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Standing CommitteesDescription & Responsibilities2019-2020 Leadership
Bylaws & Parliamentarian Advises the board on parliamentarian rules and keeps current records of chapter bylaws and standing rules. Updates regional and national chairs as needed and prepares quarterly chapter excellence report. A Parliamentarian must be present at all Board and General meetings. Prefer two Co-Parliamentarians in the event one is not able to make it to a meeting. Melody Mabe  
Membership All members are part of this committee! Committee chairs are responsible for reaching out to prospective members to answer any questions about membership.  Send welcome email packet to all new members, conduct new member installation and announce NAWIC anniversaries at monthly meetings.  Hold new member orientations and mentor new members.   Katie Wheeling            
Professional Development & Education (PD&E) Identify and coordinate a speaker/program for each meeting. Ensure the meeting location is set up with any AV needs for the speaker. Initiate and promote the educational programs offered by the National Education Foundation (NEF), and provide assistance to those members participating in certification courses. Send event details to the Communications committee for Eventbrite and Mailchimp set up. Jackie Stern

Tanya Boone (Co-Chair)
Special CommitteesDescription & Responsibilities2019-2020 Leadership
AuditReviews the Chapter’s books of the previous fiscal year to ensure entries are backed up and allocated to appropriate budgeted items. Rachel Saunders
NEF/Block KidsBlock Kids is the Elementary School Lego construction competition, open to 1st-6th graders.  The event typically takes place during the first quarter.

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Community EngagementThis committee is responsible for arranging community service activities for the chapter.Katie Smith
Friendship/Hospitality This committee is responsible for recognizing member birthdays and other events such as get well, sympathy, etc.  Hospitality – Coordinate with meeting location regarding the menu, headcount, special needs, etc. Welcome and check-in members and guests at monthly meetings. Coordinate with Treasurer to reconcile any outstanding ticket sales and present final count to Treasurer at the meeting ends for payment to the meeting location. Provide monthly attendance to the President for the meeting. Share the guest list with Membership for follow-up.  Organize and coordinate any raffles or giveaways. Ruthie Costello

Diana Stokes
Safety/HealthProvide a monthly article for the Chapter newsletter on a topic of interest. Distribute relevant safety/health information to members. This committee may work with the PD&E Chair to provide Safety/Health topic for a monthly program.TBD
CommunicationsSet up Eventbrite for events and distribute announcements via Mailchimp.  Receive event information from respective committee chairs. Update website with meeting dates, events, board members, etc.Katie Smith
MarketingThis committee is responsible for promoting NAWIC including social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn).  Prepare press releases for chapter events (e.g. Block Kids, WIC Week, etc.) and have them published locally.Katie Smith
ScholarshipThis committee is responsible for reviewing guidelines and making recommendations to the Board if changes are needed.  Responsible for distributing application and guidelines to area schools and community groups and answering questions from applicants. Presents applications to Board to vote and notifies recipients. Coordinates presenting scholarships to winners at the monthly meetings.

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Jackie Stern

Tanya Boone

Rachel Saunders
Strategic PlanningTBDTBD
Ways & Means (Golf Tournament)The committee oversees and coordinates events/fundraisers by delegating tasks to volunteers. The Golf Tournament is the primary fundraiser for the chapter so all members are needed to participate.Suzi Harvey

Diana Stokes

2020 WIC Week
Chapter Support
Design DraftingNEF Design drafting coordination with local schools – high school and collegeDiana Stokes

Jackie Stern
Spring Conference Planning Plan and coordinate annual Chapter events including joint events with other NAWIC chapters, organizations, and associations.Melody Mabe

Katie Wheeling
Nominating CommitteeResponsible for developing and presenting the slate for Chapter Officer and Director positions to board and membership for voting.TBD