementation Manages and tracks…