Creating Effective Structures and Committees to Improve Coalition Outcomes
Establishing coalition member roles and coalition committees or work groups can increase productivity and progress towards coalition outcomes. Structuring roles and committees to fit within your coalition culture or even to help improve your coalition culture takes careful planning and relationship building. This learning opportunity will help you plan for and establish effective coalition member roles and committee structures including role descriptions, committee charges, action or work plans and decision making protocols.
1. Identify barriers to establishing member roles and effective committee structures in your coalition and solutions to these barriers
2. Identify member roles needed to improve your coalition functioning
3. Demonstrate writing effective committee charges that support coalition goals and objectives
4. Determine when committees can make their own implementation decisions, when they need to “check in” with coalition leadership and when they need to coordinate with other committees on overlapping activities
Funded by the CT Dept. of Mental Health and Addiction Services