State Council Charter

Objective: To build the sense of IWFA ownership and connectively among members at a local level.

 

Chair of State Council: The Chair of the State Council will be appointed by resolution of the IWFA Board for a 2 year term.

 

Members: Members of the State Council will be identified by the State Chair and endorsed by the President of IWFA and advised by the Board of IWFA.

 

Accountability:

The State Councils will be accountable for:

  • Identification of potential nominations for new members for submission to the nominations committee. (Note – this does not exclude individual members from making nominations.
  • Induction for new members, including assignment of a buddy for each new member and hosting the new member’s events twice per year.
  • State based events, including dine arounds, with notification to the events committee and communications co-ordinator so that a national IWFA calendar can be maintained and circulated.
  • Encouraging members in their State to update their IWFA website profiles and to attend events.

 

The IWFA Board will be accountable for:

  • Strategy and evolution of the IWFA vision, activities and membership.
  • Approval for new members via the IWFA Nominations Committee.
  • IWFA governance.
  • IWFA financials.
  • Any external engagement, sponsorship or public comment.
  • Interactions with IWF Washington.

 

Meetings: As at discretion of the Chair.

Reporting: Updates and membership activities will be provided at each IWFA Board meeting.

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