El Paso de Robles Chapter Committees

CHAPTER call to ACTION
The mission of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is to promote Historic Preservation, Education and Patriotism. The DAR is one of the world's largest and most active service organizations. Most of volunteer work for the Daughters of the American Revolution is accomplished through a committee system. Committees not only make our chapter successful, they're truly the best way for DAR Daughters to have an opportunity to get to know the other chapter members, contribute to DAR and the community. Whether you are a working woman, retired, a stay at home mom, or an active grandmother, El Paso de Robles Chapter offers many opportunities for you to be involved.

American History/Youth Contest Committee                                                                         CHAIR Betsy Beatty                                                                                                                               

The purpose of the American History/Youth Contest Committee is to promote American history throughout the year by honoring significant historical people, places, dates, and events. The committee conducts the American History Essay Contest, the Christopher Columbus Essay Contest, the DAR Good Citizens, and the Citizenship Contest. All contests are open to students in public, private, parochial schools, and registered home-study programs.

Commemorative Events Committee
CHAIR Lisa Wood

The purpose of the Commemorative Events Committee is to encourage Chapter members to participate in one community Commemorative Event a year promoting a major event in American history. El Paso de Robles Chapter participates in 4th of July Independence Day Parade.

Conservation Committee
CHAIR Lisa Wood

The purpose of the Conservation Committee is to promote protecting and conserving our natural resources. To encourage Chapter members to participate in one community Environmental Event a year promoting conservation awareness. El Paso de Robles Chapter supports the Penny Pines reforestation project. Under a Conservation Agreement, El Paso de Robles Chapter contributes $68 toward the cos of planting seedlings on one acre of National Forest land in California.

Constitution Week Committee
CHAIR Romayne Rose

The purpose of the Constitution Week Committee is to honor the historical events surrounding the establishment of the Constitution and the men who framed the document. The committee is encouraged to seek a signing of a Proclamation by mayors and local officials designating September 17th-23rd as Constitution Week.

DAR Project Patriot Committee
El Paso de Robles Chapter

The purpose of the DAR Project Patriot Committee is to support America’s service members and their families. The Daughters of the American Revolution recognize their sacrifices and service to our nation. DAR chapters are encouraged to send care packages to deployed Service Members who are known to Chapter members. El Paso de Robles Chapter supports through Project Patriot donations sending care packages to deployed Service Members. 

DAR Schools Committee
CHAIR Susan Clark

The purpose of the DAR Schools Committee is promote education. The Daughters of the American Revolution supports six schools, two DAR Schools and four DAR approved Schools. El Paso de Robles Chapter supports Tamassee DAR School, founded in 1919 by the Daughters of the American Revolution, Tamassee DAR School is a non-profit children’s home and family service organization that has been a place of hope, healing and learning for children in need for 100 years.

DAR Service For Veterans Committee
CHAIR Carrie Lovell

The purpose of the DAR Service for Veterans Committee is to support and honor America's veterans. The committee encourages Chapter members to say "thank you” by acknowledging and recognizing veterans service, sacrifice, and commitment to the preservation of our nation's freedom. Wreaths Across America honors the memory of the men and women that sacrificed for their country. El Paso de Robles Chapter supports Wreaths Across America, and the laying of wreaths at Templeton District Cemetery. National Wreaths Across America Day is a movement to cover all Veterans grave markers with a Christmas wreath.

The Flag of United States of America Committee
CHAIR Romayne Rose

The purpose of this committee is to educate Chapter members and the community regarding its correct usage of the American Flag. El Paso de Robles Chapter supports, The American Flag Displays designed and created by the chapter chair. The displays are used to educate and entertain viewers about our flag history and facts. Viewers can use cellphones to get to music and other information.

Historic Preservation Committee
CHAIR 

The purpose of the Historic Preservation Committee is to promote Historic Preservation projects saving our history for future generations. El Paso de Robles Chapter supports, a Mission Project at Mission San Antonio de Padua purchasing a Bench and DAR Plaque and historic preservation of the California DAR State Society Headquarters.

Service to America Committee
El Paso de Robles Chapter

The purpose of the Service to America Committee is to quantify the number of hours of service Chapter members are participating in. To assist Chapter members in this effort by logging Service to America volunteer hours, including DAR work. Chapters and individuals are encouraged to engage in a meaningful service project in their communities each year on or near October 11th. El Paso de Robles Chapter supports, Loaves and Fishes in North County.

