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Seeking Volunteers for Committees

All Committee members are aligned with the Foundation’s mission and non-discrimination policy. Committee positions are for two-year terms. Each committee may have sub-committees for specific programs and events. The Board of Directors may assign a board liaison to each committee. The Chairperson appoints the Committee Chair(s) and their members with the advice and consent of the Board of Directors.

Budget and Finance Committee

This committee shall consist of a Chairperson and other members as the Chairperson shall appoint. The committee prepares the budget each year for the Board of Directors approval, reviews and makes recommendations on the accounting status periodically and addresses operational cost issues. This committee will also oversee fundraising. The Treasurer shall be the committee Chairperson.

Archives Committee

This committee shall consist of a Chairperson and other members as the Chairperson shall appoint. It shall be responsible for the assessment of the need of, and establishment of, a haiku archive in several formats, including library, online library, database, and others. It will in addition be responsible for establishing its budget.

Awards Committee

This committee shall consist of a Chairperson and other members as the Chairperson shall appoint. It shall be responsible for an assessment of the current awards in the haiku community, and establishing what, if any, role The Haiku Foundation should play in them. Further, it is charged with implementing its own line of awards, based upon criteria it shall develop. It will in addition be responsible for establishing its budget.

Education Committee

This committee shall consist of a Chairperson and other members as the Chairperson shall appoint. It shall be responsible for the assessment of the available haiku educational tools currently available. It is further charged with determining what kinds of materials are most necessary to make available. It will also establish its own budget.

Publications Committee

This committee shall consist of a Chairperson and other members as the Chairperson shall appoint. It shall be responsible for determining what, if any, publications The Haiku Foundation will oversee, including online and print books, periodicals and newsletters. It will in addition be responsible for establishing its budget.

Committee Chairs

The Haiku Foundation Committees are the vehicles through which most of our projects are realized, including planning, short- and long-term strategies of implementation, funding and maintenance. They are staffed by volunteers with a special interest and expertise in the topics they address. We welcome your enquiries.

Theresa Cancro

Theresa A. Cancro currently is Managing Editor of Haikupedia, Editor of re:Virals and serves as…

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Dave Russo

Dave Russo is a founding member of The Haiku Foundation. He has managed the Foundation web…

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Dan Campbell

As the Digital Librarian, Dan Campbell's goal is to share and promote haiku from cultures…

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Theresa A. Cancro

Theresa (re:Virals editor), born and raised in the Washington, D.C. area, now resides in Wilmington, Delaware.…

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Thomas R. Borkowski

Thomas is the treasurer of The Haiku Foundation, and is chairperson of the Budget &…

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Brad Bennett

Brad is our Education Resources co-chair, and has been an elementary school teacher in the…

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Clayton Beach

Clayton (re:Virals editor) lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and children. He studied Japanese…

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Charles Trumbull

Charles Trumbull co-manages Haikupedia on The Haiku Foundation website. He began writing and studying haiku…

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Bruce H. Feingold

Bruce H. Feingold is Chairman of The Haiku Foundation’s Touchstone Awards program, and Vice President…

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Stella Pierides

Stella Pierides is a Member at Large of the Board of Directors for The Haiku…

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Jim Kacian

Jim Kacian is the founder and Chairperson of The Haiku Foundation, owner of Red Moon…

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