Mission Statement: National Opera House will restore and maintain the site of the National Negro Opera Company in order to teach culture through arts and music to the youth of the community.
 



Committees



Opera House


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COMMITTEE CHAIR AND CO-CHAIR


The Chair of each National Opera House committee will have the following responsibilities :

  • Call and hold committee meetings as often as needed with no less than six meetings annually.
  • Attend all committee meetings unless prevented by legitimate circumstances. Ensure that the agenda is in place, notifications have been issued and Co-Chair is able to fill in.
  • Set agenda and facilitate meetings. Distribute meeting minutes shortly after each meeting.
  • Ensure meetings are productive and discussion remains on topic. Supply background information on agenda issues when necessary.
  • Assign duties to the committee members. Ensure they have the information and resources necessary to complete their jobs. Maintain personal contact with committee members when needed.
  • Follow up on all assignments and decisions of the committee. Provide required reports.
  • Set a positive and enthusiastic tone for the committee and its functions. Encourage a team work approach.
  • Report to the Board of Directors with committee decisions and recommendations.
  • Work closely with the Executive Director and other necessary staff.
  • Initiate and lead the committee's annual evaluation.
  • Ensure that all actions of the Committee fall within boundaries set in the bylaws of National Opera House.
  • Meet as necessary with the organization's other committee Chairs.
  • Other duties as delegated by the Opera House Committee, Board of Directors and Executive Director.

The Co-Chair of each National Opera House committee will have the following responsibilities :

  • Take on responsibilities of the Chair in their absence.
  • Attend all committee meetings unless prevented by legitimate circumstances. Ensure that the agenda is in place, notifications have been issued and your responsibilities are covered.
  • Work closely with Chair in all committee efforts taking on relevant tasks as needed to support the success of the committee and of National Opera House.
  • Share in the facilitation of committee meetings.
  • Assist in welcoming and familiarizing new committee members of current activities.
  • Review all summaries, proposals, recommendations and other documents for accuracy.
  • Meet as necessary with the organization's other committee Co-Chairs.
  • Help to ensure that all committee members are involved the the work of the committee.
  • Assist in keeping committee members engaged and focused on current goals until the desired outcome is achieved.
  • Other duties as delegated by the Opera House Committee, Board of Directors and Executive Director.