The Board of West Point Women Is Looking for New Board Members!
Who: Seeking applications from proactive and motivated West Point Women Graduates who share the vision of connecting, inspiring, and leading the long grey line of women graduates - to serve as West Point Women, Inc. board members.
What: West Point Women, Inc. Election 2017
Each year we hold our Board of Directors election. Each position is a 2-year term, except officer positions (President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary) which are 3 years. We are looking for leaders who will assist us in moving the organization forward.
Available Board Positions
The Secretary shall keep, or cause to be kept, the minutes of all meetings and decisions of the Board of Directors in the books proper for that purpose. The Secretary shall keep, or cause to be kept, a register showing the names of the Board of Directors and their addresses. The Secretary shall have such other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors.
The Communications Chair will be responsible to insure that West Point Women has a comprehensive communication strategy that is in-line with the WPW mission. The Chair will insure the coordination of social media, periodic news updates, and website updates by the webmaster.
The Fundraising Chair will be responsible for establishing the WPW fundraising strategy, annual and long-term goals, and working with the Communications Chair to communicate these goals to WPW members. The Fundraising Chair will form a fundraising committee. The fundraising committee may consist of WPW Board members, as well as WPW members who are not serving on the board. The size of the committee will be at the discretion of the Fundraising Chair. All mass fundraising communications must be in line with WPW’s mission, and be approved by the WPW President. The Fundraising Chair will work closely with the WPW Treasurer.
The Events Chair will be responsible for connecting WPW members, through worldwide WPW events and networking. The Events Chair will act as a liaison between the WPW Board and any planning committees responsible for coordinating Women’s Conferences/Workshops at West Point. The Events Chair will form a committee of WPW members, which is responsible for planning and coordinating WPW events and providing updates of those events to the Communications Chair for distribution to WPW members. The size of the committee will be at the discretion of the Events Chair. The Events Chair will establish an annual and long-term events calendar, which are continually updated. All events and planning must be in line with WPW’s mission.
The Webmaster is responsible for keeping the WPW website(s) current regarding content, products, and systems information, acting as a liaison with our third party web designer, and for providing input to the Communications Director for the communication strategy. A technical knowledge of web design is not required, and a marketing mindset is preferred.
Academy Women Coordinator
The Academy Women Coordinator will be the liaison between WPW and Academy Women. This position requires the individual to be knowledgeable of the annual goals of WPW and provide recommendations to the President and to the WPW Board of how to best support Academy Women goals that serve the needs of USMA. This position will support the President.
The Mentorship Coordinator is responsible for facilitating mentoring opportunities within West Point Women. This includes managing and implementing a mentoring platform, matching West Point women who request a mentor outside of the e-mentoring program, and facilitating any in-person opportunities (via conference or networking sessions) to encourage mentorship. The Mentorship Coordinator may also identify other opportunities to promote and facilitate mentoring among West Point women.
You may do so by:
1. Fill out online : Online Application
2. Download and email: 2017 WPW Board Application
Alternatively, you may fill out the online application located in the drop down menu below "Elections".
The new Board will become effective November 1.
Where: Monthly Board meetings are held telephonically, on the second Monday of each month. Additionally, an in-person planning conference is held annually. This year it will be held on November 10, 2017 at AOG at West Point.