The Kansas City Metro NAPW Chapter Held a Networking Meeting in August To Set Goals and Seek Leadership

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The National Association of Professional Women’s Kansas City Local Chapter is looking for leaders to head up specific areas of the chapter and build active membership.

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We are looking to grow active membership and build upon the amazing group of women already participating in our meetings...

The Kansas City Metro NAPW Chapter held a meeting on August 31st, 2011. Members were nominated and selected to take on various leadership roles within the chapter.

“We are looking to grow active membership and build upon the amazing group of women already participating in our meetings,” said Anne Haynes, Chapter President.

The Chapter VP is Alisha Rice of CBM. The Chapter VP assists in managing meetings and in ensuring that national commitments are met. In this role, Alisha will work closely with the Chapter President, Anne Haynes, in all aspects of overseeing and managing the chapter efforts.

VP of Charity will manage the KC Metro NAPW chapter in supporting different charities in the Kansas City area. This leader will work closely with chapter leadership and committees to keep the chapter on schedule to reach our fundraising goals. The Chapter is still seeking a member to take on this role.

VP of Mentorship will become the chapter expert on mentorship programs within NAPW and in our local communities. The Chapter is still seeking a member to take on this role.

VP of Social Events is Joanne Pope of My Sisters & I Wedding Events & Trends. The Social Events VP will manage social activities supporting all chapter areas: charity, recruitment, mentorship and more.

VP of Membership and Recruitment is Shawn Boswell of Platinum Lady Cakes. The VP of Membership and Recruitment will manage our current membership communications and be the go-to person for membership inquires.

All of our fundraising efforts of charities will be managed by the VP of Finance. This person will help the chapter generate goals and give the chapter monthly updates on performance. All event receipts for national NAPW reimbursement will be managed by the VP of Finance. The Chapter is still seeking a member to take on this role.

VP of Digital Media is Diane Jones. Her responsibilities will include working with Anne Haynes to launch the chapter blog, monitor and manage social media profiles, build graphics and artwork for events. The group has purchased a domain name and hosting for a year and now is working on the website theme and logo design. Visit http://kansascitynapw.com/.

Each of these management roles will head up their own committees and report on their committee’s progress each month.

With a goal of 50 active members by January 2012, the KC Metro NAPW Chapter will be conducting monthly meetings at different locations. This will help existing member participation.

The titles created for the KC Metro NAPW Chapter are designed with the chapter’s growth in mind.

“As a chapter, we do not want to generate a rigid environment which has the ability to take the inspiration and fun out of our purpose,” Anne said.

Member Lisa Versch began creating community letters to help engage the community in fundraising for different charities.

For additional information regarding the NAPW Kansas City Metro Local Chapter and/or NAPW, please visit http://www.napw.com.

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