THE BOARD OF WEST POINT WOMEN IS LOOKING FOR NEW BOARD MEMBERS! 

Each year West Point Women, Inc. holds our annual Board of Directors election. Each position is a 2-year term, except officer positions (President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary) which are 3-year terms. The new Board is effective November 1, 2019. The board meets monthly telephonically, on the second Monday of each month. Additionally, an in-person planning conference is held annually, usually at West Point in October or November.  This year it will be held on October 10, 2019, at Herbert Hall at West Point.

We are looking for proactive and motivated West Point Women graduates who share the vision of connecting, inspiring, and leading the Long Gray Line of women graduates - to serve as West Point Women, Inc. board members.

This year the available Board positions are:

  • President – 3-year term
  • Secretary – 3-year term
  • Mentorship Chair – 2-year term
  • Fundraising Chair – 2-year term
  • Regional Events Chair – 2-year term
  • Communications Chair – 2-year term


*Detailed board position descriptions can be found on page 2 of the attached application West_Point_Women_BOD_Election_Application_2019.doc *
click to download the application.

Submit your application and brief bio via email (Subject Line: WPW Elections 2019) NLT 30 September 2019 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sincerely,

Lisa M. Benitez & Heather Seminelli

Election Committee Chairs
www.westpointwomen.org

 

 

2019 Board Nomination Application

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Please include a resume or bio with this form and email both documents to: BOD@westpointwomen.org

President– The President is the chief executive officer of the Corporation and shall, subject to control of the Board, have general supervision, direction and control of the business and affairs of the Corporation. The President (or Vice President) shall give, or cause to be given, notice of all the meetings of the Board of Directors required by these Bylaws. The President shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors perform all duties attendant to that office and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors.

Secretary – 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.

Communications Chair – 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.

Fundraising Chair – 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./p>

Regional Events Chair – 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.

Mentorship Chair – The Mentorship Chair is responsible for facilitating mentoring opportunities within WPW. 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 Chair may also identify other opportunities to promote and facilitate mentoring among WPW.

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