ARRA committees serve the organization by addressing challenges issues, developing member programs and services, and providing recommendations on policy positions and organizational matters for the Board of Directors and Membership. Committee chairs are appointed by the Board. All ARRA members are encouraged to join and participate in the committees to help further ARRA’s mission.
Responsible for the review and approval of applicants, the retention of existing members and the recruitment of new members.
AIRPORT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Facilitates communications and education with airports to better understand concerns of the industry.
PR & MARKETING COMMITTEE
Oversees communication for the organization to media and membership.
Documents the organization as an association and provides information about legal issues to membership.
Provides opportunities for ARRA and its members to support the industry and employees through educational and philanthropic programs, including career guidance and professional development for entrepreneurs and individuals pursuing a career in the concessions and hospitality field.
GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Develops ARRA’s policy positions on local, state and federal issues, policies, legislation and regulations affecting concessionaires and the aviation industry. The committee provides liaison with government officials and agencies, other aviation and transportation trade groups, and airport operators to promote government policies and legislation that support and advance concessionaires and the airport/aviation industry.
Identifies and examines current and emerging issues and trends affecting airport concessionaires and the business environment they operate in. The committee conducts analysis and research, prepares reports and studies, and develops recommendations and policies for the Board and membership.