Get Involved

Business Meetings
Our monthly business meeting is held the first Tuesday of every month from noon – 1 p.m. at the Lubbock Women’s Club, 2020 Broadway Avenue. Admission to the meeting is $15 for members and $16 for nonmembers. The business meeting is a time to discuss new business and hear updates from the board of directors. All members are invited to attend. To make a reservation, contact Heidi Toth at heidi.toth@ttu.edu by noon on the Friday prior to the following Tuesday meeting. Check out our calendar for the current meeting schedule.

Program Meetings
Our monthly program meeting is held the second Tuesday of every month from noon – 1 p.m. at the Lubbock Women’s Club, 2020 Broadway Avenue. Admission to the meeting is $14 for members and $16 for nonmembers. To make a reservation, contact Heidi Toth at heidi.toth@ttu.edu by noon on the Friday prior to the following Tuesday meeting.

Each program meeting features a speaker who contributes to the personal and professional development of members. Below is a list of upcoming program speakers. For more information on our program events, visit our calendar page.

2015 – 2016 Program Speakers 

John Wannamaker
Failure Isn’t Final

David Crews
Creating Teams in the Workplace

Maria Elena Duron
Brand Yourself

Allison Matherly
Analytics & Social Media Engagement

Donna Clarke & Barbara Bessent
Freedom of Information Act

Courtney Gibson
Graphic Files

Membership Mixers
AWC Lubbock hosts two membership mixers per year. The mixers are held during the work week after business hours. All members and prospective members are invited for a few hours of networking with new communications professionals and catching up with friends.

Planning Retreat
Because our “year” runs from August through May, each summer AWC members meet to discuss the direction of the upcoming year. All members are invited to discuss plans and suggest new ideas.

Board of Directors
Fourteen AWC Lubbock members serve on the board of directors each year. The slate for the board of directors is managed by the President Elect each May. If you are interested in joining the board of directors, please contact the President Elect.

Committees
If you are interested in joining AWC Lubbock and want to get involved immediately, join a committee! The following board positions have committee openings:

Programs
Fundraising [Celebrity Luncheon]
Membership
Website
Newsletter
Social Media

Interested in joining one of these committees? Mention it to Amy Punchard, VP of Membership, when you register as a member!

National Conference
The National Association for Women in Communications hosts a biennial conference. All members are invited to attend, and the AWC Lubbock chapter gives all-expense paid scholarships to a predetermined number of AWC Lubbock members. Read more about past national conferences.

Half-Day Workshop
Each year, AWC Lubbock hosts a half-day workshop for communications professionals in the community. This workshop provides professional development for attendees and gives them the opportunity to hear renowned speakers from all over the country.

2016 Half-Day Workshop –

“Ways to Wow in the Workplace”

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Legacy Event Center | 1500 14th Street

 For more information and to register for our half-day workshop, visit our professional development page.