Standing Committees

Each committee shall meet, plan, and develop programs and activities as they pertain to their areas of concern when and as needed. Each Committee is responsible for the conduct of the programs and should report at the regular meetings of the Executive Committee and at the general membership meetings when there is activity to report.

Membership & Nomination: Will assist in recruiting new members and nominate a slate of officers for each election.

Events & Community Affairs: Function as the BFSA liaisons with local organizations and officials in San Antonio‚Äôs African-American community and assist with planning events on campus. 

Faculty Affairs: Will initiate and assist University efforts towards the hire, retention, tenure and promotion of African-American faculty. The Committee shall also identify, publicize and coordinate the research activities of BFSA members and other Black researchers in the community.

Student Affairs: Will develop programs and provide leadership for the enhancement of social, academic and professional opportunities for Black graduate and undergraduate students. The Committee members shall serve as the BFSA liaisons with Black student groups and organizations.

Staff Affairs: Will initiate and assist University efforts toward the hiring, retention, and promotion of African-American staff members.

Website, Social Media & Technology: Will organize and maintain all technology needs of the BFSA through Twitter, Facebook, listserv, Rowdy Link and all other mediums. Additionally, this committee is responsible for the technology needs of the BFSA regarding General Meetings and all other organized functions of the association.

Special Committees: Shall be created to serve for a special purpose for such a time as determined by the BFSA.