The Governance Sub-Committee is comprised of two executive sponsors, two co-leads, and an administrative liaison. The Governance Sub-Committee provides oversight for the committee’s membership, structure, scope, operations, processes, and intra-committee communication. Additional responsibilities include drafting of committee documents (ie. charter, action plans, website content, committee statements, and other official committee business) and provision of support for PNB’s Revenue Team’s I.D.E.A.-related grant proposals.
The Communications Sub-Committee is comprised of two co-leads and seven members. The Communications Sub-Committee is responsible for disseminating the work of the I.D.E.A. Committee internally within PNB via a monthly I.D.E.A. Newsletter, to PNB School families through updates in PNB Family monthly e-mails, and externally to PNB constituents through PNB’s monthly High Pointes e-newsletter. Additional oversight includes ensuring I.D.E.A. updates as standing agenda items at all PNB board and staff meetings, monitoring and refining I.D.E.A. content shared on PNB’s website, and providing support for other I.D.E.A. Sub-Committees’ communication needs.
The Training Sub-Committee is comprised of one lead and four members. The Training Sub-Committee oversees all aspects training of racial equity training for all PNB employee groups, board members, and PNB School Professional Division students. These responsibilities include analyzing budgeting and staffing structure, scheduling training sessions, tracking trainee attendance, training facilitators, creating/updating facilitator training manuals, and carrying out trainings.
Community Engagement Sub-Committee
The Community Engagement Sub-Committee is comprised of two co-leads and thirteen members. The Community Engagement Sub-Committee is responsible for engagement within the internal PNB community, within the greater Seattle community with a focus upon under-invited members, and within the national dance community. Specific oversight includes the provision of support for PNB’s organization-wide Black affinity group, the building and nurturing of Seattle-area community partnerships, and development of connections with I.D.E.A. committees in dance organizations across the US.
Committee Engagement Sub-Committee
The Committee Engagement Sub-Committee is comprised of one lead and three members. The Committee Engagement Sub-Committee is responsible for the planning and facilitation of quarterly team-bonding events and I.D.E.A.-focused continuing education for all committee members. Additionally, the Committee Engagement Sub-Committee oversees the development and monitoring of a Media Club, which makes current I.D.E.A.-related literature and digital resources accessible to the entire PNB organization.