• Membership Committee: Vicki Shemin and Alisa Hacker, Co-chairs and Tony Pelusi 
    • Recruits new members; creates procedures for maintaining ongoing communication with current members, recommends member benefits, updates member directory, plans events for members, (including Meet and Greets).


  • Legislative/Judicial Committee: Mira Levitt and Alisa Hacker, Co- Chairs and Pat Brady 
    • Maintains a watch on family and family court-related legislation; reports to the board from time to time as needed; guides board discussion of legislative issues as needed.



  • Symposium Committee: Donna Feinberg, Chair and Alisa Hacker
    • In consultation with the Board, plans and coordinates annual educational event with dinner; with assistance of Chapter Administrator, arranges all details re: date, location, food, speakers, materials, etc. The Symposium will take place in January 2018.


  • Round Table: Kelly Flynn Zawistowski, Chair, Sylvia Sirignano, Claudette Pierre and Jennifer Clapp
    • Plans and carries out interdisciplinary discussion panels in locations across the state, usually as a follow-up to the issues presented at the annual chapter conference. Roundtables provide educational benefits to members at no cost.


  • Newsletter: Tony Pelusi, Chair and Vicki Shemin
    • Complies and publishes the chapter newsletter 2-4 times annually.


  • Nominating Committee: Donna Feinberg, Chair, Pat Brady and Jennifer Clapp 
    • Chaired by the immediate past president, recruits new board members and officers as needed; with assistance of Chapter Administrator, prepares slate for elections, carries out elections in accordance with the bylaws.


  • Directory / Website / Listserv: Josh Hoch, Chair
    • Oversees, updates, and re-designs as needed these electronic methods for communication among chapter members.

2017 - 2018 Committees 

MA AFCC committees