FAWL 2020-2021 State Committee Preference Survey
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Would you like to serve as a member of a FAWL state committee for the 2020-2021 membership year? We have a wide variety of opportunities available, and your fellow members will greatly appreciate your help! If yes, please fill out the following information:

First Name:
Last Name:
Work Phone:
Email Address:

Please review the committee description below, then scroll to the bottom of the page to make your selections. For more information about the committee, please contact the committee directors and chairs via the email link in the description.
If you would like to chair a committee or serve on more than one committee, please contact admin@fawl.org.
Awards: Chair Position Available!
  • Revise and review FAWL Awards applications
  • Solicit applicants and ensure chapters participate at high levels
  • Select award winners
  • Help plan awards portion of FAWL Gala
  • Publicize award winners
Annual Gala Planning Committee: Chair Position Available!
  • Plan the Annual FAWL Gala
  • Help plan the Awards celebration at the Gala
Development (Sponsorships): Susan Warner, Director
  • Enhance FAWL's ability to accomplish its mission by recruiting sponsors
  • Help FAWL continue a decade long streak of not raising dues
FAWL Historian: Wendy Loquasto
  • Assist historian in summarizing yearly accomplishments of FAWL
  • Prepare for honoring our Past Presidents at FAWL's 2020 Summit

FAWL in Love with GAL: Thomasina Moore, Chair
  • Draft materials to send to FAWL members
  • Assign mentors to foster youth
  • Track progress of program and publicize results 
FAWL Journal (Magazine): Jessica Thomas, Director
  • Brainstorm themes and content for FAWL Journal
  • Research and produce timely articles
  • Solicit articles
  • Assist in editing content when needed
  • Obtain sponsor ads
Special Programs Committee: Chair Position Available!
  • Assist in the execution and logistical planning of Presidential initiatives designed to enhance member to member involvement and support
Judicial Nominating Commission Oversight: Chair Position Available!
  • Educate chapters about JNC oversight and endorsement opinion letter
  • Inform chapters when there is JNC activity in their area
  • Follow up with chapters to identify whether any questions of concern are asked
  • Solicit members to apply for judicial positions where there is not yet parity 
Lactation Task Force: Joann Grages Burnett, Chair
  • Assist chapters in opening lactation rooms
  • Draft articles on the same
  • Track progress throughout Florida 
Legislative: Thomasina Moore, Director
  • Identify key pieces of legislation with a high impact for FAWL members
  • Plan CLE programming for Lobby Days
  • Plan lobbying efforts during Lobby Days
  • Find sponsors for Lobby Days
Membership Advancement & Promotion (MAP): Kyleen Hinkle, Chair
  • Educate chapters about MAP
  • Streamline/standardize letters of informed support
  • Identify JNCs and courts where women are underrepresented to accomplish focused recruitment applicants
  • Identify a leader to do the quick turnaround on Bar appointments in January (this involves comparing two Excel spreadsheets and then coordinating communication with chapters) 
  • Communicate with Bar President-Elect to identify what information she is most interested in for use in making appointments
  • Identify substantive Bar Committees where women are underrepresented to draw attention to those issues
Membership: Tiffany McElheran, Director
  • Targeted segment outreach - government lawyers, in-house lawyers, big firm, small firm, non-traditional, academic
  • Geographic outreach - membership calls with chapters quarterly to share membership recruitment and retention ideas
Public Relations: Mariane Dorris, Director
  • Curate social media content on Twitter and Facebook
  • Monthly newsletter with member news and updates on FAWL projects
  • Draft press releases to ensure FAWL's work reaches every corner of the state 
Summit: Chair Position Available!

  • Solicit sponsors
  • Apply for CLE credit for programs
  • Select topics and speakers for CLEs
  • Plan all aspects of formal dinner program
  • Publicize event before and after 
Webinars: Chair Position Available!
  • Coordinate, compile materials and implement webinars on various topics of interest to FAWL members.
Young Lawyers Section: Tiffany Pereira, Director
  • Plan Young Lawyers focused FAWL webinars and substantive programming
  • Apply for grants for young lawyer programs
  • Coordinate outreach to student chapters and involving students in FAWL in-person meetings
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Which of the following volunteer committees would you like to participate in? Please select only one committee, then click the "FINISH" button below.
Awards Committee
Development (Sponsorships) Committee
FAWL History Committee
FAWL in Love with GAL
FAWL Journal Committee
JNC Oversight Committee
Lactation Task Force
Legislative Oversight Committee
Member Advancement & Promotion (MAP) Committee
Summit Planning Committee
Webinars Committee
Annual Gala Planning Committee
Special Programs Committee
Lobby Days Committee