The Communications Committee shall provide oversight for the Southwest Water Works Journal and any news releases or other publications that the Section may choose to produce; work with the Board with regard to publication policies; prepare news items pertaining to members and member’s activities for submittal to local newspapers and other publications to properly recognize members within their immediate locale; assist the Executive Director in developing and maintaining a media contact list; and provide the input from each state within the Section for Drinking Water Week.
The Communications Committee shall be responsible for developing or obtaining and submitting to the publisher sufficient materials to maintain a 60% non-advertising content in each Journal issue.
The Communications Committee shall be responsible of determining the suitability of articles submitted for publication in the Journal, when so requested by the Journal Editor or a Board member.
The Communications Committee shall prepare all necessary resolutions concerning Section and Conference activities for presentation at the Section Business Meeting. Standard resolutions required are for special recognitions, host appreciation, and for deaths of Section members.
* The first committee member listed is the Committee Chair.