Please feel free to contact any Board Member by using your Membership Handbook for contact information.
Interested in serving on the Board or on Board Committees? Contact President Norma Portnoy ([email protected]).
|President||Norma Portnoy||Provide overall leadership for the UWC. Lead board meetings. Attend all lecture lucheons and other events.|
|President-Elect||Andie Kutinsky||Assist president. Chair ad hoc committees.|
|Past President||Tamera Van Spriell||Attend Board Meetings|
|Secretary||Karen Bell||Attend all Board meetings and Lecture Luncheons, record minutes, and distribute them to the Board.|
|Treasurer||Frieda Holley||Maintain financial records, provide monthly reports to the Board, coordinate audit, and submit 990 tax return. Manage PayPal account.|
|Secretary-Elect||Kathleen Salzberg||Watch and learn. Fill in as needed.|
|Treasurer-Elect||Frieda Holley||Watch and learn. Fill in as needed.|
|Advisory/Parliamentarian||Frieda Holley||Attend Board meetings and advise as needed.|
|Acknowledgements||Merry Bullock||Acknowledge members' life events and larger donations.|
|Directory||Diana King||Compile and distribute an electronic directory of all members|
|Email Communications||Berry Todd||Send notices to members of announcement and upcoming events.|
|Photography Chair||Anne Hudson||Take or acquire photos (via a committee of photographers) from all Lecture Luncheons and events. Try to acquire photos of all interest groups and members of the UWC Executive Board. Put photos into online storage system. Prepare annual book.|
|Honors Reception||Karen Haimes||Coordinate Honors Reception. Attend Honors reception in May.|
|Interest Groups||Linda Nordberg||Coordinate interest group chairs and assist at the Membership Coffee. Coordinate update of Interest Group information for MESSAGES and the website.|
|Margaret Willard Award||Andie Kutinsky||Solicit nominations, evaluate and select winner. Attend Honors Reception in May.|
|Membership||Arlene Gerwin||Maintain membership database, provide monthly reports, collect dues. Assist at the membership coffee.|
|MESSAGES||Merry Bullock||Create and distribute monthly MESSAGES newsletter|
|New Members||Becky Palmer||Assist at the Membership Coffee and plan New Member Wine and Cheese event.|
|Nominating Committee||Norma Portnoy and Tamera Van Spriell||Coordinate selection process for elected positions.|
|Opera Brunch||Sandra Johnson||Coordinate luncheon event and opera ticket sales. Attend Opera brunch in March.|
|Program Committee||Chair: Sharon Nehls|
Lecture Registration: Lynne Barnett
UMC Liason: Tamera Van Spriell
|Select, engage and introduce speakers, prepare descriptions, posters, plan luncheons. With President, plan for Membership Coffee.
Organize Registration and payments (if needed), and prepare name tags.
Work with UMC staff for dates and catering.
|Directory and Repository (Non-board)||Diana King||Prepare contact listing of UWC Members; Coordinate yearly collating of annual reports into repository.|
|Scholarship Committee||Marge Riddle||Coordinate selection process in January-March. Coordinate introduction of scholarsdhip winners at the Scholarship Luncheon in April.|
|Scholarship Luncheon||Jonette Lucia||Coordinate Scholarsgip Luncheon in April, including developing fashion show. Attend Scholarship Luncheon.|
|Website||Joyce Spencer||Manage website including writing, design and content.|
|Zoom Master||Merry Bullock||Coordinate events held on Zoom|
|Zoom Coordinator and HHTT Conversations (non Board)||Kathy Randall||Schedule zoom calls for interest groups and individuals|
The UWC has a long history of strong women leaders, dating back to the first UWC President, Mrs. Margaret Willard, who served from 1918-1919. Our annual Margaret Willard Award is named in honor of this pioneering woman.