Committees

AAMA Justice Reform Task Force 

The AAMA Justice Reform Task Force has the primary responsibility of identifying community policing best practices that ensure fair treatment and full respect of rights during all interactions with law enforcement.

African American Women Mayors Committee

The African American Women Mayors Committee has primary responsibility of promoting policies to improve the lives of women elected officials and their communities.

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee has the primary responsibilities of oversight of accounting principals and practices used by AAMA and selection of an independent auditor, and oversight of risk management and internal controls.

Business Council Committee

The Business Council Committee has the primary responsibility of overseeing the Business Council, connecting mayors and corporate representatives to share best practices to tackle municipal problems, share research, policy analysis, market trends, create jobs and strengthen communities.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee has the primary responsibilities of all matters relating to the business management of AAMA, including monitoring AAMA’s financial condition, presenting an annual budget, providing the Board of Trustees with complete financial overviews of AAMA and recommending policies and procedures governing the funding of annual operational plans and financing of long-term capital needs.

Mayors History Committee

The Mayors History Committee has the primary responsibilities of collecting, recording, and documenting information including, pictures, public records, videos, and news articles, among others, related to AAMA, its founders, and African American mayors in the U.S., and making such material available to the membership of AAMA.

My Brother’s Keeper Task Force

The My Brother’s Keeper Task Force has the primary responsibility of implementing President Obama’s My Brother Keeper Initiative, which seeks to improve the life outcomes of young men and boys of color, in the communities represented by member mayors.

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee has the primary responsibilities to determine, and recommend to the Board of Trustees for its approval, the qualifications, qualities, skills, and other expertise to be used as criteria in selecting nominees for members of the Board and to identify and screen individuals as Board member candidates.

Senior Mayors Forum

The AAMA Senior Mayors Forum was established during the 2015 Annual Conference in Crystal City to maintain relationships among current and former mayors, and to provide support to mayors transitioning from office.

State Chapter Committee

The State Chapter Committee has the primary responsibilities of acting as a liaison between any formal or informal organization of African American mayors among the various states and territories in the U.S., and making recommendations to the Board of Trustees, including how to improve relationships with such organizations.