Member Resources

Executive & Standing Committees

List of current Operational Committees of AOA

The Operational Standing Committees of AOA provide direct management/support of AOA business and member services.

Conference Planning

The purpose of this committee is to provide planning and support for the annual conference.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is the governing body of AOA consisting of the elected officers, appointed officers, elected representatives, standing committee chairs, ex-officio & liaison members (View full committee list).

Long Range Planning Committee

At the March 21, 2008 Executive Committee meeting, it was proposed that a standing committee be established to deal with the long-range planning needs of AOA. This proposal grew out of preliminary work of a work group commissioned by Kim Clark, as AOA President, in 2007. That effort focused on the adequacy of financial resources and the policies that should frame those resources.

Nominations Committee

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the AOA has a sound methodology to identify and recruit talented, experienced and committed individuals to fill officer and representative positions on the Executive Committee.

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List of current Standing Committees of AOA

The Standing Committees of AOA provide direct collaborative groups for members based on the primary business areas of CSU Auxiliaries.

Associated Students/Student Union/Recreation

The Associated Students/Student Union/Recreation Committee of AOA is established to provide a structured forum to inform, develop, support and represent the particular needs and interests of the professional staff of AS and Student Union organizations often functioning as student directed auxiliaries on the campuses of the California State University.

Commercial Services

The purpose of the AOA Commercial Services Committee is to provide a forum that devotes its energies and resources to the concerns of AOA commercial operations including the sharing of information and ideas to improve operations/services to customers as well as the CSU Campuses served. The Committee will encourage collaboration among members on endeavors to enhance CSU and campus relations, utilize technology to run operations more effectively and partner to become more competitive.

Financial Services

Given that the AOA exists to inform, develop, and represent its membership, the mission of the AOA Financial Services Committee is to provide a forum in which financial, accounting, and business service issues can be discussed, studied, developed, disseminated, and implemented.

Human Resources

The Human Resources Committee serves to provide opportunities for professional enrichment, promote member interaction, provide resources and advance a common body of knowledge to members of the Auxiliary Organizations Association.

Information Technology

The Information Technology Standing Committee exists for the purpose of providing a forum to support, inform, develop and represent the particular needs and interests of Information Technology professionals within the AOA's members Auxiliaries. The Committee will encourage collaboration among members on endeavors to enhance the CSU and campus relations, meet system policy requirements, investigate technologies to run operations more effectively and partner to become more competitive.

Past Presidents Committee

The purpose of the Past Presidents Committee is to actively engage previous presidents of AOA in ways that attempt to keep them connected to the AOA, while also allowing AOA to benefit from their expertise and leadership. The Past Presidents Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the President of AOA and Executive Committee and can provide historical context to current situations, challenges, and opportunities. The Past Presidents Committee can advise and assist the AOA President, when requested, with special projects that contribute to the advancement of auxiliaries in the CSU and the Committee can advocate on behalf of auxiliaries at the direction of the AOA President and the Executive Committee.

Property Development

The purpose of the Property Development Committee is to provide a forum to share ideas and discuss issues related to real property in the areas of development, property management and partnering. The Committee will focus on public/private partnerships, public/public partnerships, faculty/staff housing projects, student housing projects and other capital projects (design and construction) involving auxiliaries.

Research Administration

The mission of the AOA Research Administration Committee is to provide a forum in which sponsored programs administration issues can be discussed, studied, developed, disseminated, and implemented. The mission is to be achieved by providing current information and updates about the field through meetings and written communication, gathering and analysis of data, and maintaining an open dialogue and continuous communication with the membership, AOA Executive Committee, and the Chancellor's Office staff.

Risk Management

The Auxiliary Organizations Risk Management Alliance Committee (AORMA Committee) of the CSU Risk Management Authority (CSURMA) has been designated the AOA Risk Management and Insurance Programs Committee – a standing committee of the AOA. As such, it advises the AOA Executive Committee and coordinates risk management and insurance, including employee benefit programs, made available through CSURMA to AOA members. Since the AORMA Committee provides oversight and advice to the CSURMA Executive Committee on CSURMA programs and policies affecting member auxiliary organizations, it is ideally suited to serve in a parallel capacity to the AOA Executive Committee as the Risk Management and Insurance Programs Committee.

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