Committees

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If you are interested in getting more involved with the WBC and getting more out of your membership, consider joining one of our committees. Committee involvement is a great way to meet other members and we have many different roles to suit your skill set and schedule.

If interested please contact the Committee Chair via email to register your interest. You should also feel free to talk to our Committee Chairwomen at any of our events.

Events Committee

Co-Chaired by Board Members Dana Bober (dana.lombardo-bober@ey.com) and Allison Poliniak-Cusic (allison.poliniak@wellsfargo.com) the Events Committee plans monthly events for the Women’s Bond Club, working closely with the corporate member firms that sponsor and host the events. The committee may also be involved with some of the smaller, targeted events that are held each year. Committee work includes identifying corporate member firms to host events and assisting the host with brainstorming concepts for each event. In instances where there are two or more corporate sponsors for an event, the ability to facilitate communication and coordination is required. Committee members may also be called upon at the actual events to help register attendees and answer questions.

We need three volunteers who have some knowledge of event planning, strong attention to detail and in general, the ability and desire to attend as many events as possible. We also have a renewed focus on obtaining, interpreting and utilizing attendance metrics for more targeted planning opportunities. The time commitment averages 2 to 3 hours per event. Participation can be performed individually or as part of a team of committee members. Most of the required participation can be done over the telephone with occasional in-person meetings. The committee meets monthly either in-person or via conference call.

For more information on specific EVENTS volunteer opportunities and the required skills, CLICK HERE

Community Outreach Committee

Co-Chaired by Board members Alex Paladino (alexandra.paladino@thomsonreuters.com) and Donna Wilson (donna_wilson@invesco.com), this committee runs the Club’s charitable giving program as well as the scholarship, mentoring and internship jobs programs. Your involvement would include working directly with promising young women interested in building a career in business and finance, liaising with charitable organizations, coordinating scholarship and mentoring programs and more. Interested members may join any one of the four sub committees: Scholarship Program, Mentorship, Internship/Jobs and Charitable Giving. The time commitment can range between 2 to 10 hours per month depending upon your role and planned activities. Monthly meetings are held via conference call with quarterly optional in-person sessions.

For more information on specific COMMUNITY OUTREACH volunteer opportunities and the required skills, CLICK HERE

Marketing & Communications Committee

Chaired by Board Member Amy Yan (amy.yan@baml.com) and Humera Oazi (hqazi@kpmg.com). This committee runs all marketing and communications associated with the Women’s Bond Club and is responsible for promoting the Club and brand: “Lead. Learn. Return.” As a team we manage on-going responsibilities as well as special projects. Our regular duties predominantly center on written communication and we are now embarking upon multimedia platforms. We chronicle each of our educational events and work with liaisons to obtain stories on our community outreach and other programs. We are also responsible for maintaining the Women’s Bond Club brochure and assisting other committees with marketing and other communications. The time commitment is flexible and typically requires 4 to 8 hours per month, including monthly team meetings that rotate between phone calls and in-person sessions.
For more information on specific MARKETING/COMMUNICATIONS volunteer opportunities and the required skills, CLICK HERE.

Corporate Outreach Membership & Rising Star

Co-Chaired by Board Members Frieda Lewis (frieda.Lewis@Broadridge.com) and Ivette Collazo (ivette.collazo@blackrock.com) . This committee identifies and targets financial service firms whose diversity programs could benefit from membership in the Women’s Bond Club and/or firms who would further complement the WBC corporate membership roster. The committee taps into the WBC’s broad network when targeting new corporate member firms, prepares presentation material, educates senior executive decision makers regarding Women’s Bond Club benefits and initiates on-boarding of both new corporate and individual members.

Co-Chairs and committee members work with existing corporate members to maximize membership value and “tee up” new initiatives as appropriate. In addition, members often assist current corporate member firms with their own outreach and networking events. The committee also works with our corporate member firms and other industry groups to identify and share best practices. Committee members should be able to work independently as well as in collaboration with a team. Most committee work is flexible and can be completed as the member’s schedule permits. Corporate Outreach meets monthly either in person or via conference call and the time commitment is 5-10 hour/month including the monthly meeting.
For more information on specific CORPORATE OUTREACH volunteer opportunities and the required skills, CLICK HERE.

Merit Award Dinner Committee

Merit Award Dinner, Hosted by Broadridge Financial Solutions. Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, at the American Museum of Natural History, New York City. Rich Daly, President and Chief Executive Officer of Broadridge Financial Solutions, is our Keynote Speaker this year.

Merit Award Dinner Committee

Co-Chaired by Board Members Augusta Sanfilippo (augusta.sanfilippo@citi.com) and Patrice Altongy (patrice.altongy@citi.com). The committee plans the Club’s Merit Award Dinner, which will be held in the Spring. This Women’s Bond Club Ceremony is one of the biggest Financial Services Industry networking events hosted by industry leaders. Through the Merit Award Dinner venue the Club provides market relevant key note speakers and topics, honors women who have provided exceptional leadership within the financial services industry and in the general market place and raises funds for our charitable programs.

Finance Committee

Chaired by Board Member Cheryl Geremia (cheryl.geremia@morganstanley.com). The Finance committee performs various activities to ensure our financial integrity. This year it includes implementing an Investment Committee, providing financial transparency to board members and overseeing the resolution of budget exceptions. The time commitment is 5 to 10 hours per month including a monthly committee conference call.

For more information on specific FINANCE volunteer opportunities and the required skills, CLICK HERE.

Technology Committee

Chaired by Board Member Liliana Robu (lrobu@deloitte.com) and Cindy Deville (Cindy.T.Deville@Chase.com). The Technology Committee’s goal is to modernize and streamline the technology systems used by the WBC Board of Directors and WBC Membership. Initially, the committee will focus on defining requirements and researching state of the art technology platforms and products to replace existing membership and event management systems, including CRM, document repositories/file sharing, reporting, financials, website content management, eBlasts, social media, and event management. The committee will also define and execute the migration and implementation plan, including procurement, defining workflows, managing vendors, system setup and configuration, migrating historical data, creating reports. The committee needs volunteers with IT systems architecture, technical, and project management skills. The time commitment will ultimately depend on the selected solution and is likely to be between 4 to 8 hours per month including twice-monthly committee conference calls.

For more information on specific TECHNOLOGY volunteer opportunities and the required skills, CLICK HERE.

Floating Volunteers

If you can’t meet the on-going time commitments of a committee but would still like to be involved, please join our Floater List. Floaters will be called on an ad-hoc basis to help when one of the committees need additional support with one-time events or tasks. If interested, e-mail businessmgr@womensbondclub.com.

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