The Women’s Business Council – Southwest encourages its member to get involved. Committee participation is an excellent way to utilize your membership, meet fellow members and support the WBCS mission.

Please complete the form below if you would like to be contacted about how you can get involved.

On-Going Committees:

  • New Member Engagement
    Actively engage new members through their first year of certification, assisting them through the onboarding process and sharing ways to get involved with the Council. Event attendance is required, including the bi-annual new member reception.
    Time commitment: 2-4 hours per month
  • Sponsorship
    Share event sponsorship and bundle opportunities with Council members during the fall. Company sponsorship is required.
    Time commitment: 2-4 hours per month, September - December
  • Events
    Assist with the planning and execution of Council events and programs. Tasks include organizing event logistics, soliciting items for auctions/raffles, marketing and more. Event attendance is required.
    Time commitment: 2-4 hours per month*
    *Time commitment may vary depending on the event’s needs. Committees meet no more than 6 months prior to the event.
    • Parade of Stars Awards Gala
      Features an elegant evening of networking and an awards ceremony that celebrates outstanding WBCS members. Held annually in February.
    • Business Works Expo
      Features a half-day trade fair, matchmaker sessions and business development workshops with a luncheon. Held annually in the third quarter.
  • Day-of-Event Support
    Help with day-of-event needs including greeters, registration, raffle sales, set-up and more. Volunteers are expected to cover their own event admissions.
    Time commitment: 1-2 hours per event
  • Programs
    Suggest and vet speaker and topic recommendations for application in WBCS programming. Volunteers are responsible for providing a minimum of five recommendations annually and participation in monthly Table Topics Luncheons (February - November). Committee will meet in November for a planning session of the upcoming event calendar.
    Time commitment: 2-4 hours per month
  • Certification Site Visitors
    Conduct site visits following WBE applicant file reviews. Appointments are scheduled by the volunteer and the applicant at a mutually convenient time. Training is provided.
    Time commitment: 1-3 hours per month

Please contact us if you have suggestions for meeting locations, guest speakers or donation items for a raffle.