READY TO
GET INVOLVED

FIRST

THEN

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Leadership

Our Executive Board manages the organization in collaboration with committees and members. The Board is elected by voting members every two years. All members are invited to run for a leadership position.

DWCHC 2020-2022

Leadership Team:

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Bev Bitzegaio

President

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Da'Vita Foushee

1st Vice President

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Deborah Young

2nd Vice President

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Carole Dwyer

Treasurer

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Donna Dodson

Secretary

Committees 

 

Members are encouraged to get involved

through one or more committees. 

 

ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATIONS

  • Track news and events related to women’s issues and inform members via social media and/or email.

  • Call members to action for selected issues as needed. Inform members of online petitions at the national and state level.

  • Oversee activities that build and support interactions within DWC and with other Democratic organizations.

  • Assign liaisons to attend key city and county meetings.


COMMUNITY OUTREACH

  • Organize opportunities for DWC to connect with other organizations and participate in community events.

  • Support needs of other organizations through collections or disseminating information at our general meetings.

  • Assist in planning annual EXPO and other events.

FUNDRAISING

  • Work with the Scholarship Committee to sell ads for Scholarship booklet.

  • Organize 50/50 raffles at general meetings.

  • Develop, implement and manage new fundraising ideas, i.e. selling promo items, fundraising events.

  • Collaborate with membership committee to combine fundraising and membership drives.


MEMBERSHIP

  • Manage membership database and official roster of voting members.

  • Notify members about upcoming meetings, event and official organization business.

  • Provide membership applications and other materials at all meetings.

  • Notify all members that annual dues are payable in January and facilitate collection of dues with the Treasurer.

  • Coordinate distribution of permanent name badges for Voting Members.

  • Develop ways to engage members in the organization.


SCHOLARSHIP PROJECT

  • Determine the topic of the written competition in collaboration with the Executive Board.

  • Promote essay contest to high school students. Distribute applications and guidelines to the HCSC high schools.

  • Recruit judges and provide guidelines and scoring rubrics to facilitate judging.

  • Coordinate collection of applications and communicate with applicants, their schools and judges.

  • Select winners based on results of judging and notify winners and their schools.

  • Coordinate with winning students to present at DWC meeting.

  • Arrange with the participating high schools for awards presentation.

  • Create scholarship booklet with winning essays and ads to disseminate via print and electronic.

  • Promote winners through social media and press.

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