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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 2023-2024

Leadership Team:

Bev Bitzegaio


Da'Vita Foushee




Penny Sunshine

1st Vice President

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Judi Gentleman

2nd Vice President

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Current list of 2024 members LINK

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Members are encouraged to get involved

through one or more committees. 



  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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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