Women's Issues Committee
CHAIR Carrie Lovell

The purpose of the Women’s Issues Committee is to promote awareness of issues effecting woman by focusing on Health, Career, and Family. Reporting at the monthly Chapter meeting a Women’s Issues Minute promoting the observation of Women’s Issues with National Awareness.

Lineage Research Committee
CHAIR Anne Edgecombe

The purpose of the Lineage Research Committee is to provide assistance with the lineage research from linking generations to finding documents in courthouse basements or remote cemeteries. The Lineage Research Committee offers to help with research for prospective members, applications and member supplementals. 

Volunteer Genealogists Committee
CHAIR Anne Edgecombe

The purpose of the Volunteer Genealogists Committee is to provide training for  Chapter members on the current DAR standards of verification, for New Member Applications and Supplemental Applications. The committee provides Chapter Registrar with assistance, support and training. El Paso de Robles Chapter has created the "Genie Club" which meets monthly.

Membership Committee
El Paso de Robles Chapter Board

The purpose of the Membership Committee is to promote new membership through recruitment and maintain the current membership. The committee encourages prospectives and members to participate in chapter meetings, events, activities and committees. The committee is encouraged to serve as chapter member mentors.

Public Relations and Media Committee
CHAIR Carrie Lovell

The purpose of the Public Relations and Media Committee is to inform prospectives and members of El Paso de Robles Chapter’s meeting, events, activities and committees. The committee monthly sends electronically a Chapter Newsletter, updates the Chapter Facebook and Chapter Website, coordinating Links, Articles, and Chapter Forms. The committee is the link between the chapter and community, publicize monthly El Paso de Robles Chapter’s meeting, events, actives and committees to local media.

Insignia Committee
CHAIR Linda Wood

The purpose of the Insignia Committee is to promote the guidelines for wearing the DAR Insignia.The Insignia Committee gives a DAR Insignia minute to promote the awareness of pins and description, how to earn a pin. The committee reviews all proposals for new pins.

Chapter Audit Committee                                                                                                              Chair Betsy Beatty

The purpose of the Chapter Audit Committee is to ensure the books and records of the Chapter Treasurer should be internally audited annually and always before a new Chapter Treasurer assumes office.

Chapter Budget Committee
CHAIR Susan Howard

The purpose of the Chapter Budget Committee is to prepare and present the annual budget for adoption by the board and the chapter, as provided in the bylaws. The budget is presented and adopted at the beginning of each chapter year.

Chapter Decorating Committee
CHAIR Diana Brenna

The purpose of the Chapter Decorating Committee is to decorate for chapter meeting, and events. Coordinate with Program Committee for information on scheduled Program and Public Relations & Media Committee on Monthly Awareness for decorating at each Chapter Meeting.

Chapter Fundraising Committee
CHAIR Anne Edgecombe

The purpose of the Chapter Fundraising Committee is to encourage fundraising that financially supports El Paso de Robles Chapter projects. Support El Paso de Robles Chapter with the Amazon Smile who will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products. In Charity Lists type National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Location: Shandon, CA. The NSDAR is a 501(c) (3) on-profit organization and has been sustained for more than 125 years through our Daughters’ generous contributions.

Chapter Hospitality Committee
CHAIR Susan Howard

The purpose of the Chapter Hospitality Committee is to receive guests at Chapter meetings, events, and actives. Introduce perspective members and guests to Regent and Chapter Board. The committee is responsible for seating perspective members, guests and program speakers. All perspective members and guest must sign photo releases have forms at Chapter Meetings.

Chapter Program Committee
CHAIR Linda Wood

The purpose of the Chapter Program Committee is to schedule programs promoting educational, historical, or patriotic themes.The committee is encouraged to schedule programs on current El Paso de Robles Chapter projects and monthly awareness topics, educating and inspiring Chapter members on current projects.

Chapter Yearbook Committee
CHAIR Susan Clark

The purpose of the Chapter Yearbook Committee is to create and update the Chapter Yearbook to be completed by the start of the new Chapter year. Yearbook should include current chapter members Full name, phone, address, national number, date of acceptance. The Chapter Yearbook should include current information regarding El Paso de Robles Chapter.

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