Join a GAMA Committee

Our top members list volunteering as one of the greatest benefits of their GAMA membership. Voluteering for a GAMA committee will allow you to work closely on industry-related projects with some of your most successful, engaged, and respected colleagues. It is also an opportunity to build your skills, visibility, and professional network, and to be recognized for your contributions to our industry’s body of knowledge.

There are positions available on several of our committees. To join a commitee or to learn more about volunteering for GAMA in other ways, please complete our Volunteer Application Form.

GAMA International Committees

GAMA International Journal Committee

Chair: Wanda W. Witherspoon

GAMA liaison: Mary Barnes, Editor in Chief, GAMA International Journal

Committee focus: Solicit authors for GIJ and advise GAMA staff on field issues.

LoTT Task Force

Chair: Michael Becker

GAMA liaison: Michelle Pike, Sr. Manager, Membership Services

Committee focus: Enhance the career development and networking opportunities of field leaders who are 40 and under or wh have fewer than five years of management experience.

Membership Development Committee

Chair: Mark Bonnett

GAMA liaison: Michelle Pike, Sr. Manager, Membership Services

Committee focus: Increase GAMA membership and retention within and outside of your company.

Product Sales and Distribution Committee

Chair: Lawrence Reelitz

GAMA liaison: Jen D’Alessio, Professional Development Program Manager

Committee focus: Help companies and their field leaders become informed consumers of GAMA products, resources and tools.

Professional Development Committee

Chair: David Ayres, CLU

GAMA liaison: Jen D’Alessio, Professional Development Program Manager

Committee focus: Work with GAMA staff to establish topics and solicit talent for Best Practices Teleconferences and LAMP Leading Practices sessions.

Recognition Committee

Chair: William Keltner

GAMA liaison: Michelle Pike, Sr. Manager, Membership Services

Committee focus: Enhance and support GAMA’s industry-recognized awards and recognition program.

Resource Network Committee

Chair: Timothy Murray

GAMA liaison: Amanda McCollough, Business Development Manager

Committee focus: Recruit and maintain relationships with GAMA’s resource partners, exhibitors and sponsors.

Volunteer Development Committee

Chair: Lily Fong

GAMA liaison: Amanda McCollough, Business Development Manager

Committee focus: Identify and transition emerging talent to GAMA’s volunteer network.

All volunteer and leadership opportunities require an active membership in GAMA International.