Join a Committee

Along with the elected Board of Directors, the following Committees and their Chairs are responsible for shaping the present and future of the organization. Each year, we call upon our members to serve as Standing Committee Chairs and Members to both plan and execute our highest profile initiatives including the ADDY® Awards, professional and social programs, strategic partnerships, and more. Our Standing Committees also give back to the community by spearheading public service campaigns and by working with regional educational institutions in providing mentoring and scholarship programs to the next generation of advertising professionals.

Standing Committee members are the lifeblood of the organization and their contributions are recognized as such. Joining one of the AAF-Black Hills committees is an exceptional opportunity to contribute or sharpen your skills and to develop relationships with like-minded professionals who share your enthusiasm for the advertising industry.

Please take some time to review the current committees below and contact us to find out how you can get involved!


The Membership Committee is dedicated to growing the AAF Black Hills with on-going recruitment efforts while ensuring that current members are getting the most out of their membership. It is also responsible for creating and producing updated membership recruitment and promotional materials. Get involved >


Plans and executes luncheon meetings and special events with high profile speakers and topics that will address the diverse interests of the members and guests of AAF Black Hills and raise the visibility of the club. Committee oversees and manages all aspects of programming including securing speaker, coordinating venue, managing program budget and sending thank you letters to speakers on behalf of club. Get involved >


The Communications Committee develops the AAF Black Hills newsletter, and other primary sources of information about club activities. Secures publicity for AAF-Black Hills activities and programs and public service work. This team is responsible for overseeing management and content of official AAF-Black Hills website Continually updates content, hosting, event listings and special event postings. Get involved >


Plans and executes yearly fundraising & sponsorship programs for AAF-Black Hills monthly events & programs. Develops new opportunities to raise funds for the club. Get involved >


Our ADDY® & Silver Medal Planning Committee is responsible for planning and executing the call-to-entries process, judging and the awards ceremony for our local competition. This committee also handles forwarding winners to district and our Silver Medal Award process. Get involved >


The Student Outreach Committee serves to connect with area students and continually encouraging their involvement through club membership, Student ADDY® awards, portfolio reviews, and mentoring opportunities. The committee will also assist with the screening of scholarship candidates. Get involved >