OKCRWC – COMMITTEE JOB DESCRIPTIONS
ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS – This committee keeps track of members’ volunteer hours and submits them to both OFRW and NFRW for consideration. The OKCRWC has been a Diamond Award Winner the past 20 years!
AUDIT – This committee consists of three members who conduct an annual audit of the club’s books.
BUDGET/FINANCE – This committee meets in December to develop a budget for the following year. The committee also keeps track of where the club stands vis a vis the scheduled budget. Club Treasurer is Chairman.
BOUTIQUE – This committee handles the purchase and sale of patriotic items at our meetings.
BYLAWS/PROTOCOL – This committee makes sure our bylaws conform to both OFRW and NFRW Bylaws and handles the wording of any proposed bylaws. They also consult if protocol questions arise.
CAMPAIGN FUNDS – This committee studies the candidates running for office in our area and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors as to the dispensation of our donations.
CARING FOR AMERICA – This is our ‘community service’ committee. OKCRW supports several worthwhile charities in the OKC metro area and asks members for donations. Some of these charities include Veterans organizations, Suited for Success, children’s needs, Shelter for Abused Women, and others.
CONTACT COMMITTEE (formerly Telephone Committee) – This committee calls every member before every meeting, to remind them of the upcoming event. They also make calls with any unexpected news (such as meeting cancellation).
FRIENDSHIP – This committee is responsible for sending out sympathy, get well, friendship or other greeting cards.
GREETERS – A member of this committee is the first person you see prior to a meeting, to welcome everyone.
HOMELAND SECURITY/ARMED SERVICES – This committee would be called upon if any security emergency occurred. They also handle the Hugs Project, raising money to send care packages to our military overseas.
HOSPITALITY – This committee comes early for each meeting, starts the coffee and sets up our Brunch Buffet. They also provide seasonal decorations for the table and clean up after the meeting.
LEADERSHIP – This committee works on ideas for gaining new members, especially younger women, and helping to spread the Republican message.
LEGISLATION/RESEARCH – This committee keeps the club up-to-date on the happenings at the Oklahoma Capitol, and may issue a ‘call to action’ for upcoming legislation.
LITERACY – This committee is responsible for selecting an underprivileged grade school each year to present books to each student. The day of the event, several other club members help with the distribution of the books and other gifts, along with snacks. Several times in the past, they have arranged for the OKC Thunder Bus to join us, allowing each of the students to go aboard the bus and select another book. Club members are asked to donate books for 3rd graders.
MEMBERSHIP – This committee is chaired by our 2nd Vice President and is responsible for Welcoming new members into the club and keeping an accurate list of names and contact Numbers. The committee also presents each new member with a Welcome Packet, telling them about our club.
NEWSLETTER – This committee is responsible for collecting information for each monthly Newsletter and setting the information into the proper format. Those members with e-mail addresses receive their newsletter directly. The Newsletter Chairman folds and stamps the newsletters to be mailed and takes them to the Post Office.
PROGRAMS – This committee is chaired by our 1st Vice President. She is responsible for securing speakers for each of our regular meetings, getting the speaker’s bio, writing the article for the newsletter about the upcoming speaker, and then introducing the speaker at the meeting.
REGISTRATION TEA – This committee is responsible for planning and executing our annual Membership Tea held in the fall. They coordinate with the people at the location selected, receive food from our members and take it to the location the day before the event. They also serve as hostesses for the tea. Prior to the tea, they send out invitations to those guests’ names provided by the members.
SCHOLARSHIP – This committee sends out our Mae Austin Scholarship Application to various Republican groups, in order to give money to a non-traditional Republican woman student.
SPECIAL PROJECTS – This committee is responsible for getting volunteers for the various events we support each year, such as Habitat for Humanity Women’s Build, Symphony Showhouse, and the Oklahoma State Fair.
YEARBOOK – This committee is responsible for gathering the up-to-date information from all our members for each year’s new book. They also gather any new information about us Federal offices, as well as our county and state GOP offices.