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OFFICERS & COMMITTEES


GFWC North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club Officers for April 2016-April 2018

Sue BurgessSue Burgess
President presidentnmbwc@gmail.com
Photo ComingRuthie Robinette
Vice President
Membership Chair
mariajohnsonMaria Johnson
First Vice President
Program Chair
Photo ComingBarbara Stephens
Second Vice President
Newsletter
vp2nmbwc@gmail.com
Photo ComingDebbie Ritter
Corresponding Secretary
Photo ComingSherri Cato
Recording Secretary
Photo ComingTasha Savage
Treasurer
Janine Lawson
Parliamentarian
Brenda TarkentonBrenda Tarkenton
Parliamentarian
 

GFWC North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club Committees
April 2016-April 2018

North Myrtle Beach Woman's Club committee meeting.Advocacy for Children
(Serves as a liaison between club and community resources for Sea Haven, Children’s Recovery Center, SOS Autism, Girl Scouts, Children’s Advocacy Week, USO Reading Program)
Chairperson-Deborah Scholvin; Co-Chair-Karen Brown


Arts
(Supports community art education by supporting and bringing awareness to artistic events and endeavors such as St. Patrick’s Day Float and NMB Area Historical Museum)
Chairperson-Saundra Anthony


Budget and Finance
(Recommends charitable allocations, approves budget expenditures, and approves funding greater than $100)
Chairperson-Peggy Opitz


By-Laws
(Drafts changes to the club constitution and presents to full membership club for vote)
Chairperson-Brenda Tarkenton


Chaplin
(Responsible for devotions at club meetings)
Chairperson-Barbara McCahill


Communications & Publicity
(Maintains web site, social media, & facilitates publicity for club news and events in area news outlets) Chairperson-Juliet Casper


Conservation
(Supports community by participating in activities that preserve, maintain, and restore our natural resources; Manages the club’s commitment to NMB Adopt-A-Beach program; Collects plastic bags for Humane Society and Kind Keeper Animal Shelter; Oversees the collection and recycling of plastic bags and phone books projects; and participates in other local beautification projects)
Chairperson-Saundra Anthony


Education
(Organizes fundraisers and programs to promote education and literacy; collects items for “Tools for Schools” project; raises monies for scholarships, collects coats for kids; and acts as liaison between club and Teen Angel)
Chairperson-Dolores Craven


Christmas Wrap Fundraiser

Home Life
(Facilitates education and awareness of  health and wellness issues; provides volunteer opportunities for club members through community resources and projects; acts as a club liaison for North Strand Helping Hands, North Strand Housing Shelter, Habitat for Humanity, Flock Walk, Relay for Life and all other  health awareness issues and projects) Chairperson-Kelly Brown


Hospitality
(Coordinates dinner reservations for meetings; collects payment for dinners; assists corresponding secretary with Hands of Friendship initative; coordinates with Eastern District President for Eastern District meeting and Southern District Conference, and all club social events) Chairperson-Dolly McDermott


International Affairs
(Brings awareness and support to GFWC International Partnership Agencies that support healthy child development globally and strive to eliminate poverty, hunger, and easily preventable diseases thru programs such as Shot@Life, Operation Smile, UNICEF, and the Heifer Project.)
Chairperson-Janine Lawson


Membership
(Promotes club membership through recruitment activities; recognizes prospective members and educates members about membership expectations; oversees and maintains membership information; collects membership dues; completes membership reports to GFWC-SC; provides club nametags and update annual membership handbooks.)
Chairperson-Brenda Tarkenton


Nominating
(Prepares the slate of officers for upcoming elections; presents the slate of officers to board members at the February meeting and to the general  membership in writing prior to the March meeting; facilitates the voting process and oversees the vote count.
Chairperson-Janine Lawson


Public Issues
(Connects club members with projects and issues relating to civic and social responsibilities; brings awareness to issues concerning citizenship, military personnel, emergency and disaster preparedness; safety; crime prevention; coordinates activities related to GFWC-SC President’s projects including “What Color is Your Cancer?”, dyslexia awareness, and domestic violence.)
Chairperson-Cynthia Whitely


President’s Signature Project: Domestic Violence
(
Focuses on raising awareness of domestic violence; Partners with the City of NMB Department of Public Safety and other organizations to assist victims of domestic violence. Oversees ongoing club support for such programs and organizations as Victim’s Advocate Program, Center for Women and Children, Legislative Issues for Advocacy)
Chairperson-Janine Lawson


Reporting
(Compiles club information for quarterly and annual submissions to GFWC-SC board.)
Chairperson-Stephanie Williams


Ways & Means, Fundraising & Development
(Identifies and vets potential fundraising opportunities to present to the club for a vote.)
Chairperson-Jeri McCumbee; Co-Chair-Toni Phillips


Special Projects

Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes Committee (Ways and Means)
(Organizes, oversees, and promotes this annual fundraiser which is open to the community and is a self-guided tour of five private residences decorated for the Christmas season. Monies raised are through ticket sales, raffle drawing, and program sponsorships of this event.)
Chairperson-Traci Ross; Co-Chair-Dolly McDermott

Purses with Purpose Charity Event (Ways and Means)
(Organizes, oversees, and promotes this annual fundraiser which is open to the community  and is a live auction of donated handbags and purses and a silent auction of items and gift certificates collected from the community. There is also a jewelry raffle and door prizes. Monies raised are through ticket sales, sponsorships, and raffle drawing.)
Chairperson-Jeri McCumbee

Community Forums (Ways and Means)
(Designed to educate community on critical issues. TBD with committee members as needed.)
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