FTA committees are comprised of board members and non-board member volunteers. Committees are chaired by board members to help the FTA reach our goals and are an integral part of our day-to-day operations. If you would like to volunteer to become a board member or committee member, please check out the Volunteer page for more information. 
 
Executive Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Executive Committee is to implement strategic planning goals and to ensure that the goals and standards of the Financial Therapy Association are met and upheld.

Chair
:
President, Meghaan Lurtz 

Members
:
Past-President, Sarah Asebedo
President-Elect, Bruce Ross 
Treasurer, Josh Harris
Secretary, Megan McCoy
 
Social Media & Marketing Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Social Media & Marketing Committee is to develop and implement communications to members and non-members on behalf of the FTA.

Chair

Megan McCoy

Members

Preston Cherry 
Natasha Knox
Nathan Astle
Tara Unverzagt 
Maureen Kelley
 
Special Topics Webinar Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Special Topics Webinar Committee is to plan and support special topics webinars and educational content for the FTA.

Chair
:
Sarah Swantner

Members
::
Sherrie Chenault 
Shelby George
Megan McCoy
 
Membership Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Membership Committee is to recruit new members to the FTA, assist with membership retention, membership communications, and general member support.

Chair
:
Preston Cherry

Members

Natasha Knox
Nathan Astle
Tara Unverzagt 
 
Business Development Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Business Development Committee is to develop new and diversified revenue sources through donations, grants, sponsorships, product offerings, and/or services to fund FTA goals and to meet member needs.

Chair
:
Elaine Grogan-Luttrull

Members
:
Natasha Knox
Nathan Astle
Meghaan Lurtz
 
Regulatory Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Regulatory Committee is to develop and execute the certification in financial therapy, and to do so, has three subcommittees: Examination, Education, and Oversight.

Chair
:
Megan Ford and Josh Harris

Members
:
Megan McCoy
Sarah Asebedo
Bruce Ross
Ed Coambs

Regulatory Subcommittee: Education
Purpose: The purpose of the Education Committee is to develop, manage, and present materials to support members seeking CFT-I™, CFT-II™, & CFT-III™ educational competencies.

Chair
Megan Ford and Josh Harris

Members

Megan McCoy
Sarah Asebedo 
Bruce Ross 
Ed Coambs
Meghaan Lurtz

Regulatory Subcommittee: Examination
Purpose: The purpose of the Examination Committee is to develop, monitor, and implement the CFT-I™, CFT-II™, & CFT-III™ exams.

Chair
:
Josh Harris

Members:

Bruce Ross
Sarah Asebedo
Ed Coambs
Kristy Archuleta

Regulatory Subcommittee: Oversight
Purpose: The purpose of the Oversight Committee is to ensure the administrative aspects of certification are addressed.

Chair
Megan Ford and Josh Harris

Members

Sarah Asebedo 
Bruce Ross 
Ed Coambs
 
2019 Conference Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Conference Committee is to develop, plan, and assist in executing conferences for the FTA.

Chair

Bruce Ross

Members

Megan McCoy
Sarah Swantner
Nathan Astle
Garrick Batley
Shelby George
Cindy Kleiner
Julia Kramer
Shawn Waked
Tara Unverzagt