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These are the committees defined within Sioux Falls Business & Professional Women. Click the view members link or the committee name to see a list of committee members. If visible for a committee, click the More info to view additional information about the committee. If there are subcommitees, a list of subcommittees will be displayed. Click on the name of the subcommittee to view the members.
The elected officers, immediate past president, appointed parliamentarian and committee chairs of the organization shall constitute the executive committee.
The membership committee is responsible for recruiting new members, encouraging member participation and involvement in BPW activities, arranging locations and menus for member meetings, notifying all members of meetings, collecting meal payments, welcoming members and guests, coordinating public relations, including maintaining the organization’s website, social networking outlets, and informing local media of BPW programs and events, and hosting social and networking opportunities for members.
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The professional development committee is responsible for scheduling speakers and programs for monthly membership meetings, planning and facilitating the Professional Development Program, providing leadership development and mentoring opportunities for members, awarding annual scholarships in accordance with the bylaws.
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The finance committee shall review the proposed needs of BPW throughout the year and prepare an annual budget for the organization, have general supervision of all expenditures, and assist the organization in developing a sound financial policy. The committee shall audit the treasurer's records after the close of the fiscal year and prior to the August meeting, and shall report to the organization at the August regular meeting.
A Nominating Committee shall consist of three members, one of whom shall be a member of the Board of Directors. The Chair and one member, who shall not be members of the Board, shall be elected at the Annual Meeting. Nominations for these offices shall be made by the current Nominating Committee. The other member shall be appointed by the Board of Directors at the first regular meeting following July 1. Any vacancy on the Nominating Committee shall be filled by the Board of Directors. Suggestions for the nominations for officers may be sent to this committee by any voting member. Report of Nominating Committee and Nominations from the Floor: The report of the Nominating Committee of its nominations for Officers and the members of the succeeding Nominating Committee shall be sent to all members one month before the date of the Annual Meeting. The report of the Nominating Committee shall be presented to the Annual Meeting. Immediately following the presentation of this report, nominations may be made from the floor by any voting member provided the consent of the nominee shall have been secured.
Policy Committee