The advocacy committee is responsible for crafting strategies for how the organization can best advocate for D&I externally. They will collaborate with the community to extend outreach beyond our group.
The events committee is responsible for the preparation for and planning of events. They will assist in the many nuances of events such as staffing choices, venue locating, and much more.
The marketing committee is responsible for creating awareness of the work done by the Sports Diversity Council. They promote events, draft marketing campaigns, and create advertising and social media content for the council and council events.
The membership committee is responsible for keeping track of current members as well as attracting new ones. They will craft a network of individuals in order to further promote the council and invite in new members. They will also create strategies for ensuring engagement among current members.
The ERG/BRG Committee is responsible for integrating ERG/BRGs into the council. ERGs are powerful sources of information, insight, and change, and the council fully intends to integrate their work. The committee will coordinate collaboration with ERG/BRGs and collect data for future initiatives.
The CEO Committee is responsible for initiating change from the top. The committee will be a place for CEOs to gather and discuss meaningful, sustainable change in the industry, so that they and the council can put initiatives in motion.
The program committee is responsible for all programs run by the council. They will determine logistics such as timing, location, staffing, and scope of all programs run by the council.
The recognition committee is responsible for determining awards that will be given by the organization as well as the researching potential awardees. They will also set the criteria for recognition and take nominations for awardees.
The scorecard committee is responsible for collection of data regarding the SDC scorecard. They will collaborate with sports companies to collect data regarding their demographics to use for the publishing of the scorecard.
The volunteer committee is responsible for onboarding new volunteers. They will introduce newcomers to committees and connect with them with their collaborators.
The women’s committee is responsible for ensuring that women are intentionally and fully included in the industry. They will focus on ensuring that women are included, advocated for, and heard throughout the sports industry.
**Please note that other committees will be added based on the suggestion of our members and volunteers.