Wayne State University

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee includes management representatives from key organizations involved in a particular project, as well as other key stakeholder groups that have special interest in the outcome of the project. Members of the committee act individually and collectively as a vocal and visible project champion throughout their representative organizations. They help resolve issues and policy decisions, and provide direction and guidance to the project. The steering committee is involved in providing resources, assisting in securing funding, and acting as liaisons to their organization.

Major responsibilities of the Steering Committee:

  • Input and creation of project scope

  • Input into policies and procedures

  • Helps manage project operational and political issues and risks

  • Review of organizational and programmatic reports

  • Communicate priorities and focus to his/her organization

  • Promotion of the program

  • Fundraising and outreach

  • Summer and Enrichment Program Development