Investigative Reporters and Editors committees allow board members and rank-and-file members to focus on specific areas or projects of interest and to explore new projects.
Committees are sometimes asked to address issues that come up in the full board meetings but that need more research. The committees then make recommendations to the full board.
Committee members are appointed by the board president.
Responsible for planning oversight, finance, personnel issues and board development.
Oversees accountability of the organization and the annual external audit by a certified public accounting firm.
Oversees the annual contests, including the IRE Awards, Golden Padlock, Don Bolles Medal and Philip Meyer Awards.
IRE Awards Judges (subcommittee of the Awards Committee)
Oversees the endowment and IRE investments.
Examines issues concerning IRE’s organizational structure and operating rules.
Examining the election procedure and protocol for the organization
Responsible for member recruitment, reviewing training efforts and member resources.
The fundraising arm of the IRE Board.