ATEEG CMTE & CAB
The Advanced Training in Environmental Education in Georgia (ATEEG) offers a nationally accredited professional certification program that is managed by the Certification Advisory Board and chaired by Stacy Smith, with the assistance of volunteer instructors. These dedicated instructors, CAB, and committee are experts in the field of environmental education who provide workshops, mentoring, portfolio review, and feedback to candidates for certification, including both non-formal educators and K-12 teachers
The Conference Committee, chaired by LeAnn Rutledge, organizes a 2.5 day event each year, including a variety oif professional learning sessions for non-formal educators and K-12 teachers.
COUNCIL OF OUTDOOR LEARNING (CoOL) CMTE.
CoOL, chaired by Karen Garland, organizes and conducts the Outdoor Learning Symposium for K-12 teachers, awards CoOL grants, curates and creates resources to assist educators in teaching outdoors, and advocates for best practices in development and use of outdoor learning spaces.
The Fundraising Committee, chaired by Jonah McDonald, coordinates with Board members and staff to organize fundraising campaigns, submit grant proposals, and help ensure that EEA is sufficiently capitalized to accomplish its mission and goals.
The EEA Store Sub-Committee, chaired by makes sure that store items are offered at meetings and gatherings.
EEA's Executive Committee, consisting of President Michael O;Shield, President-Elect Zipa Vokhiwa, Secretary Holly Denham, and Treasurer Jennifer McCoy, helps govern the organization, conducts Board meetings, manages business between meetings, and develops EEA's strategic plan in coordination with staff.
The Communication Committee, is chaired by Susan Wood, who also serves as Webmaster.
The Newsletter and PR Sub-Committee, chaired by Franke Smith, manages communications with members regarding events, issues and information related to EEA.
The Website and Database Sub-Committee, chaired by Susan Wood, updates the website and database.
EEA ADVISORY COUNCIL
The Advisory Council, comprising a group of past presidents of EEA, provides continuity from one Board to the next, suggests and recruits future Board members, and manages an award program to recognize exemplary environmental educators and promote excellence in the field.
HIGHER ED & EE CMTE.
The Higher Ed Committee, chaired by Dr. Adrian Epps, focuses on opportunities for college students to learn about, care for, and consider careers related to the environment., including preparation as future environmental educators as well as life-long learning as citizens of Planet Earth.
MONARCHS ACROSS GA
The Monarchs Across Georgia (MAG) Committee, co-chaired by Susan Meyers and Mary Beth Cary, is a model community engagement and environmental stewardship program that hosts the biannual Pollinator Symposium, creates educational materials, conducts educator workshops, offers native plant sales, encourages restoration of habitat through a pollinator habitat program, awards mini-grants, certifies qualifying gardens, coordinates the Symbolic Migrations cultural exchange program among students in three countries, encourages learning about monarch migration through the Mexico Book Project, and promotes awareness of the value of protecting monarch butterflies in many other ways.
The Issues and Initiatives Committee, chaired by Korri Ellis, brings awareness of relevant news, trends, issues, and research-informed practices to the field of environmental education and develops occasional initiatives to increase the capacity of educators to address these matters effectively.
The Environmental stewardship and Community engagement Opportunities (ECO) Committee, chaired by Darryl Haddock, focuses on opportunities for students and communities to participate in local, real-world, culturally-relevant problem-solving, decision-making, and environmental stewardship projects.
Volunteers / Regional
The Membership Committee, chaired by Hannah Penn, coordinates benefits for members and expands the base through recruitment activities.
The Volunteer Coordinator, Jackie Sherry, matches members with projects and committee work.
The Regional Coordinators engage communities and organize events for local members in each part of the state.