Get More Involved With IABC By Joining A Committee!

We can always use extra help in growing our chapter and making sure that we continue to offer our members the best in both professional development and fun networking. There are several committees to choose from. Pick one, two, or even all four!

You don’t have to be a member to join a committee. So if you just want to get more involved and help or just learn more about the organization, feel free to sign up!

Below are descriptions and contact information for the board member in charge of the committee.  If interested, send an email with your strengths, interests, and availability to join the committee and start helping.

Committee Descriptions and Contacts

Membership Committee
Chair: President Linda Wesley

  • Contacts prospective members
  • Assists with outreach to new members
  • Finds creative ways to engage current members
  • Proactively surveys current and prospect members both formally and informally
  • Assists with planning member recruitment events (approx. 2 per year)
  • Assists with promotion of membership months (2 per year)

Communications Committee
Chair: VP Communications
Tim Priebe
Vice Chair: Cheryl Homan

  • Assists with social media management and promotions on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Drafts news releases on upcoming events and chapter news
  • Notifies media of newsworthy information
  • Takes pictures at meetings and networking events for promotion on website and social media
  • Assists with maintenance of website, comes up with new content and ideas to reach our audiences

Partners Committee
Chair: President Linda Wesley

  • Assists with engaging current partners
  • Suggests prospect sponsors
  • Maintains relationships
  • Ensures all package incentives and requirements are met
  • Proactively promotes partners package to audiences

Professional Development Committee
Chair: VP Professional Development Thomas Berger
Vice Chair: Catherine Divis

  • Assists with planning of monthly luncheon programs
  • Suggests topics and speakers for monthly luncheon programs
  • Contacts speakers when necessary to obtain availability
  • Assists with planning and executing of professional development Members’ Only Workshops (approx. 2 per year)

Nominating Committee
Chairs: Immediate Past President Larisha Hunter

  • Assists with nominations for all board positions
  • Solicits and collects information from IABC Central Oklahoma Members for nominations
  • Assists with recommendations and preparation of slate of candidates