Board committees are comprised of board members, staff, general members, and sometimes also non-members with a particular interest or expertise. Committees report to the SAW Video board of directors. Members of SAW Video are encouraged to contribute to the livelihood of the organization through active participation in committees.
The communications committee guides the centre on marketing, promotions and member communications.
HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE
The human resources committee makes policy recommendations about human resources and personnel matters.
The outreach committee strives to research, create, initiate and coordinate outreach in SAW Video’ community and the video/media arts community at large.
The equipment committee identifies equipment priorities and makes recommendations about technology directions, acquisitions, and policy related to members’ access.
The programming committee makes recommendations about the organization’s artistic programming calendar and actively supports programming initiatives. It also sometimes participates in the artist selection process for initiatives such as commissioning programs, members’ screenings, and SAW Video’s annual recommendations to the Ontario Arts Council for its Exhibition Assistance grant program.
The workshop committee makes recommendations about the organization’s workshop programming.
The fundraising committee makes recommendations about annual fundraising strategies and actively participates in fundraising initiatives.
VIDEO ARCHIVING/PRESERVATION COMMITTEE
The video archiving/preservation committee makes recommendations to ensure the maintenance of SAW Video’s media archives and the preservation of artists’ work.