Committee Responsibilities


The Amendment Committee proposes amendments, as needed, to the NACCA Constitution and By Laws at the request of the President, the Executive Committee, or the Amendment Committee on its own motion. Amendments are drafted and submitted to the membership pursuant to Article XI of the Constitution.


The Annual Report Committee investigates the feasibility of developing a uniform annual report to be exclusively utilized by consumer credit grantors in reporting their business activities to the various regulators. Alternatively, the committee may investigate the feasibility of a uniform report made to various regulators with the option of an addendum for state-specific information. The committee shall also investigate methods of ensuring accuracy of report information and development of common software to be utilized in annual report data management. The committee shall review state license requirements for the purpose of recommending simplified or uniform licensing procedures which member states may adopt.


The Audit and Finance Committee audits the books of the Secretary-Treasurer and Executive Director to account for all monies spent. The committee may make recommendations to the members or the Executive Committee for improvement of accounting controls or methods of disbursement. The committee may investigate various methods of funding NACCA's activities and present their findings and recommendations to the Executive Committee.


The Committee Coordinator gathers periodic committee reports and assists committees with logistical matters. If NACCA has contracted for the services of an Executive Director, such person may be the Committee Coordinator.


The Consumer Education Committee develops or obtains consumer education material that may be used by administrators to educate the consumer in the wise use of credit. The committee shall encourage administrators to expand educational activities and shall work to identify the most cost effective educational techniques.


The Continuing Education Committee develops and conducts at least one annual school dealing with consumer credit, federal statutes, disclosure requirements on a state and federal level, and other areas of concern for administrators and their examiners and investigators. The committee should solicit input from NACCA members in developing the curriculum for such schools and submit its proposals to the Executive Committee. The Continuing Education Committee has traditionally been chaired by the First Vice-President or such person as the President may designate.


The DSA (Distinguished Service Award) Selection Committee is comprised of all past DSA recipients, who are currently employed full-time by the NACCA member agency in their state, and the NACCA Executive Director , if that position is filled by a past DSA recipient.  Prior to the annual meeting each year, the Executive Director will solicit DSA nominations from all current NACCA members and honorary NACCA members.

Once nominations are received, they are distributed, discussed, and voted on by the DSA selection. committee    A majority vote of the DSA Selection Committee is necessary to award a DSA in any year.


The Executive Committee consists of the elected officers and three other members appointed by the President. It shall conduct the business of the Association.


The Government Relations Committee consults with the industries that NACCA members regulate to discuss mutual concerns and achieve resolution of mutual problems. The committee may request consultation with industry trade associations and individual companies in advance of major changes in their activities that are of interest or concern to NACCA members. The committee may develop a procedure by which NACCA or its individual members may notify industry trade associations of alleged Code of Ethics violations by their members.


This committee monitors the development and updates of the Association's web site and makes recommendations as deemed necessary.


The Legislation Committee acts as a legislative, regulatory, and litigation information clearinghouse for NACCA members. The committee drafts NACCA submissions to be filed in regulatory, legislative, or legal proceedings pursuant to Article XII of the Constitution. The committee gathers and distributes information on needed, pending, or enacted legislation and may draft proposed legislation and regulations for use and consideration by NACCA members.


The Membership Committee encourages all officials and agencies of all states, provinces, commonwealths, territories and other political subdivisions of the United States and Canada that supervise and regulate the consumer credit industry to join NACCA and participate in its activities. The committee may survey non-members and non-participating members as to their reasons for non-involvement and report its findings to the Executive Committee.


The Newsletter Committee has traditionally been chaired by the Third Vice-President or such person as the President may designate. The committee publishes a quarterly newsletter of information beneficial to NACCA members.


The Nominations Committee recommends a slate of officers for the ensuing year to the membership of NACCA at least 30 days in advance of the annual business meeting in accordance with Article III of the By Laws.


The Past Presidents Advisory Committee consists of past presidents of NACCA. It gives advice to the Executive Committee on matters affecting the operation of NACCA. Honorary members may be appointed to this committee.


The Program and Convention Committee has traditionally been chaired by the Second Vice-President or such person as the President may designate. The committee develops the program for the annual meeting, and any joint industry meeting, that best benefits NACCA's members. The committee is responsible for coordination and presentation of the program with approval of the Executive Committee, and shall assist the Executive Committee with activities of the annual meeting.


Upon notification of the death of a NACCA member, the committee shall send the member's family flowers and a sympathy card on behalf of the Association. At the Annual Meeting, this committee also reports to the membership on the death or illness of any current or past member since the last Annual Meeting. Honorary members may be appointed to this committee.

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Last Updated: June 29, 2010