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following are standing committees of Historic Pittsford
with the respective chairpersons.
Members may request to participate in any of these committees by sending
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Patricia Place Architectural
Consultation Program – Bonnie Salem
For almost 30 years, Historic Pittsford has sponsored an award-winning program
that provides free architectural consultation to homeowners. Named after
prominent preservationist Patricia Goodnough Place, this unique program,
in partnership with Bero Architecture, makes expert advice available to assist
homeowners in maintaining the architectural and historic integrity of their
properties. Click HERE for
Awards – David
Minor and Audrey Johnson
The Awards Committee (AC) is responsible for an annual
award that recognizes individuals and/or organizations
in the community who have significantly
contributed to supporting the mission and goals of Historic Pittsford. The
AC will work with the Community Relations Committee to publicize the award.
The AC will mail an award brochure and nomination form to local organizations,
review completed nomination forms, select qualified candidates and recommend
them to the Board for consideration. The process begins in the fall with
the selection of committee members and continues through July for the presentation
of awards at the HP Annual Meeting & Picnic.
Community Relations – Shelley
The Community Relations Committee (CRC) shall provide information about upcoming
presentations, pertinent architectural and historical information and material
pertaining to the mission of Historic Pittsford to media outlets including
newspapers, television, radio, village and town e-newsletters, websites and
with sub-committee Architectural Consultation – Margaret Brizee
The Educational Outreach Committee (EOC) will work to further the mission
of Historic Pittsford by creating displays for use within the Little House
and traveling exhibits to be used in libraries, schools and at special events;
by speaking with school administrators and officers of other organizations;
and by meeting with members of the community to foster a sense of history
and a knowledge of preservation.
— The Architectural Consultation sub-committee oversees the
free consultation service for property owners provided
by John Bero and underwritten by HP. Click HERE for additional information.
Finance with sub-committee
The Finance Committee (FC) works with the Treasurer to
review reports of Historic Pittsford"s
income, expenses, assets and liabilities. The FC will work with the HP Board
and its committees to project an annual budget.
— The Fund Raising sub-committee will investigate grant opportunities
and other avenues to supplement dues revenue.
Issues – Bonnie
The Issues Committee is responsible for determining issues in the community
that may be of interest or concern to HP, gathering data on the issues, and
presenting such issues to the HP Board for discussion and possible action.
Little House with sub-committee Technology – Deborah
The Little House Committee (LHC) shall work to ensure the smooth operation
of the Little House. The LHC will focus on maintenance and housekeeping of
the interior and exterior of the Little House, work with the secretary to
ensure timely gathering and dispersal of mail, organization of files, storage
and scanning, and maintaining an inventory of gift shop items. The LHC will
also help oversee decorating and staffing of the Little House for special
— The Technology sub-committee works under the Little House umbrella
to provide technical services with regard to membership, website, inventories
and digital displays.
Membership with sub-committee
Newsletter – Peter Brizee
The Membership Committee (MC) shall create a membership marketing plan by
finding creative ways to recruit and develop new members, in addition to
maintaining the current membership base.
— The Newsletter will be used as a tool to disperse information
to members and will be produced twice a year.
Nominating – JoAnne
Shannon and Shelley O"Brien
The Nominating Committee (NC) shall search for prospective nominees for the
Board of Directors and contact the nominees to ascertain interest. The NC
shall present a slate of candidates to the HP Board in April for preliminary
approval and present the slate of candidates to the membership for approval
at the Annual Meeting in July. The Nominating Committee shall consist of
two Board members and one person from the membership at large per HP Bylaws.
Programs – David
Minor and Audrey Johnson
The Programs Committee (PC) shall engage speakers for presentations, assist
with special event planning (Candlelight Night, Day of the Dead, House Tour,
Nazareth Antique Show, Positively Pittsford and internal special events),
and make arrangements for the annual picnic. The PC will work with the Finance
Committee on budgets for speaker honorariums, the annual meeting and other
special events. The PC will work with the Community Relations Committee to
publicize all programs and special events.
Strategic Planning – Margaret
The Strategic Planning Committee (SPC) shall develop and propose a ten-year
Strategic Plan for the approval of the HP Board of Directors. The Board will
establish priorities on an annual basis; and Objectives and Goals of the
strategic plan shall be implemented by relevant committees and task forces.
The SPC will monitor the development and fulfillment of action plans and
make periodic progress reports for the Board.