NATM 2022 Committee Interest Indicator

Below are descriptions for each of the 2022 NATM Committees as well as information about the time commitment for the committee.


Following the descriptions, you may rank your first, second, and third choice for 2022 Committee assignments.

Finance: The purpose of the finance committee is to plan and monitor the Association’s finances. Primary responsibilities include monitoring the annual budget and NATM investments, making recommendations as needed for changes in revenue sources, and reviewing Finance Policies.

This committee meets quarterly. Preparation typically includes review of quarterly financials prior to meetings. 

 

Membership: The purpose of the membership committee is to recruit, qualify and approve applicants for membership, ensure ongoing member satisfaction, and continuously find methods of engagement with members.

This committee generally meets every other month with some work between meetings. 


Education: The purpose of the education committee is to develop annual educational programming to be delivered to NATM members through a variety of mediums including Convention workshops and webinars. The committee will recommend presenters and topics based on member needs and industry trends.

This committee generally meets every two months with limited work between meetings. Most work is accomplished between March and August. 

 

Convention: The purpose of the convention committee is to plan and oversee all activities of the Annual NATM Convention & Trade Show. The committee recommends speakers, workshop topics, and other events for consideration as well as develops plans to increase attendance and when needed, adopts policies governing the convention. 

This committee generally meets every two months, occasionally more frequently if needed. 

 

Government Affairs: The purpose of the government affairs committee is to raise NATM's visibility among key government decision-makers and to advance NATM's position in order to proactively shape federal laws and regulations that may have a material impact on the light- and medium-duty trailer industry. The committee advocates these initiatives to members to recruit their assistance in educating and building relationships with Members of Congress. 

This committee meets as often as monthly, though sometimes less frequently depending on legislative and regulatory action at the time. Some work between meetings is expected. 

 

Technical: The purpose of the technical committee is to review, clarify and interpret technical and regulatory issues impacting the light- and medium-duty trailer industry. This includes the selection of technical forum topics and speakers for the NATM Convention and Tradeshow. 

This committee meets every other month, but frequency increases when projects or issues necessitate. Some work between meetings is expected. 

 

Technology: The purpose of the technology committee is to coordinate and serve as a forum for communication between tow vehicle manufacturers, component manufacturers, and trailer manufacturers, to better ensure that the technologies implemented are functional across vehicle types, makes, and models, for all parties involved as new technologies evolve and enter the market.

This committee meets every other month with work between meetings expected.

 

Compliance: The purpose of the Compliance committee is to oversee the general outline and enforcement policies of NATM’s Compliance Verification Program and review the Guidelines and other documents to recommend updates as required.

This committee generally meets every two months, though more often if needed. Historically this committee has held one in-person meeting - remote participation may be possible. 

Below you may rank your top three committee choices, beginning with your first choice. You are not required to select three choices.

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