WWSU Board Members
The elected officers of Women of Wichita State University (WWSU) are the President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. These elected officers make up the Executive Commmittee for WWSU.
The President shall preside at all meetings, appoint all committee Chairs unless otherwise stated by the Bylaws, and have general supervision of all activities of the organization.
The First Vice President shall assist the President and, in the absence of the President, discharge her duties. The past President shall fill this position and be in charge of the annual membership drive. She shall distribute the membership list to members by email.
The Second Vice President shall assist the President and, in the absence of the President and First Vice President, shall discharge the duties of the President. She shall oversee the Social Chair and Fundraiser Chair.
The Secretary shall keep a record of all proceedings of the Executive Committee and Board meetings. She shall have charge of all organization correspondence.
The Treasurer shall be the custodian of all funds and financial records. She will be responsible for the collection and deposit all membership dues and deposits for all events. She shall keep an itemized account of all transactions and pay all authorized expenditures.
The appointed officers of WWSU consist of an Auditor, Courtesy Chair, Fundraiser Chair, Interest Group Chair, New Members Chair, Newsletter Chair, Scholarship Co-Chairs (for the WSU Dames, CUW and WWSU), Social Chair, and a Website/Publicity Chair.
The Auditor will coordinate an annual audit of the Treasurer’s records with the assistance of a faculty member in the Accounting Department at WSU by September 1 each year.
The Courtesy Chair will be responsible for the following based on the updates posted to her email and then to the website Courtesy section:
- Get well cards shall be sent to any member who is ill or hospitalized.
- A baby card shall be sent to any member upon the birth or adoption of a baby.
- Sympathy cards shall be sent upon the death of a member or the spouse and immediate family of a member.
- At the death of a member, $25 shall be donated to: Women of Wichita State University Current Scholarship Fund. For any life members, these funds will be donated in the organization they were awarded life membership.
- Children’s books shall be purchased and placed in WSU’s Ablah Library in honor of each of the following:
- the wife of each new University or female University President
- the out-going President of WWSU
- WSU staff or faculty who is a member of WWSU at her retirement
The Fundraiser Chair will be responsible for coordinating a minimum of two events annually to raise funds for the scholarships.
The Interest Group Chair will coordinate the activities of each established interest groups director. The Chair is also in charge of helping new groups form as interest indicates.
The New Members Chair will organize a welcome event for all new members and will maintain contact with these new members for a period of one year.
The Newsletter Chair shall provide pertinent information to the membership and publish a newsletter distributed by email three times a year.
The Executive Committee along with the Appointed Officers make up the Board for the Women of Wichita State University organization. The officers shall perform the duties prescribed by these Bylaws and Constitution adopted by this organization. The Board shall have general supervision of the affairs of WWSU between its business meetings/luncheons, establish the hour and place of meetings, make recommendations to the organization, and shall perform such other duties as are specified in the Bylaws.
2022-2023 WWSU Board Members
|1st Vice President||Patsy Selbyemail@example.com|
|2nd Vice President||Carryl Baldwinfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Secretary||Anne Marie Brownemail@example.com|
|Courtesy Chair||Darlene Dinkelfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Anne Marie Brown
|Interest Groups Chair||Twyla Hillemail@example.com|
|New Members Chair||Twyla Hillfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Newsletter Chair||Michelle DeHaven
|Publicity & Website Co-Chairs||
Anne Marie Brown
Anne Marie Brown
|Social Chair||Carryl Baldwinemail@example.com|
For more information about Interest Groups, visit our Interest Groups page.
|Book Club Chair(s)||
|Friends & Food Chair||Jill Fisherfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Lunch Bunch Chair(s)||
|New Members Chair||Twyla Hill||Twyla.email@example.com|
Auditing: Responsible for auditing financial records of the organization.
Courtesy: Responsible for the amenities of the organization.
Fundraiser: Responsible for the oversight of annual scholarship fundraising activities.
Chairs: Michelle DeHaven and Anne Marie Brown
Interest Groups: Sees that all active Interest Groups have a Chair, transmits all names of interested members to that Chair, and makes sure that all participants in the Interest Groups are members of the organization. The Chair is also in charge of helping new groups form as interest indicates. Chair: Twyla Hill
Membership: This committee shall keep a current file of all members. The First Vice-President is Chair: Patsy Selby
New Members: Committee to assist new members in getting acquainted with the group.
Chair: Twyla Hill
Newsletter: Provides pertinent information to the membership. Chair: Michelle DeHaven
Social: Responsible for providing programs for all meetings. Chair: Carryl Baldwin
Scholarship: Responsible for managing the WWSU funds and selecting recipients.
Chair: Anne Marie Brown
Website/Publicity: Maintains the website. Co-Chairs: Michelle DeHaven and Anne Marie Brown