Academic Liason/ Puppet Training- Colette Searls, Chair
Studies and advises on puppet training both in U.S. and abroad
Archives- Lyrric Jackson
Oversees plans for development and preservation of UNIMA-USA archives.
Bylaws/Procedures- Drew Allison, Chair
Maintains procedures handbook; proposes updates to bylaws; counsels on appropriate procedure
Citations- Marianne Tucker, Chair
Oversees citations; serves as liaison between Board and reviewers.
Conferences, Symposia, & Festival Liaison- Drew Allison, Chair
Oversees development and organization of conferences, symposia, and coordinates UNIMA-USA activities at other puppetry festivals
Development- UNIMA-USA Headquarters
Plans and coordinates fundraising
Electronic Information- Anna Fitzgerald, Chair of Web Committee; Heidi Rugg, Chair Social Media
Oversees development of webpage and distribution via electronic media
Hands Across the Sea- Jean Marie Keevins, Chair
Facilitates informal international exchanges, develops list of people interested in hosting foreign puppeteers.
Liason to Puppeteers of America- Irena Niculescu, Chair
Gathers/writes and distributes short articles on UNIMA-USA and related activities to PofA publications
Long Range Planning- UNIMA-USA Headquarters
Outlines goals, studies feasibility, develops implementation strategies for the organization's growth.
Membership- Kathy Foley, Chair
Tracks membership concerns, oversees membership benefits, works to increase membership
Nominations- Blair Thomas, Chair
Seeks candidates for UNIMA-USA board elections
Publications- Kurt Hunter, Chair
Preps/oversees all UNIMA-USA publications including a Newsletter, Puppetry International, and PYP
Scholarships- Honey Goodenough and Jean Marie Keevins, Co-Chairs
Oversees selection of recipients for puppet training scholarships
UNIMA-USA Ventures & Sales- Honey Goodenough, Chair
Manages UNIMA-USA Ventures, keeping inventory, overseeing retail and wholesale sales, and developing new merchandise