BCMA’s advocacy, research and communications build awareness about the value and impacts of our members and the BC cultural sector among policymakers and the general public.
Advocacy Committee (2018)
Terms of Reference
1.1 – Purpose
The purpose of the Advocacy Committee is to increase awareness and understanding of British Columbia’s cultural sector, and advocate for stable funding.
1.2 – Role
The Committee’s role is to initiate and implement an annual advocacy action plan, advise BCMA, and develop position papers as required.
1.3 – Membership/Composition
The Committee should be composed of one third council members and two thirds BCMA members with strong representation from across the BCMA membership. Membership is two years.
1.4 – Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities of the Advocacy Committee is to advise BCMA administration and membership on advocacy issues and progress. The Committee will create and implement an annual action plan that will have a minimum of two new initiatives. The Committee will develop position papers as required and be mindful of using RoundUp magazine as an advocacy/communications tool.
1.5 – Reporting
The committee reports to BCMA Council.
1.6 – Meeting Frequency
Monthly, or as agreed by membership.