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Committee Descriptions 

Education Committee.  The Education Committee is responsible for helping the RPA meet the professional development needs of its members.  This committee is also responsible for organizing and presenting the education activities conducted at the RPA’s annual membership meeting.
 
Membership Committee.  The Membership Committee is responsible for identifying the needs of the members and communicating the needs as goals and objectives.  This committee participates in recruitment and retention programs to increase and maintain RPA membership and engages like organizations and allied associations to participate in the RPA. This committee hosts the annual membership meeting and also conducts the annual awards.  On an as-needed basis, members of this committee assist RPA at expos and industry events that require a RPA presence.

Hydronics Industry Alliance Committee.  The Hydronics Industry Alliance Committee will work to devise a strategic mission and will set tactical goals designed to increase the hydronic market share through promotion of the industry as a viable heating and cooling solution. The Hydronics Industry Alliance is a group of hydronic manufacturers and partners operating in the United States. Founded on the principle that water is the most efficient and greenest refrigerant on the planet. The Hydronics Industry Alliance mission is to promote greater acceptance and use of hydronic equipment and systems for heating and cooling commercial buildings.
 
Technical Committee.  The Technical Committee ensures that all technical information the RPA publishes or presents as an authoritative source is accurate, exact, complete, consistent, current, relevant, and represents the position of the RPA.  
 
Codes and Standards Committee.  The Codes and Standards Committee monitors, influences, and keeps members abreast of applicable codes and standards to ensure that the best criteria for a product, process, test, or procedure is realized.  This committee informs the RPA members of any action or activity that may impact the industry.

Nominating Committee.  The Nominating Committee shall consist of a minimum of five (5) persons and contain not less than one member from each member voting category.  The Nominating Committee shall nominate persons for election as Officers from the nominations received from the membership.  More than one (1) person may be nominated for any Officer position.

Public Policy Committee.  The Public Policy Committee monitors and keeps the membership abreast of local, state, and national regulatory and legislative activities.  This committee makes recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Certification Committee.  The Certification Committee is responsible for helping the RPA meet the career preparation needs of its members.  The committee will participate in the development of examinations for industry job domains such as Designer and Installer.  Examinations shall be developed in accordance with a nationally recognized psychometric standard which assures the examinations are reliable, valid, and legally defensible in order to provide RPA members with credentials that will assist them in gaining respect and credibility as professionals in the industry.  The test administrations shall be conducted with an accredited certification entity.  The committee is also responsible for setting the requirements and establishing the procedure for certification maintenance and renewal.