Want to Help Lead The Conference? We are actively seeking community members and allies to join our Conference Committee in efforts to help make BTAC 2024 a success.  Committees play an essential role in BTAC’s conference operations. Joining a committee allows you to play a bigger role in BTAC’s major initiatives, from planning, organizing, and implementing  all aspects of the conference.


Committee Members Expectations

  • Be available to serve on a cohort of 3-5 people December 2023 thru May 2024.
  • Be prepared to dedicate 2-4 hours each month, no less than 20hrs for the term, to the work of the committee, including participation in conference calls, team meetings, and completing project tasks
  • Demonstrate a professional background or interest that can enhance the objectives of the committee
  • Ability to serve the 2024 National Black Trans Advocacy Conference in Dallas, Texas.  Committee Check in Monday April 22.


Benefits of Committee Members

Applicants who are selected to serve on a conference committee will receive travel accommodations to the conference including full event registration, 50% discount or room share host hotel lodging, participation certificate and acknowledgement.  Committee members who complete the duration and hours required of the program will also receive a monetary stipend.


Selection Process

  1. The Committee Member Nominee submits their application by November 15th, 2023 11:59pm CST.
  2. The Nominee undergoes a brief 20-minute eligibility interview.
  3. Selection Committee reviews applications to determine eligibility criteria are met.
  4. Committee Members selected are notified via email (by early December 2023).
  5. Travel Arrangements Fianlized by March 1 2024.
  6. Monetary Stipend Finalized by May 27 2024.


#BTAC24 Conference Committee Opportunities

There are several subcommittee positions available and we would love to have some of the BEST people to fill them! We are really excited about everything that this monumental year will bring for BTAC, but we need your help to make it all happen!!! Check Out the available conference committee opportunities and apply below.

The Hospitality Committee members will work on one or more of the following:

  • Welcome & Orientation
  • Opening Interfaith Ceremony & Our Family Dinner. Closing Interfaith Ceremony.
  • Registration Support
  • Hotel Check-in Support
  • Event Check-in Support
  • Vendor Connection Support
  • Hospitality Room Support

The Education & Training Committee members will work on one or more of the following:

  • General Education Workshops: Identity Development & Holistic Wellness Topics
  • Advocacy Leadership Training Workshops: Social Advocacy, Health, Housing, Employment, Anti-Violence Topics
  • Professional Training Workshops: CBO Executive Leadership, Community Partner, Service Provider Topics
  • General Session Luncheon: Community Summit & Keynote Address

The Empowerment Zone Committee members will work on one of the following:

  • EmpowerHER Summit (Transwomen)
  • EmpowerHIM Summit (Transmen)
  • EmpowerTHEM Summit (Non-binary/GNC)
  • Parent & Kids Summit (Youth Age up to 19)
  • Golden Flames Summit (Senior Age 55+)
  • Anchors Summit (Spouses & Partners)

The Featured Event Committee members will work on one or more of the following events:

  • TransManifest Live
  • Black Trans International Pageant
  • Black Trans Advocacy Awards Gala
  • Family Day
  • Black Diamond Ball
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