Functions as a Board of Directors that meets and conducts the business of the Wakefield Marketplace. Each member of the committee, with exception of the Treasurer, will oversee one or more of the committees listed below.
Handles all mailings to members about meetings or events and publishes meeting minutes and agendas.
Plans and arranges for weekly demonstrations by individual vendors and outside agencies such as Cooperative Extension and selected nonprofit organizations. Aids in the set up and take down of events and demonstrations.
Consider ways to improve the site, buildings and operations. Areas such as policies, changes to the Bylaws and rules, the maximum number of vendors we can accommodate and the diversity of products at the Marketplace would come under the jurisdiction of this committee. Proposed changes will include a statement of financial details.
Plan and make all the necessary arrangements for the Holiday Fair to include processing applications, space assignments and recruiting volunteers to help set up and take down.
Maintain the buildings and grounds. This includes scheduling work days to perform maintenance and the installation and removal of panels plus the ordering and delivery of materials for work days.
Perform all the necessary functions to set up and dose for each market day. This includes reserving the Porta Potty, notifying PSNH about billing for our use of electricity, placing signs and flags around the site, and cleanup of the grounds and removal of trash at the end of the day.
Work with other committees to develop publicity, advertising and social media and submit this information to the media. Create and distribute signage, flyers and other promotional materials.
This committee will jury applications of new members and review continuing members. During each market day they will check to see if licenses and certificates are properly displayed, items are properly labeled and clearly priced and there are no hazards in the isles. In addition they and the Market Manager will resolve disputes.
Recruit new members, distribute applications, work with the secretary to compile and publish a membership list, provided sunshine when necessary and make nominations for officers and the standing committee.
Develop flyer, press release and letter to announce the grant. They also will distribute flyers and letters, review applicants, select the recipient, create a press release and send a tetter to the recipient
Post events and demonstrations, update recurring information such as applications, rules and regulations and the like. Maintain the website itself and its security.