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Committees


The Women's Fund of Winston-Salem would not be able to do its work without the involvement of active volunteers who serve on the committees that guide the work of The Women’s Fund. If you have skills or interests that that fit with one of the committees below and would like to get more involved, please contact the committee chair of the committee you would like to join.  Below are 2017 Committee Chairs:


Events Committee

This committee is responsible for planning and organizing events, including the Annual Meeting of The Women’s Fund.  The committee seeks members who are interested in planning and carrying out events and those who possess skills in the disciplines of event coordination and management.
Chair:
 Amy Leander

Finance Committee
This committee is responsible for overseeing all of The Women’s Fund finances. The committee seeks members who possess skills accounting and financial management. 
Chair:  Margaret Leinbach

Grants Committee
This committee designs and implements the grant-making process. The committee seeks members who possess skills in the disciplines of grant writing, reviewing grants, and the topical areas that are the focus of the grant making.
Chair:
  Gwenn Clements

Inclusiveness Committee
This committee is responsible for ensuring the diversity of The Women’s Fund in membership, grant proposals received and grants awarded. The committee seeks members who possess skills in organizational development, team building, diversity training and interracial dialogue. Women and girls who work and/or live in highly diverse environments or who are known in our community for their commitment to diversity and inclusiveness would be considered assets to the committee as well. 
Chair:  Shawn Ricks

Leadership Development Committee
This committee is responsible for overseeing the recruitment and training of board and committee members for The Women’s Fund. The committee seeks members who possess skills in the disciplines of Leadership Development and training. 
Chair:  Amy Lytle

Membership Development Committee 
This committee oversees all membership recruitment activities. The committee recruits new members, develops and maintains a speakers bureau, and works to retain members. This committee seeks members to help plan recruiting opportunities and develop activities that keep members engaged.
Co-Chairs:  Amy Justice

Marketing and Public Relations Committee

This committee is responsible for both internal communications to members as well as external promotion of The Women’s Fund. The committee seeks members who possess skills in the disciplines of marketing, public relations, media relations, writing, and design. 
Chair:  Melody Thomson

Research, Education and Advocacy Committee
This committee is responsible for the collection and analysis of data and information regarding Forsyth County women and girls across The Women’s Fund focus areas.  The committee also develops educational events and advocacy activities focused on issues that impact women and girls.   The committee seeks members who possess basic or advanced skills in the disciplines of research and evaluation and/or who have a keen sense of the needs of women and girls in the community through their professional or private work.
Chair:  Paige Meltzer

Resource Development Committee
This committee oversees all fundraising, along with acquisition of gifts for The Women's Fund Endowment and special initiatives. This committee seeks members who have skills or interest in different types of fundraising.
Chair:  Claire Giffin
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