Board & Committees
Standing committees of the Maine Old Cemetery Association as outlined in its Bylaws are:
This committee shall maintain the archival material related to the Association.
This committee issues recognition certificates to individuals or organizations they deem worthy. They report on recipients at the annual meeting and providing a list of all recipients to the Archives Committee and the Newsletter Editor every year. In addition, the committee recommends to the Board of Directors, for recognition by a cash award, the names of individuals or organizations to be honored by MOCA for distinctive service in the restoration and preservation of Maine cemeteries.
Cemetery Records Committee
This committee coordinates activities related to the preservation of gravestone inscriptions as records of history, art, and culture.
Cemetery Vandalism Committee
This committee coordinates communication concerning issues related to cemetery vandalism with the appropriate individuals.
Cemetery Workshop Committee
This committee organizes and schedules twice-yearly Cleaning/Leaning Workshops. In alternate years, it organizes and schedule a conservator-led workshop which replaces the Cleaning/Leaning Workshops.
Legislation and Laws Committee
This committee promotes knowledge of the laws, legislation and issues relating to the purposes of the Association and take action to strengthen and clarify them.
This committee writes thank you and notification notes, keep an accurate record of donations to the Memorial Fund, communicate with the Treasurer as needed, and annually make arrangements for the names to be added in calligraphy to the Memorial Book.
The Newsletter Committee prepares the Newsletter of the Association, states newsletter deadlines, and deliver the newsletters to the printer.
This committee nominates a candidate for each office and each vacant at-large Board of Directors member position as required.
Chaired by the Publicity Advisor, this committee publicizes and promotes the various activities of the Association and forward same to the Web Committee.
This committee maintains the MOCA website and assists with online data, services, and/or other internet-related matters.