Interested in serving in Sun City West by volunteering on a Rec Centers’ Standing Committee or a short-term Special Committee? Committees recommend policy changes, analyze problems, and review operations as required to support the Governing Board’s oversight responsibilities. Committees also support the General Manager by providing analysis and recommendations based on their expertise in specific areas.
Standing committees include Sports Pavilion and Bowling, Budget and Finance, Chartered Clubs, Golf, and Properties. Committees are chaired by a Board member, and are comprised of at least five Owner Members or Associate Members.
Committees do not make decisions but make recommendations to the Board. Below are summaries of our Standing Committees (see Article 6 of the Bylaws for more information). Special Committees are formed at the Board’s discretion, for specific tasks.
Governing Board Committee Application
BUDGET AND FINANCE
The Budget & Finance Committee reviews all aspects of the financial policies and financial plans of the Association and make recommendations to the Governing Board and the General Manager.
- Analytical thinkers who have familiarity with accounting principles, balance sheet, income and expense statement, financial planning, budgeting, financial planning
- Good communication skills
Time Commitment: Two committee meetings monthly plus time spent fulfilling committee assignments in preparation for meetings.
SPORTS PAVILION AND BOWLING COMMITTEE:
The Sports Pavilion and Bowling Committee shall act as liaison between the Governing Board and bowling members of the Association as well as the other users of the Sports Pavilion.
- A general knowledge of bowling, billiards or dart.
- Good communication skills.
Time Commitment: One committee meeting monthly or every other month, plus time spent fulfilling committee assignments in preparation for meetings.
The Chartered Clubs Committee acts as Specialists for Chartered Clubs. Specialists include: Membership Forms, Conflict Resolution, Communications, and Speakers Bureau.
- Ability and willingness to understand club bylaws and Rules Regulations &Procedure (RR&P) document
- Good communication skills
Time Commitment: One committee meeting monthly. Attend four required chartered club officer meetings and leadership training plus time spent fulfilling committee assignments in preparation for meetings.
The Golf Committee acts as a liaison between the Governing Board and members of the Association, including all Golf Chartered Clubs, golf group leadership and recreational golfers.
- Golf experience, not necessarily a golfer
- Knowledge of golf budget and willing to review
Time Commitment: One committee meeting monthly plus time spent fulfilling committee assignments in preparation for meetings.
The Properties Committee meets with the Association Facilities Projects Superintendent, Facilities Maintenance Operations Superintendent, Recreation Activities Manager, and/or others suggested by the General Manager to evaluate and make recommendations on proposed new construction and major maintenance/renovations of the physical assets of the Association.
- Building construction
- Space allocation
- Problem solving skills
- Good interpersonal skills
- Enthusiasm and energy to handle multiple tasks
- Able to determine what is best for the entire community
One committee meeting monthly and five Tuesdays in October & November to conduct inspections of recreation center campuses. Committee members should be able to walk on uneven surfaces and be on their feet 2 to 3 hours during inspections plus time spent fulfilling committee assignments in preparation for meetings.
The Torch (Tapping Our Resources, Citizens & Heritage) Committee highlights the RCSCW’s relationship with the other citizens’ groups in SCW, gains an awareness of community resources, encourages participants to become ambassadors for SCW, inspires participants to become volunteers in the community, meets and gets to know neighbors, community leaders, and the staff of the Recreation Center Sun City West. The Committee also plans and executes two TORCH Academies yearly.
- People with strong interpersonal communication skills
- Creative individuals who think outside the box
- People with a strong interest in the SCW community and an enthusiasm to pass this interest to other residents
Time Commitment: One committee meeting monthly and attendance at seven consecutive Thursday afternoon sessions in the fall and spring plus time spent fulfilling committee assignments in preparation for meetings.