2018 New Member Candidate Guidelines


Membership is by invitation only. All candidates must be Sponsored by one member and Co-Sponsored by one member. An Intent to Sponsor form must be completed by the candidate’s Sponsor by June 8th, 2018.


The candidate must meet at least one of the following criteria:

    • Business owner (with a business license) who has worked full time in her business for at least one year and has at least one employee
    • Business executive or manager whose responsibilities include supervising other employees
    • Degreed or licensed professional (e.g. doctor, lawyer, CPA, etc.)
    • A category for the board to consider for individual merit (e.g. serving in public office, technical career field, etc.)
    • Retired woman falling into one of the above categories
    • A candidate that has successfully completed the Milestones Program


Member candidates must have attended at least three (3) member leadership training meetings during 2018 or five (5) member leadership training meetings during the 2017 and 2018 combined before applying for membership. One WEDC networking event may be substituted for a leadership training meeting. Attendance requirements must be met by the July Leadership Training Meeting.

Additional Information

These guidelines enable us to maintain the professional integrity of our organization. In 2018, we will accept up to 20 new members. Qualified candidates will be invited to complete a membership application and submit a profile, resume, picture and a $100 application fee by June 30th, 2018.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of this great organization!

Please contact membership@wedc-online.com for more information.

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