COMMITTEES

Committees

Committee Meetings are held at each national meeting, usually after the Executive Committee meeting, but prior to the Board of Directors meeting.  The purpose of the committee meetings is to review procedures and programs of the United States Women of Today and to make recommendations for additions or changes; this includes changes to the bylaws and policies.

All members of the Board of Directors serve on one or more committees.  These committee assignments are made shortly after the Annual Convention in June.  General members may also serve on national committees upon request and approval by the national president.

Bylaw Review Committee-

This committee consists of the Parliamentarian (chair), past Parliamentarian and three (3) state presidents.  This committee is charged with reviewing the current bylaws and policies of the organization for accuracy and needed changes.  They also review the existing and proposed manuals. 

Chair:  Parliamentarian

Elections Committee-

This committee consists of the Chairman of the Board (chair) and four (4) other members appointed by the chairman.  They meet at Midyear Meeting for the purpose of reviewing election rules and to set up guidelines for the upcoming campaign.  This committee also arranges and supervises a caucus that is held the day preceding the Annual Elections.  This caucus will allow convention attendees to hear the viewpoints of all candidates that are running for national office. 

Chair:  Chairman of the Board

Finance Committee-

This committee consists of the Treasurer (chair), the past Treasurer, President, one (1) other executive council member and three (3) state presidents.  This committee is charged with reviewing current finances and making budgetary recommendations concerning the national store, executive council expenditures and other matters of financial concerns.  They also review the existing and proposed manuals.

Chair:  Treasurer

Membership Committee-  

This committee consists of the Membership Vice President (chair), the past membership vice president, all directors and three (3) state presidents.  This committee reviews all existing and proposed manuals and promotes membership and chapter management.

Chair: Membership Vice President

Dues Billing Committee-

This committee consists of the President, Membership Vice President, Treasurer, past membership vice president and three (3) Membership and Finance Committee members.  The contract for Dues Billing is open for bids and negotiation every three years.  The committee reviews the bids and presents its recommendation to the Board of Directors for approval at Midyear Meeting.  This committee is a sub-committee of the Membership and Finance Committees.

Chair:  Membership Vice President

 

Extensions Committee-

This committee consists of the Extensions Director (chair), and ten (10) Women of Today members appointed by the President.  This committee supports states in extension efforts and may do a state extension.  This committee is a sub-committee of the Membership Committee.

Chair:  Extensions Director

 

Future Directions Committee-

This committee consists of the Chairman of the Board (chair), one (1) executive council member, three (3) state presidents and five (5) other Women of Today members who serve a two-year term.  This committee reviews current programs and practices of the organization and makes recommendations for changes.

Chair:  Chairman of the Board

 

Marketing Committee-

This committee consists of the Public Relations Director (chair), immediate past public relations director, the Chairman of the Board and the current and past Public Relations Directors.  A minimum of six (6) other Women of Today members shall be appointed by the President to serve two-year alternating terms.  This committee shall develop and implement ideas for marketing the United States Women of Today as well as a final decision and approval of the convention Buckets of Sunshine bid.  This committee is a sub-committee of the Future Directions Committee and a representative shall serve on the Future Directions Committee.

Chair: Public Relations Director

 

Program Study Committee-

This committee consists of the Programming Vice President (chair), the past programming vice president, all program managers and three (3) state presidents.  This committee reviews current programming areas and makes recommendations for changes. 

Chair:  Programming Vice President


MARKETING COMMITTEE MTG MINUTES - JUNE, 2013

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