Our Advisory Councils and Committees play a critical role in the execution of AMAC’s mission, vision and strategic plan. Our goal is for each committee to be representative of our membership and include members from various functions and backgrounds

Committee Name Committee Description
Finance Committee Finance Committee is chaired by the Treasurer and guides the organization's fiscal accountability through budgeting and expense planning. Other members of this committee are the First & Second Vice-Chairs of the board, and the chairs of the Fundraising, Conference Planning, Communications, and Regional Directors Committees. The Finance Committee makes recommendations and addresses issues relative to all AMAC financial policies, and prepares the annual financial plan and budget.
Government Affairs Committee Government Affairs Committee is charged with monitoring, recommending, preparing and presenting the Council's positions on legislative and policy matters pertaining to Federal, state and local government. This committee also oversees the legislative activities associated with the Council's legal services contract, establishes the annual legislative agenda, and plans and coordinates AMAC's annual Congressional meetings in Washington, DC. All At-Large Directors and the Chair of the Regional Directors are standing members of the Governmental Affairs Committee.
Corporate Development Committee Corporate Development Committee advises the Chair on matters related to fundraising from public and private sources. In addition, the chair of this committee ensures that its activities are in concert with several of the other committees; particularly, Communications, Conference Planning, Economic Forum, Economics and Business Development, Governmental Affairs, Membership, and Regional Directors.
Communications Committee Communications Committee advises the Chair and other functional areas on all matters regarding marketing, public relations, information gathering and dissemination, and news-related functions of the committee. The Communications Committee is charged with planning, directing and implementing the internal and external communication needs of the Council. Responsibilities of this committee are publishing the organization's quarterly "Connections" newsletter and managing the public relations and marketing activities for the organization.
Aviation Professional Development Committee Aviation Professional Development Committee is responsible for developing and implementing AMAC's efforts to promote employment diversity in the airport industry--at all levels of airport management and operations. In accomplishing its tasks, this Committee is responsible for the Council's outreach efforts to college students and others, planning, developing and implementing programs aimed at enhancing opportunities for professional development in the industry, and working closely with other trade associations on training and other developmental needs.
Membership Committee Membership Committee is responsible for the Council's membership initiatives. Its specific responsibilities are establishing the annual membership drive, validating the organization's membership list, monitoring and overseeing membership activities (such as solicitations, renewals and delinquencies), and publishing the AMAC Business Directory.
By-Laws Committee By-Laws Committee is responsible for interpreting, clarifying and disseminating the By-Laws to the membership, as well as ensuring that proposed amendments to the By-Laws are consistent with the AMAC Articles of Incorporation.
Elections/Nominations Committee Elections/Nominations Committee is responsible for planning, developing and implementing the Council's election process. The Committee prepares a slate of nominees for each of the vacancies and develops voting procedures and makes all preparations for balloting for Directors and Officers.
Ethics Committee Ethics Committee reviews and recommends to the Board for approval the Codes of Conduct and Standards of Conduct that apply to directors, to executive and other officers, and to employees; and receives periodic reports from the appropriate officers concerning training and education programs and requirements for employees relating to applicable Codes and Standards of Conduct.