Membership and Structural Development

Executive Founding Body (EFB) 

Founded December 2009 on the business social media site, Linkedin, Loretta Green-Williams founded Women of Concern Professionals and Strategic Conscious Networking.  The original founding professional women that were invited by Green-Williams to become the Founding Body are:  Loretta N. Green-Williams, Founder/Board CEO, K. Foppe Beaton, National President, Antia Hicks, Tina Flores.

Meeting Guidelines:

1-      Responsible for overseeing the vision and operational content of Women of Concern Professionals and Strategic Conscious Networking.

2-      Provide proper financial vision and oversight.

3-      Developnthe annual budget ensuring that proper financial controls are in place.

4-      The EFB shall remain in tack as Lifetime Charter members and shall rotate 4-yrear opportunities to sit on the Bylaws and Proceedual Committee, Board of Directors, and the International Congress Committee.

5-      The EFB shall screen and select the Chief Executive Officer that shall submit to the ICC for evaluated selection from the NGC.

6-      EFB meetings shall take place once monthly, through conference call or public meeting for the purpose to maintaining continue dialogue on the growth of WOCP/SCN.

7-      EFB minutes will be public domain for all WOCP/SCN members in good standing.

8-      Each EFB shall be responsible for and/or support two major public relations and convene one fundraiser event per year.

Member Responsibility: 

9-      Display and exemplify positive business practices.

10-   Be available for two International Board Conference Calls per year.

11-   Attend International Biennial Conference.

12-   Oversee assign and sit on two Regional Committee Boards.

13-   Charter Fees paid in full prior to second International Board Conference Call.

  • International Chartered Board Member is a gifted seat presented by founder, Loretta Green-Williams.
    • Board membership shall be approved by Executive Body.
    • ICB will have voting rights for a first-term only.
    • Display and exemplify positive business practices.
    • Be available for two International Board Conference Calls per year.
    • Attend International Biennial Conference.

International Chapters

Africa:  Global South (R10-GS),Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa

Southern Africa, Western Africa. OceaniaAustralia and New Zealand, Polynesia

Americas:  Global West (R9-GW), Latin America, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America

Asia Global East (R8-GE), Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Melanesia

Europe (Global North (R11-GN), Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe

SECTION TWO

International Congress Committee (ICC):  The ICC purpose is to assure that all global members have a voice as a WOCP/SCN member in order that we can achieve our vison, directions and goals.  The ICC is international representation of all eleven (11) Regions for the purpose of developing collaborative economic sustainability for global community growth.  ICC general meeting will take place at the governing ICC host Bieannial Congress Conference, which is every even year.

Board Criteria and Meeting Guidelines:

1-      Determine implantation of mission and purpose. It is the board’s responsibility to recreate and review the statement of mission and purpose that articulates the organization’s goals, means, and primary constituents served.

2-      Boards will reach a consensus of the chief executive’s responsibilities and undertake into careful consideration that will support the finding of the most qualified individual for the position.

3-      Support and evaluate the chief executive. The board should ensure that the chief executive has the moral and professional support he or she needs to further the goals of the organization.

4-      ICC shall meet during the International Conference, and shall be provided with a travel allotment from their Regional representation.

5-      ICC Board membership is $500 board seat that is applicable to the two-year seat.

 

Bylaws and Proceedual Committee (BPC):  The Bylaw and Proceedual Committee is a subcommittee of ICC with the responsibity to:

1-      Develop, as well as address issues and questions related to the rules affliated that included Code of Ethics for Women of Concern Professionals and Strategic Conscious Networking.

2-      Provide guidance to the board of directors and address operational questions¸when arise.

3-      Shall consist of three (3) elected Regional Committee members, 1 (one) appointed WOCPSCN member and one (1) Executive Founding Body member.

4-      Appointed and elected seats shall be held for two (2) terms.

5-      Shall meet twice a year, one by conference and during the National Conference.


SECTION THREE

National Governing Committee (NGC):  The NGC purpose is to assure that all national members have a voice as a WOCP/SCN member in order that we can achieve our vison, directions and goals.  NGC added purpose to develop collaborative economic sustainability for regional, local community growth that shall represent the seven (7) national regions of WOCP/SCN.

1-      NGC shall hold their biennial meeting during the National Confernce, which is every odd year.

2-      Ensure effective planning of membership actively participation that will enhance revenue development and financial distributions.

