Oxford Women In Networking (OWIN) is seeking nominations for its 2018-2020 Board of Directors.
Through your participation on the Board of Directors of Oxford Women In Networking, you will have opportunities of growth, self-development, and understand the life cycle of membership; engagement from prospect to member to leader to mentor.
This is essential to the management of Oxford Women In Networking. More importantly it builds trust between members and ensures the success of OWIN in the present and future!
As a Volunteer Board, we are always learning from each other, sharing a vision for Women in our community! We strive to connect, be diverse through a provision of interesting and informative programs, and for high-quality communications while supporting one another as we learn, share and grow together!
As a Board Member of OWIN, you will work with a group of women who continue to invest their time and energy to make this a welcoming place for new members to come, and thrive to keep a great networking group available!
- The Board maintains our Vision, Strategy, Mission and Mandate.
- The Board positions are a two-year commitment.
- The Board meets once a month.
OWIN’s Vision: To be the forum for women to develop personally and professionally.
OWIN’s Strategy: To create opportunities to learn and grow through mentoring, events, teamwork, networking and friendships in a non-competitive environment.
OWIN's Mission: To respect every woman and encourage her to grow through meeting, connecting, networking, and learning from one another.
OWIN’s Goals: To expand our community of members from Oxford County and surrounding area through provision of interesting and informative programs, high quality communications, supporting one another businesses as we learn and grow together.
OWIN’s Programming: Oxford Women in Networking hosts four signature events throughout the year
Board Positions available are:
Accounting back ground is required for this position!
Candidates must have knowledge of all aspects of accounting, be able to work closely with the President and Past President, and learn how the Star Chapter system works. This position is detailed and requires a couple of hours of your time weekly, learning the Star Chapter Back Office.
Must have served in another OWIN Board position for one year.Works closly with the President and Past President.Available for training of the Star Chapter System.
Candidates must be able to record and write minutes of Board Meetings. Training in our Star Chapter system will be required to learn how to send, create emails, and meetings.
Although the other Board positions are filled, we always appreciate if members are able to volunteer. We are looking for OWIN members to assist on the following Committees:
An opportunity to learn how our membership system works with our Star Chapter program, to assist the Membership Director with membership renewals, up to date records, and at events.
An opportunity to learn how to set up and plan events for our four annual meetings, plus ad hoc meetings. From initial events committee meetings, organization, contact of speakers, securing the venue, planning the meals, decor to set up and take down of the event.
If you would like to join the Board, contact a Board member to discuss nominating yourself for a position or please submit names of those whom you would like to represent your interests on the OWIN Board.
If you are unsure, contact a current Board member who will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Job Descriptions and Nomination forms are available by request and will be emailed out later this month.
Judith Fleming ~ Past President