COMMITTEES

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS


Role & Responsibility: To ensure that Health & Wellness is incorporated into all of STSI’s Programming; To develop alliances and partnerships to further our outreach and impact in various arenas including among faith based institutions and other segments of the population.

 

EDUCATION


Role & Responsibility: To promote academic excellence and information sharing with the goal of encouraging more students of African descent to pursue opportunities for higher education, especially in current and future high demand fields.

 

GLOBAL AFFAIRS


Role & Responsibility: To serve as the STSI focal point for global issues, activities and campaigns; in addition to serving as the liaison to UN bodies, especially related to our Special Consultative Status, along with NGOs and other partners in civil society.

 

FUNDRAISING


Role & Responsibility: To guide and sponsor opportunities to raise funds to support STSI’s operational and charitable goals and objectives, including seeking private and public funds.

 

MEMBERSHIP, SUNSHINE & HOSPITALITY (MS & H)


Role & Responsibility: To increase membership and engage members in STSI’s activities based on their interest and expertise; To acknowledge birthdays and significant life changing circumstances; And provide logistical support and catering of membership meetings and special events.

 

SCHOLARSHIP & CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS (SCC)


Role & Responsibility: To serve as the focal point for STSI Scholarship contributions toward higher education and to identify charitable causes that the organization may wish to support financially.  To become knowledgeable of scholarships in general and share information with prospective candidates, who can then investigate potential opportunities.  To investigate charities and perspective organizations, before contributions are granted.

 

COMMUNICATIONS, MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS (CMPR)


Role & Responsibility: Design and manage our internal (membership) and external (general public) communications processes, based on organizational requirements. To work toward shaping the organizations image and serve as a focal point for public relations, the press and other external outlets.  To recommend and coordinate marketing and branding strategies, that will enhance the visibility and impact of STSI in our local and global communities. To identify opportunities to incorporate technology into the overall work processes.

 

TECHNOLOGY

Role & Responsibility: To incorporate technology into our organizational work processes, with the goal of maximizing our effectiveness, efficiency and overall impact.  To serve as a consultant for all committees and remain abreast of new technological opportunities.

 

BUDGET AND FINANCE


Includes:  Treasurer, Financial Secretary and others who may be appointed with Board Approval.

Role & Responsibility: To oversee the finances of the corporation.

 

Special events committees are established annually around the organizations signature events including:

  • STSI & Partners UN Day
  • Spectacular Tea
  • Karaoke Night
  • Scholarship Recipient Reception
  • STEM Camp for Girls
  • Healthy Weekend Extravaganza
  • Holiday Scholarship Reception