FMAC Governance:  Committees

FMAC Committees

Standing Committees

In addition to the Executive Committee, the Board of Members shall have at least the following standing committees: Accreditation Committee, Standards Committee, Training Committee, and the CHEA Taskforce.

Accreditation Committee

The Chair of the Organization shall designate the Chair of this committee and at least three other members of whom can be members or non-members.  The Accreditation Committee shall oversee all aspects of the accreditation process.  This includes the day-to-day application reviews, site visits, ADP approvals, appeals, annual reports, etc. as it relates to the accreditation activities.

Training Committee

The Chair of the Organization shall designate the Chair of this committee and at least two other members of whom can be members or non-members.  The Training Committee shall oversee all aspects of training and maintaining a substantial team of highly qualified ADP application reviewer, site visitors and others qualified people knowledgeable in the FMAC accreditation process. This committee will also be responsible for finding new candidates for the team.

Standards Committee

The Chair of the Organization shall designate the Chair of this committee and at least three other members of whom can be members or non-members.  The Standards Committee shall oversee all aspects of maintaining, reviewing, updating and initiating the ADP standard documents. The Standards Committee shall oversee and review the policies and procedures of the Organization, review and recommend the Organization’s strategic plans, review and recommend actions regarding the performance of professional staff and site visitors, and review and make recommendations regarding all proposed bylaw amendments.

Member Nomination and Selection Committee

The Member Nomination / Selection Taskforce shall be chaired by the Chair of the Organization and members shall include the Vice Chair, and Secretary/ Treasurer of the Organization. The Member Nomination and Selection Taskforce shall cultivate prospective members, select candidates for election for the position of Member for vote in accordance with Article 2.6 of these Bylaws. The nominating Committee shall consist of, the Immediate Past Chair as Committee Chair, if willing and able to serve, and otherwise the most recent Immediate Past Chair willing and able to serve, and 3 to 5 members as selected by the chair of this Committee. If the Immediate Past Chair or other most recent Past Chair is unwilling or unable to serve, the Chair of the Organization shall nominate, and the Board of Members shall elect a Chair. The Committee shall present a slate of officers to the Facility Management Accreditation Commission (FMAC) Board of Members for vote in accordance with Article 3.5 of these Bylaws.

Other Committees and Task Forces:

  1. CHEA Taskforce

    This taskforce is responsible for the development of the CHEA recognition process. Application development, CHEA site visit activities, and continued activities.

  2. Task Forces

    “Task Force” shall mean an action-oriented group established  by Chair of the Organization. The Chair of the Organization shall appoint its members, determine its duration, monitor its progress, and terminate its function. A task force shall be responsible solely to the Chair of the Organization who shall report to the Board of Members on the activities of task forces.

  3. Other Committees

    The Board of Members shall establish additional committees and special committees as the Board of Members shall from time to time deem necessary to carry on the work of the Organization.

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