Advocacy Committee – Terms of Reference 2020
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 support the BCMA’s advocacy action plan and assist with the development of 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 are to advise BCMA administration and membership on advocacy issues and progress. The Committee will assist the BCMA in the development and implementation of an annual action plan. The Committee will assist with the development of position papers as required using existing BCMA communications tool.
1.5 – Reporting
The Committee reports to BCMA Council as an operational committee.
1.6 – Meeting Frequency
Quarterly, as agreed by membership.