Ad Hoc Committees

All NATE members have the opportunity to serve on one of the Association’s committees, subcommittees or ad hoc committees. Membership involvement plays an important role in NATE’s progress. NATE members are strongly encouraged to become involved in NATE’s decision-making process. Together we can achieve a safe and successful future for NATE.

NATE Ad Hoc Committees Include:

  • The Workforce Development Ad Hoc Committee was developed to provide professional development opportunities and cultivate the leadership skills for individuals in the industry, using NATE’s international platform.
  • The Financial Investment Ad Hoc Committee conducts quarterly conference calls to review NATE’s financial portfolio, analyze market trends and make investment recommendations to the Association’s Board of Directors.
  • The Legislative & Regulatory Ad Hoc Committee  travels to Washington, D.C. on a bi-annual basis to represent the Association through meetings with prominent stakeholders on Capitol Hill, federal government agencies and industry organizations. 
  • The Small Cell and DAS Deployment Ad Hoc Committee creates resources and provides guidance to the Association on network densification and related work activities.
  • The Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Ad Hoc Committee and Working Group participants have pledged to be a source of information by providing timely updates to the Association’s members and industry stakeholders as key developments emerge in the landscape surrounding Unmanned Aerial Systems.
  • The Women of NATE (WON) Ad Hoc Committee was established to foster an exchange of ideas, expertise, and camaraderie among NATE members at all levels. 
  • The Military of NATE Ad Hoc Committee enables all service men and women of NATE, including Veterans, Active Duty, National Guard and Reserves, to achieve their full potential to help support their success in the communications infrastructure industry.
  • The SEMC Ad Hoc Committee’s objective is to conduct real-world testing and provide detailed information applicable to the performance of safety equipment and related components utilized within the communications infrastructure industry. The SEMC is tasked with enhancing worker safety and personal protection through research initiatives that include all industry stakeholders. 
  • The Rigging Training Standard Ad Hoc Committee’s objective is to assess the rigging training needs of the telecommunication industry and develop a minimum standard for training and competence assessment for the Telecommunication Rigger that helps create a safe and competent workforce.
  • The Climber Connection Ad Hoc Committee was developed to provide specific resources and communicate the Association’s message directly to the industry’s elevated workforce.
  • The NATE Golf Ad Hoc Committee was created to organize and implement an annual golf event held in conjunction with the annual NATE UNITE event in which all proceeds benefit the Tower Family Foundation.
  • The Association Retirement Benefits Ad Hoc Committee was established to explore an association Multiple Employer 401(k) Plan (MEP) offering.