Audit Committee

The Audit Committee is charged with oversight of all material aspects of AFERM’s financial reporting, internal control, risk management and audit functions. The Committee consists of three members that have sufficient financial expertise to understand and evaluate AFERM’s financial transactions and internal control procedures.

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee publishes the quarterly AFERM newsletter, coordinates the promotion of AFERM at the annual ERM Summit and at partner conferences, and helps to facilitate the dissemination of useful and timely communications via the website, social media accounts, email, and other channels.

Corporate and Associate Advisory Group (CAAG) Committee

The Corporate and Associate Advisory Committee is composed of representatives of all AFERM Sponsors and Corporate Partners.

Finance/Budget Committee

The Finance/Budget Committee is responsible for developing and implementing financial policies and procedures; providing advice to the Board on ways to manage funds and prudently invest in safe investments; and coordinating with the Audit Committee to ensure safeguarding of AFERM’s resources.

Infrastructure and Operations Committee

The Infrastructure and Operations Committee is responsible for documenting AFERM’s internal governance and processes/procedures, the roles and responsibilities of AFERM’s board and standing committees, and how AFERM interfaces with its external stakeholders.


Manages content on AFERM website. Maintains the AFERM email lists and manages messages sent to those lists.

Social Media Coordinator

Manages AFERM’s social media presence on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Knowledge Capital Committee

The Knowledge Capital Committee oversees the planning, development and delivery of intellectual capital assets of AFERM for its members.

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Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is responsible for expanding AFERM membership by attracting new members and retain current members on an ongoing basis. Liaison with the CAAG Committee to ensure corporate sponsors are maximizing their free membership benefits.

Outreach and Advancement Committee

The Outreach and Advancement Committee identifies opportunities to enhance and expand AFERM’s relationships with other organizations (e.g., media, universities, associations, etc.), by working closely with other AFERM committees to expand offerings for our members, increase visibility and promote awareness.

RIMS Liaison/RIMS-CRMP-FED Coordinator

The RIMS Liaison/RIMS-CRMP-FED Coordinator fosters AFERM’s relationship with RIMS, promotes partnering opportunities, and is the primary point person with RIMS on the RIMS-CRMP-Fed micro-credential.

Planning Committee

The Planning Committee, in consultation and coordination with the Board, facilitates the development of AFERM’s strategic plan, helps drive implementation of agreed-upon strategic initiatives, and monitors and reports on progress of those initiatives for the Board.

Programs Committee

The Programs Committee is responsible for organizing luncheons, workshops and networking events in which thought leaders or practitioners share ERM insights and experiences and engage in dialogue on various ERM topics and issues.

Sponsorship Committee

The Sponsorship Committee identifies organizations seeking to enhance their brand and increase their exposure within the ERM community by partnering with AFERM.

Volunteer Committee

The volunteer committee is responsible for identifying, placing and recognizing volunteers through a collaborative process at AFERM, which is an all-volunteer run organization.

2022 Summit Committee

The Summit Committee is responsible for all planning leading up to the annual AFERM Enterprise Risk Management Summit.