AFFIRMATIVE EMPLOYMENT/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (AE/EEO) COMMITTEE - This committee shall monitor and develop programs to address areas of concern of African American government employees including rates of hiring and firing; promotions; training; details; distribution of authority and responsibility; adverse actions; awards; merit pay; disciplinary actions; will also monitor all issues/matters referring to affirmative action and work to assist in developing BIG’s position on any legislation or regulation impacting on the advancement and employment opportunities of African Americans in government.
Chairperson: Cynthia Dunn
FINANCE COMMITTEE - This committee shall be responsible for the financial accountability of the chapter. This committee will be responsible for, but not limited to determining the cost of the chapter’s programs and reporting to the general membership on the feasibility of implementing these programs.
Chairperson: Crystal Bell
HEALTH & WELLNESS COMMITTEE - This committee shall develop and coordinate comprehensive on-going activities that educate the general membership on health care access, prevention, treatment, insurance finding opportunities and health risk factors that affect the African American community; increase the level of awareness and understanding of initiatives on the elimination of race and ethnic disparities nationwide; exchange information on healthy lifestyles that lead to reducing the risk of HIV/AIDS, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, homicide, mental disorders, lupus, obesity and infant mortality; help to foster partnerships within the African American communities, including survivors.
Chairperson: Raymond Williams