All IEC committees must follow the guidelines and policies set out by the HTCIA. These policies can be reviewed here.

The HTCIA has a number of committees that are key to the success of the organization:

Ambassador Committee
IEC Liaison: Shadi Hayden
Chair: Tom Quilty
Mission: Support and create international chapters in a sound manner and in accordance with HTCIA Mission/Vision, and business strategy. Ensure compliance with regional laws.
Area of responsibility: International expansion

Audit Committee
IEC Liaison: Shadi Hayden
Chair: Anthony Reyes
Committee: JJ McLean, Majid Hassan
Mission: Audit financial processes at all levels and recommend corrective actions. Insure HTCIA provides quality services to our membership in a fiscally sound manner.
Areas: Fiduciary responsibility, governance, and controls

Awards Committee
IEC Liaison: Shadi Hayden
Committee: Cynthia Navarro, Mark McLaughlin
Mission: Help ensure HTCIA appropriately and timely honors recipients of the Lifetime Achievement, Case of the Year, Chapter of the Year, President’s Award and other categories as deemed appropriate.
Areas: Awards and recognition

Bylaws Committee
IEC Liaison: Steve Branigan
Chair: Steve Branigan, Sean Walsh
Mission: To revise and improve the HTCIA Bylaws to conform to new policies and procedures.
Area of responsibility: Chapters, International Office, membership

Bylaws Committee
IEC Liaison: Sean Walsh, Steve Branigan
Mission: To manage and clarify HTCIA Bylaws to conform with California Corporation Law, and HTCIA policies and procedures; to enable scalable growth.
Areas: Governance, controls, business operations

Conference Committee
IEC Liaison: Peter Morin
Chair: Peter Morin
Mission: Management and planning of current year’s conference. All issues pertaining to the HTCIA International Conference & Training Expo
Areas: Training

Ethics and Misconduct Committee
IEC Liaison: Shadi Hayden
Chair: Art Bowker
Mission: Conduct fair and impartial hearing for allegations concerning member or officer misconduct when necessary. Discipline of an individual member, chapter officer, committee member, or executive officer.
Areas: Governance, discipline, and controls

Marketing & Communications Committee
IEC Liaison: Shadi Hayden
Chair: Karl Rademacher
Mission: Insure HTCIA provides timely communication to the membership regarding matters of professional interest and inform the public at large regarding HTCIA. Website (, social networking, marketing and public relations
Areas: Communications, outreach

Membership Committee
IEC Liaison: Shadi Hayden
Chair: Shadi Hayden
Mission: Retention and recruitment of qualified members. Address issues affecting membership, such as new member applications/processing, new chapter procedures, member complaint/misconduct and chapter suspensions.
Areas: Outreach, recruiting, growth