EDUCATION COMMITTEE: The Education Committee is responsible for planning and coordinating
book drives, scholarships, college preparation programs, mentorship programs, tutoring programs,
computer donations, school supply donations, food drives, clothes drive and other activities deemed
necessary to enhance students’ ability to learn and therefore, improve their chances of becoming viable
citizens in society.
EVENT COMMITTEE: Our Event Committee responsibilities include, but are not limited to planning
and coordination of various events and/or coordinate with the other committees and/or organizations.
They will solicit volunteers to assist with carrying out their duties to ensure successful Events.
HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE: The Health and Welfare Committee is involved with
planning and coordination of medical mission, global disaster, health fairs, seminars, workshops, drives,
support groups, donations to medical facilities, providing volunteer opportunities to medical facilities
and other coordination efforts.
HUMANITARIAN COMMITTEE: The Humanitarian Committee is responsible for planning and
implementing various outreach programs to assist those that are in need in the local Georgia and
Caribbean communities. Duties include and not limited to: feeding the homeless; emergency disaster
assistance; clothes drives; food drives; soft toys to sick and needy children; book drives; providing
assistance to elderly; sending care packages to military units overseas; donating time and supplies to
disabled veterans; bereavement assistance; plus numerous other activities.
MARKETING COMMITTEE: The Marketing Committee has a vested interest in the Deskan
Institute and Deskan Ministries and its members. They are responsible for promoting and advancing
Deskan brand and image. They identify innovative marketing, branding, and communication
strategies necessary to enhance the organization and improve attendance at events. The committee
utilizes above-the-line and below-the-line methods of promotion. Addition responsibilities include
developing marketing materials, creating press releases, utilizing social media, email blasts plus other
measures necessary to attain our objectives. The marketing committee is responsible for attaining
sponsorship and advertising for DESKAN. The Public Relations Director or other qualified individual
will chair the Marketing Committee.
MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE: The Membership Committee’s duties includes, but are not limited
to: recruiting new members and volunteers, renewing memberships, assisting with maintaining
membership records, hosting new members functions, providing welcome letters to new
members/volunteers and other duties deemed necessary to maintain membership and accomplish our
mission in the community