3-      Monitor, and strengthen national programs and services.

4-      Responsibility to determine which programs are consistent with the organization’s mission and monitor their effectiveness.

5-      Ensure and secure adequate financial resources for the organization to fulfill its mission.

6-      Protect assets and provide proper financial oversight.

7-      Assist in developing the annual budget and ensuring that proper financial controls are in place.

8-      Annual Membership is $400 board position that is applicable for two years.

 

SECTION FOUR

Regional Committee Presidents (RCP)

RCP are local presidents that are responsible for Local Chapter representation.  The purpose of RCP is to develop local representation for Chapters in order to allow economic sustainalbity for community growth.

1-      Their meetings shall take place at the descrition of the Committee with one-vote system for Committee Leads:  Lead President, Lead Vice-President; Lead Secreatary; Lead Treasurer.

2-      Have a responsibility to articulate prerequisites for candidates, orient new members, and periodically and comprehensively evaluate their own performance.

3-      Ensure legal and ethical integrity.

4-      Responsible for adherence to legal standards and ethical norms.

5-      Enhance the organization’s public standing.

6-      Shall have general board meeting every-other-month.

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8-      The board should clearly articulate the organization’s mission, accomplishments, and goals to the public and garner support from the community.

 

Board Criteria and Meeting Guidelines:

Basic responsibilities of NGC Board

1-      Determine implantation of mission and purpose. It is the board’s responsibility to recreate and review the statement of mission and purpose that articulates the organization’s goals, means, and primary constituents served.

2-      Select the chief executive. Boards must reach consensus on the chief executive’s responsibilities and undertake a careful search to find the most qualified individual for the position.

3-      Support and evaluate the chief executive. The board should ensure that the chief executive has the moral and professional support he or she needs to further the goals of the organization.

4-      Ensure effective planning. Boards must actively participate in an overall planning process and assist in implementing and monitoring the plan’s goals.

5-      Monitor, and strengthen programs and services. The board’s responsibility is to determine which programs are consistent with the organization’s mission and monitor their effectiveness.

6-      Ensure adequate financial resources. One of the board’s foremost responsibilities is to secure adequate resources for the organization to fulfill its mission.

7-      Protect assets and provide proper financial oversight. The board must assist in developing the annual budget and ensuring that proper financial controls are in place.

8-      Build a competent board. All boards have a responsibility to articulate prerequisites for candidates, orient new members, and periodically and comprehensively evaluate their own performance.

9-      Ensure legal and ethical integrity. The board is ultimately responsible for adherence to legal standards and ethical norms.

10-   Enhance the organization’s public standing. The board should clearly articulate the organization’s mission, accomplishments, and goals to the public and garner support from the community.

 

Charter Regional President Council (CRPC) is by invitiation from founder, Loretta Green-Williams.  While this Council will not have any voting relationship at any level, this is a covenant position because it will be considered as an advisory board to the Founder.  Its purpose is to  encourage the growth of WOCP/SCN, and help to develop new concepts for new directions for the organization.  Each appointed member shall hold their position on the Council until they determine to relinquish the role.  The will meet when selected by the Founder.

Local/City Chapter:  The Chapter shall be the collaborative effort of local professionals and business people for the purpose of establishing economic sustainability for community growth.

MEMBERSHIP GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

•           International Congress Committee:  Global Regional Presence 11 Elected; 3 Appointed

(R1-Northeast, R2-Mid-Atlantic, R3-Southeast, R4-Southwest, R5-West, R6-Central, R7-Mid-West; Global East (GE-R8), Global North-(GN-R9), Global South (GS-R10), Global West (GW-R11)

•           Develop Regional Committee Presidents

Regional Chapters that will include 6 to 8 states (R1-Northeast, R2-Mid-Atlantic, R3-Southeast, R4-Southwest, R5-West, R6-Central, R7-Mid-West).

•           Create Local Chapters.

•           WOCP& SCN will be established through charter agreement through the Executive Founding Body (Marcia Ventura, Anita Martin (Secretary), Tina Flores, Kim Mallory (President), Loretta Green-Williams (Visionary).

•           Create business alliances with Chamber of Commerce, state, local, and city entities, etc.

•           Design a format that is compatible for each Region and Local/City Chapter.

•           Develop business connections that will support economic sustainability among businesses.

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