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Annual Conference Committee:
Organizes QRCA Annual Conference.
Kendall Nash, Co-Chair
Mark Sumpter, Co-Chair
The Content Committee works to create useful content across all QRCA publications, both internal and external-facing.
Roben Allong, Chair
The Field Committee works to promote the highest level of professionalism, accuracy, and honesty in recruitment, field facility use, and treatment of respondents.
Michelle Finzel, Chair
Industry Relations Committee:
Responsible for how QRCA interacts with the qualitative industry as a whole, including strengthening relationships with external audiences and related industry associations.
Liz Van Patten, Co-Chair
Susan Sweet, Co-Chair
Encourages, supports and services international members and chapter development around the world.
Corette Haf, Co-Chair
Ilka Kuhagen, Co-Chair
Works to increase the stature of QRCA by building awareness of and familiarity with QRCA among potential members and those who purchase the services of qualitative research consultants.
Melanie Bernstein, Chair
Diane Harris, Vice-Chair
The Membership Committee is focused on increasing the value of QRCA membership, retaining current members and attracting new members.
Philip Smith, Co-Chair
Elizabeth Marconi, Co-Chair
Nominating Committee, 2017:
Jay Zaltzman, Chair
Plans QRCA-sponsored monthly webcasts on qualitative research topics. QCasts provide professional education opportunities to market researchers and marketers.
Rachael K. DuPerrieu Chair
Liz Van Patten,Vice-Chair
QRCA Connections Committee:
Write and edit for monthly online publication
Laurie Bredenfoerder, Chair
QRCA VIEWS Committee:
Publishes QRCA VIEWS magazine quarterly.
Joel Reish, Editor-in-Chief
Jenifer Hartt, Managing Editor
Susan Saurage-Altenloh, Managing Editor
Lynn Greenberg, Chair
Worldwide Conference Committee:
Plans and implements the QRCA bienneal International Conference.
Susan Sweet, Co-Chair
Peter Totman, Co-Chair
Young Professional Grant Committee:
Shannon Danzy, Chair
Task Forces and Advisory Committees