State of New Mexico
Music Commission

Development Committee


Article VIII of the New Mexico Music Commission’s bylaws and rules of procedure, as provided by 2011 NMSA 1978 18-16-1 through 18-16-4 The Music Commission Act, dictates the formation of committees from time to time, as it deems appropriate.


The Development Committee shall assume responsibilities, including but not limited to:

Immediate Funding Procurement

Procure funding for commission programming and projects; funding strategies may include, but are not limited to, applying for grants, seeking sponsors, donors, and major gifts, establishing a friends group, sponsoring fundraisers, crowdsourcing, social media campaigns, partnering with 501c3 organizations, businesses in the private sector, and/or the NMMC Foundation.

Assist in developing a 2022-2025 Strategic Plan

  • Review the 2016-2018 Strategic Plan and the process used to develop the plan.
  • Evaluate the Development and Collaboration and Partnerships goals and objectives tables.
  • Research and develop new and/or update current goals and objectives for Development and Music Awareness and Advocacy.
  • Submit a proposal of the Development and Music Awareness and Advocacy goals and objectives to the Executive Committee.
  • Implement and administer initiatives pertaining to development in the new strategic plan.

Strategic Plan Deadlines

All deadlines are the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Development committee-specific deadlines are indicated in boldface.

  • 9 March : Committees submit goals and objectives proposal to Executive committee
  • 13 April : Commissioners vote to approve goals and objectives
  • 11 May : Executive committee drafts strategic plan introduction and executive summary
  • 15 June : NMA/DCA Executive and Attorney General’s Office give input on draft strategic plan
  • 13 July : Public invited to give input on draft strategic plan
  • 10 August : Executive Committee finalizes draft and sends to committees for review
  • 14 September : Committees submit final edits to Executive Committee
  • 12 October : Commissioners vote to adopt new strategic plan – plan goes live 1 January 2022

Other Duties

  • 501c3 Partnerships : Research potential 501c3 arts organizations that could serve as the music commission’s development partner; investigate fees, regional/statewide reach, administrative services offered, etc.; submit a short list of organizations to the Executive Committee for review. Evaluate the NM Music Commission Foundation as an effective development resource for the Commission; submit a review to the Executive Committee.
  • Networking : The Chair of the Development Committee shall become of a member of Americans for the Arts and serve as the Music Commission liaison to that organization.
  • Additional Duties : that may arise throughout the course of Commission business and/or may be requested by the Chair.


Officer Responsibilities


The Development Committee meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 2:30pm by Zoom.


  • When Is Good simplifies scheduling meetings
  • Padlet assists with brainstorming and information gathering


The Committee Chair and Secretary shall:

  • Create an Agenda for each committee meeting
  • Record Meeting Notes at each committee meeting
  • Deliver monthly Status Updates to the Executive Committee
  • Deliver quarterly Executive Summary reports at each public Commission meeting
  • Submit the above items to Administrator Goodrich in a timely manner, to be archived at the bottom of this page

Reporting Templates

Meeting Agendas

  • 2021 : Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Nov | Dec

Meeting Notes

  • 2021 : Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Nov | Dec

Status Updates

  • coming soon

Executive Summaries

  • coming soon

Key Documents

  • coming soon
Development Committee