HMEA benefits from the leadership and guidance of committees that help us fulfill our mission. We seek to be the foremost provider of services that help people with disabilities lead fulfilling and independent lives.
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The Development Committee guides the Board of Directors on fundraising, financial development and marketing.
MEMBERSHIP: The Committee Chair is a member of the Board of Directors, with at least one additional current board member and the Vice President of Development. Other members are volunteers, parents and supporters who are appointed.
MEETINGS: At least once per quarter and as needed.
- To assist creating a Development Plan that aligns with HMEA’s strategic plan.
- To identify opportunities for fundraising and assist in developing relationships in the community which will support the organization.
- To report to and engage the Board of Directors in fundraising activities.
- To assist in and provide support for donor recognition and stewardship.
- To periodically review development efforts as measured against the current plan and assist development staff in making adjustments as necessary.
- To open doors for Development staff and increase the constituency and support of the organization.
- To participate in planning, implementing and/or sponsoring fundraising activities and events that support the organization.
If interested in joining the Development Committee, please contact:
Vice President, Development and Public Relations
HMEA, 8 Forge Park East
Franklin, MA 02038
Human Rights Committee
HMEA’s two Human Rights Committee promotes protects the human dignity and the legal rights of the people we serve.
The Franklin Human Rights Committee serves the Attleboro/Raynham Residential and Shared Living Area, the Bellingham and Plainville Day Habilitation Programs and Community Partners, the Hopedale and Plainville Employment programs.
The Worcester Human Rights Committee serves Uxbridge and Worcester Residential and Shared Living Program, the Millbury Center Day Habilitation and the Sterling Center Day Habilitation and Sterling Center Employment Programs.
The Human Rights Committee has five voting members. At least three of these members are individuals receiving HMEA services or the parents or advocates of individuals receiving services through HMEA. Members also include allied health professionals, a psychologist or Masters-level practitioner and a legal professional.
The committees hold at least quarterly meetings. Three voting members are needed to meet quorum.
For more information about HMEA’s committees, please contact: