officers & Committees
Officers are elected by a majority vote and serve for a term of two years. To be an officer, members must be in good standing according to the Club’s governing body, the by-Laws.
MWDC has eight standing committees. The chair of each committee is appointed by the President and serves for a term of two years. The standing committees are:
Amenities – regularly reviews and updates amenities criteria and sends out notifications and well wishes to membership regarding illnesses, deaths, marriages, and births.
By-Laws – receives proposed amendments from regular members in good standing and presents them to the membership for vote; reviews existing Bylaws and whenever necessary, draws up proposed revisions for presentation to the membership for vote; and files amendments with the appropriate DC agencies.
Communication – disseminates information on events and activities sponsored by MWDC, DCFDW, NFDW, and other organizations with similar interests.
Fundraising – develops and implements activities and events to raise funds to support approved programs and responsibilities.
Legislative – monitors relevant local and federal legislation and reports on developments at regular Club meetings.
Membership – receives and acknowledges all applications for membership; plans an orientation for all new members; plans membership recruitment drives; plans an annual installation ceremony for new members to be held in March; ensures that all new members receive copies of the History of the Club, the Constitution and Bylaws, and other relevant materials; and seeks to reactivate delinquent members pursuant to the Constitution and Bylaws.
Program – plans, organizes, and presents special programs during the club year.
Women In Blue – advocates on behalf of the Club’s policy priorities.
*Taken from our current bylaws.